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A global inventory of solar photovoltaic generating units - dataset

Kruitwagen, Lucas; Story, Kyle; Friedrich, Johannes; Byers, Logan; Skillman, Sam; Hepburn, Cameron


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{
  "publisher": "Zenodo", 
  "DOI": "10.5281/zenodo.5005868", 
  "language": "eng", 
  "title": "A global inventory of solar photovoltaic generating units - dataset", 
  "issued": {
    "date-parts": [
      [
        2021, 
        10, 
        27
      ]
    ]
  }, 
  "abstract": "<p>This is the data repository accompanying Kruitwagen, L., Story, K., Friedrich, J., Byers, L., Skillman, S., &amp; Hepburn, C. (2021) A global inventory of photovoltaic solar generating units, <strong>Nature, </strong><em>forthcoming</em>. This repository contains the training, cross-validation, test, and predicted data set as described in the publication. The contents of this repository are briefly summarised here, see the publication for further details.</p>\n\n<p><strong>Repository contents:</strong></p>\n\n<p><em>trn_tiles.geojson:&nbsp;</em>18,570&nbsp;rectangular areas-of-interest used for sampling training patch data.</p>\n\n<p><em>trn_polygons.geojson:&nbsp;</em>36,882&nbsp;polygons obtained from OSM in 2017&nbsp;used to label training patches.</p>\n\n<p><em>cv_tiles.geojson:&nbsp;</em>560&nbsp;rectangular areas-of-interest used for sampling cross-validation data seeded from <a href=\"https://www.wri.org/research/global-database-power-plants\">WRI GPPDB</a></p>\n\n<p><em>cv_polygons.geojson:&nbsp;</em>6,281 polygons corresponding to all PV solar generating units present in cv_tiles.geojson at the end of 2018.</p>\n\n<p><em>test_tiles.geojson:&nbsp;</em>122 rectangular regions-of-interest used for building the test set.</p>\n\n<p><em>test_polygons.geojson: </em>7,263 polygons corresponding to all utility-scale (&gt;10kW) solar generating units present in test_tiles.geojson at the end of 2018.</p>\n\n<p><em>predicted_polygons.geojson:&nbsp;</em>68,661 polygons corresponding to predicted polygons in global deployment, capturing the status of deployed photovoltaic solar energy generating capacity at the end of 2018.</p>", 
  "author": [
    {
      "family": "Kruitwagen, Lucas"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Story, Kyle"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Friedrich, Johannes"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Byers, Logan"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Skillman, Sam"
    }, 
    {
      "family": "Hepburn, Cameron"
    }
  ], 
  "version": "1.0.0", 
  "type": "dataset", 
  "id": "5005868"
}
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