rex documentation

What is rex?

rex stands for REsource eXtraciton tool.

rex enables the efficient and scalable extraction, manipulation, and computation with NRELs flagship renewable resource datasets: the Wind Integration National Dataset (WIND Toolkit), and the National Solar Radiation Database (NSRDB)

rex command line tools

Using Eagle Env

If you would like to run rex on Eagle (NREL’s HPC) you can use a pre-compiled conda env:

conda activate /shared-projects/rev/modulefiles/conda/envs/rev/


source activate /shared-projects/rev/modulefiles/conda/envs/rev/

Installing rex

NOTE: The installation instruction below assume that you have python installed on your machine and are using conda as your package/environment manager.