SolarAnywhere® Forecast Services

Solar forecasting services to meet the diverse needs of the solar power industry and utilities

There are many uses for solar data, each requiring a different level of precision and detail. With SolarAnywhere Forecast, you get to choose the depth of data you need—no more, no less. You can choose the level of service that best meets your needs from three available options: Basic, Standard and Advanced.

Choose the SolarAnywhere Forecast service that works for you

  • Common Applications
  • Forecast Methodology

BASIC
Low cost & quick to start

  • Connect to the SolarAnywhere API in minutes and start getting power and weather forecasts built for solar. Operate DERs more intelligently, improve visibility into grid operation or support any application under the sun.
  • Support DERMS, ADMS and utility operations
  • Numerical weather prediction (NWP)

Typical Year License
  • Common Applications
  • Forecast Methodology

STANDARD
High accuracy & availability

  • Industry-leading forecast methodology and enterprise-grade reliability set the standard for solar forecasting. Independent power producers will benefit from guaranteed forecast delivery to offtakers and flexible delivery options.
  • Meet utility PPA requirements
  • NWP + Satellite cloud motion + intelligent model blending

Typical Year License
  • Common Applications
  • Forecast Methodology

ADVANCED
Specialized functionality for maximum profit

  • Get an edge in the energy markets with the most accurate, site-specific forecast available. Predict variable output and optimize battery utilization with resolutions up to 1-minute with 1-kilometer precision.
  • Operate dispatchable PV & inform energy trading
  • NWP + Satellite cloud motion + intelligent model blending + site data integration

Forecast Specifications

  • Numerical Weather Prediction Models
  • Satellite Cloud Motion
  • Intelligent Model Blending
  • Machine Learning Power Model
  • Delivery
  • Product Support
  • Geography
  • Forecast Resolutions
  • Forecast Horizon
  • Data Fields

BASIC

  • Options: API only
  • Service Level: 99.9% availability

    Customer Support: Email only

    Service Uptime1: None
  • Global
  • 1-hour, 30-minute, 15-minute

    Up to 25 km
  • 5-days ahead
  • AC power (Solar PV)
    AC energy (Solar PV)
    Irradiance: GHI, DHI, DNI, Plane of Array Irradiance (POAI)
    Temperature
    Wind speed
    Relative humidity (continental U.S. and Hawaii only)

Typical Year License
  • Numerical Weather Prediction Models
  • Satellite Cloud Motion
  • Satellite Cloud Motion
  • Machine Learning Power Model
  • Delivery
  • Product Support
  • Geography
  • Forecast Resolutions
  • Forecast Horizon
  • Data Fields

STANDARD

  • Options: API, FTP, email
  • Service Level: 99.9% availability

    Customer Support: Email + 3-hours/site/year interactive2

    Service Uptime1: Business Hours (M-F, 9 AM – 5 PM PPT)
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
  • 1-hour, 30-minute, 15-minute

    Up to 5 km
  • 7-days ahead

    7 to 75-days ahead climatology
  • AC power (Solar PV)
    AC energy (Solar PV)
    Irradiance: GHI, DHI, DNI, Plane of Array Irradiance (POAI)
    Temperature
    Wind speed
    Relative humidity (continental U.S. and Hawaii only)

Typical Year License
  • Numerical Weather Prediction Models
  • Satellite Cloud Motion
  • Satellite Cloud Motion
  • Machine Learning Power Model
  • Delivery
  • Product Support
  • Geography
  • Forecast Resolutions
  • Forecast Horizon
  • Data Fields

ADVANCED

  • Options: API, FTP, email
  • Service Level: 99.9% availability

    Customer Support: Email + 1-hour/10MW/year interactive2

    Service Uptime1: 24-hours/7-days
  • Continental U.S. and Hawaii
  • Standard + 10, 5 or 1-minute

    Up to 1 km
  • High-resolution data for 30-minute ahead

    7-days ahead

    7 to 75-days ahead climatology
  • AC power (Solar PV)
    AC energy (Solar PV)
    Irradiance: GHI, DHI, DNI, Plane of Array Irradiance (POAI)
    Temperature
    Wind speed
    Relative humidity (continental U.S. and Hawaii only)

1 SolarAnywhere Service Uptime tracks forecast generation and delivery. If a Service interruption occurs due to an unforeseen circumstance such as a satellite error, the system will alert on-call support during the period specified (e.g. for Advanced Forecast customers, Clean Power Research will respond 24/7).
2 Interactive customer support includes phone or shared-screen online meeting applications.

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