NASA POWER Global Community (GloCo) Summit

POWER celebrated its 25th Anniversary at POWER’s first virtual Global Community (GloCo) Summit event held on 21-22, September 2022.

You can view the event materials, agenda, and recordings below. By clicking this link, you can access a Summary Report from the Summit.

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The POWER GloCo Summit was a FREE two-(half) day virtual event on September 21st and 22nd, 2022, hosted by the NASA POWER Project Team.
Come celebrate the project’s 25th anniversary at the Global Community Summit by viewing the event recordings below.

  • Learn more about the NASA POWER Project
  • Watch new product capability demonstrations
  • Engage in community-driven breakout sessions
  • Hear how users are utilizing NASA POWER products

Meet Our NASA Leadership

Emily Sylak Glassman portrait

Dr. Emily Sylak-Glassman serves as the program manager/deputy director of the Applied Sciences Program in NASA’s Earth Science Division, where she leads a broad portfolio of efforts to apply knowledge of Earth science to benefit people and the planet. She has also served as senior policy analyst for the Office of Technology, Policy, and Strategy, in which she provided data- and evidence-driven advice to NASA leadership. Before joining NASA, Emily worked at the Science and Technology Policy Institute, in which she supported the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. Emily holds a PhD in chemistry from UC Berkeley and B.S. degrees in chemistry and biological chemistry from the University of Chicago.

Emily Sylak-Glassman, Ph.D.

Program Manager/Deputy Director of the Applied Sciences Program

Paul Stackhouse portrait

Dr. Stackhouse is a Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia and leads the POWER team. He also leads the NASA/Global Energy and Water Cycle Experiment (GEWEX) Surface Radiation Budget (SRB) Project, and is a science team member of the Clouds and Earth Radiant Energy System (CERES) project and co-leads the FLASHFlux (Fast Longwave and Shortwave radiative Fluxes) working group.. Dr. Stackhouse completed his M.S. and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences at Colorado State University in 1989 and 1995 respectively.

Paul Stackhouse Jr, Ph.D.

NASA POWER Chief Scientist

Meet Our Keynote Speakers

Gerrit Hoogenboom portrait

Dr. Gerrit Hoogenboom is a Preeminent Scholar in the Food Systems Institute and Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering at the University of Florida, USA. Prior to joining the University of Florida, he was the Director of the AgWeatherNet Program and Professor of Agrometeorology at Washington State University. He has over 30 years of experience in the development of crop simulation models and decision support systems. Applications range from freeze forecasting to climate variability and climate change, water resources management, biofuels, economic and environmental sustainability, and food and nutrition security. He currently coordinates the development of the Decision Support System for Agrotechnology Transfer (DSSAT;, one of the most popular crop modeling systems across the world. He frequently organizes and facilitates international training workshops on crop modeling and decision support systems. He has published over 450 scientific papers in refereed journals as well as numerous book chapters and proceedings (h-index 88; i10-index 452; Citations 35,906; Google Scholar). Since 2019, he is the Editor-in-Chief for The Journal of Agricultural Science (Cambridge). He received his Ph.D. from Auburn University, USA, and M.Sc. in Theoretical Production Ecology and M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Horticulture from Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

Gerrit Hoogenboom, Ph.D

Institute for Sustainable Food Systems

Drury B. Crawley portrait

Dr. Drury B. Crawley, Ph.D., AIA, Fellow ASHRAE, BEMP, is a Bentley Fellow and Director of Building Performance Research with Bentley Systems Inc., focusing on building performance, BIM, zero-energy buildings, resilience, sustainability, and smart cities. With more than 40 years of experience in energy efficiency, renewable energy, and sustainability, Dr. Crawley has worked in engineering software development, government research, and standards development organizations, as well as building design and energy consulting companies.

Drury B. Crawley, Ph.D.

Bentley Systems, Incorporated™

Gregory Leng portrait

Gregory J. Leng is the creator and Director of the RETScreen Clean Energy Management Software platform at Natural Resources Canada’s (NRCan) CanmetENERGY research centre in Varennes, Quebec. The platform enables low-carbon planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting. Greg is also a Fellow at the Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines, in Golden, Colorado.

His career is focused on the clean energy market, technology and policy interface and he has been working in the renewable energy and energy efficiency fields since 1987. Prior to joining NRCan, he was based in Hyderabad, India as the India Country Manager (dLA Consultant) for the International Fund for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (IFREE).

Greg obtained a Master of Science degree from the University of Massachusetts Lowell in Energy Engineering (Solar Energy Engineering) and a Bachelor of Commerce degree (Marketing and International Business) from McGill University.

Gregory J. Leng

RETScreen International

Event Schedule

  1. “Using NASA POWER Data to Specify Solar Water Pumping Systems” by Ken Muturi, the Davis & Shirtliff Group (RE)
  2. “SOLARPE PRO, a Free Android App for Photovoltaic Systems” by Pedro García, SOLARPE PRO (RE)
  3. “POWER in the Classroom: Plugging in the Numbers for COP26” by Daniel Devine, Digital Skills Education (RE)
  4. “NASA DEVELOP Energy Projects: Building Capacity to Use POWER to Determine Solar Potential” by Cecil Byles, NASA DEVELOP (RE)
  5. “Solar Insolation Lookup Tool (SILT)” by Davis Conley, SIL International (RE)
  6. Question & Answer Session, led by Dr. Paul Stackhouse

Event Recordings

Community Breakout Sessions

During tailored, community-driven breakout sessions, users had the opportunity to collaborate with subject matter experts in brainstorming ideas for enhancements and improvements to POWER's applications and data offerings.

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Renewable Energy

The Renewable Energy Archive is designed to provide access to parameters specifically tailored to assist in the design of solar and wind powered renewable energy systems.

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Sustainable Infrastructure

The Sustainable Buildings Archive is designed to provide industry-friendly parameters for the buildings community, to include parameters in multi-year monthly averages.

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The Agroclimatology Archive is designed to provide web-based access to industry-friendly parameters formatted for input to crop models contained within agricultural DSS.