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Grid Aggregations

Thousands of PV data points and sites, grouped according to your regions or grid assets. Forecasts and estimated actuals updated every 10–15 minutes.

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Data specifications

Parameters

  • PV Power (MW)
  • PV Power Performance (% of installed capacity)

Forecast probabilities

10th and 90th percentile forecasts provided for: PV Power (MW) PV Power Performance (%)

Spatial coverage

All continents (Rapid update actuals and forecast data) Global (forecasts)

Time granularity

5, 10, 15, 20 or 30 minutes (period mean)

Update frequency

Every 10 or 15 minutes

Time span (Forecast)

Present time to +7 days ahead

Time span (Realtime)

7 days ago to present time

Time span (Recent)

4 months ago to 2 days ago

Time span (Historical)

15 years ago to 2 days ago

Power modelling - Configuration options

Minimum metadata you need to provide

Region definition (political region names, or shapefile) Installed total PV capacity OR List of each PV site location and capacity

  • Grid Aggregations Pricing
  • Priced according to your specific needs, and the size and complexity of the Grid Aggregations you require

    Contact Us now to arrange a quotation. Along with one of our Full Service Partners, we can also help you with:

    • Bespoke, edited or physically signed contracts
    • Ability to licence or re-sell our data
    • A service level agreement defining service levels and response times
    • 24/7 support services, including telephone support
    • Packages including general (non-renewables related) weather services
    • Accuracy guarantees
    • Special consulting projects requiring additional services or report writing

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I create my own Grid Aggregation for evaluation?

Contact us for a sample file format; once we have your installed PV information, your Grid Aggregation will go live in 2-3 days.

What is a Grid Aggregation, exactly?

We forecast the power output of solar PV arrays according to their locations and installed capacities, using our rapid-update solar forecasting system. We then add up all the power output according your specified regions and deliver it to you via API.

Who uses Grid Aggregations?

Energy market operators, network operators, utilities and energy traders are amongst our most common customers for Grid Aggregations.