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  • Access to various maps
  • Plug & play solution for your business case

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  • Technical specification can be found here

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  • Optimise your site selection and site assessment 
  • Compare different locations with solar reports, solar maps or raw data
  • Hourly time series from 30 years of global weather simulations
  • Horizontal irradiation (GHI) and other variables within high precision tools 
  • Numerous variables worldwide to your specific site as a database to your own country

You need raw data for software implementation, additional variables or countrywide database? We offer a wide range of products for solar energy - site search. 

Products for Solar Energy - Site Search

Solar report - Radiation variability

Analyses of availability and variability of radiation or PV-power for any site in the world. Based on the hourly time series since 1986 the radiation climate of your site is analysed. The interannual, seasonal or daily radiation distribution is summarized in intuitive graphics to support your site selection or system management strategy. Check out our solar report sample for Basel, Switzerland. 

Solar history - Raw data

solar history offers raw data as hourly, daily or monthly time series or TMY (Typical Meteorological Year) since 1985 with a spatial resolution of 30 km for the following variables: 

  • solar radiation 
  • PV reference yield
  • sunshine 
  • cloud cover 
  • temperature and dew point temperature 

Other variables on demand.       

Solar maps

Based on 30 years of hourly radiation data, meteoblue offers various maps with a spatial resolution of 3-25km for any country in the world. Solar maps allow you to compare different sites in your region at first glance.

Special services 

Satellite comparison

To assure the highest quality level of your ordered radiation data we can compare the last years of solar history data with satellite observed radiation data. Then the model data is used to extrapolate quality of satellite data to a 30 years hourly time series with MOS.

Snow analyses

Based on time series of different weather models and nearby temperature, precipitation and snow measurements we create a downscaled time series which contains the best meteorological expertise snow estimation for your site. The time series is delivered with a report that summarizes data sources and methods for downscaling the data to your specific site. 

Transmission 

The solar history information can be transmitted through the following methods: 

Format 

The meteoblue solar history services can be delivered in the following format: 

  • png (solar maps
  • pdf (solar reports, special services)
  • csv (raw data)
  • json (raw data)

Pricing

Weather archive diagrams are free of charge for the previous year and can be found on the meteoblue website. To get access to all years you need a point+ subscription. 

If you need more information concerning the prices, please send us a request to info@meteoblue.com (or click on the "contact us" button below) with the following details: 

1. Coordinates of the desired place(s)(Latitude, Longitude):

2. Weather variable(s)(e.g. temperature, precipitation):

3. Time period (available since 1985- today): from .. to..

4. Interval (hourly, daily/monthly/yearly aggregations):

5. Purpose for archive data for rebate (optional)

http://content.meteoblue.com/en/legal/commercial-non-commercial-use

5.1. Commercial-use (short description of data usage)

5.2. Non-commercial use (short description of data usage)

6. Additional information (optional)

6.1. Additional information for solar data (PV system information:slope angle, orientation, capacity (kWp))

6.2. Special requirements and comments