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SRML stations: Challis, ID
(Latitude: 44.44; Longitude: -114.13; Altitude: 1651 m)

The Challis station is operated by the Salmon River Electric Cooperative to evaluate the solar electric potential of the area. The station includes a Radiant rotating shadowband radiometer and a LiCor pyranometer tilted 90 degrees facing south. Links in the table below will take you to more in-depth information about the accuracy of the data collected and the instruments in use.

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Data type Instrument Data interval Period of record
Solar radiation data
Global Radiant RSR 1 min. 2009-2019
Direct normal Radiant RSR 1 min. 2009-2019
Diffuse Radiant RSR 1 min. 2009-2019
Tilted south 90° LI-COR Pyranometer 1 min. 2009-2019
Meteorological data
Temperature   1 min. 2009-2019
Solar cell performance

Station maintenance

For more information about how the solar radiation data are being utilitized, contact Salmon River Electric Cooperative.

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Last revised: March 25, 2022.

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