Solar resource and forecasting at municipality level

EO4GEO Webinar

Solar resource and forecasting at municipality level 2022-03-21T11:52:06+00:00

Product Description

A webinar aimed to designate the potential role of solar energy resource and forecasting in solar farms’ efficient planning and operation.

The participants will be able to understand the basics about solar resource and forecasting as well as the benefits of Earth Observation systems to the solar energy sector. State-of-the-art solar energy forecasting tools from European to municipality scale will be presented for selected cases.

The webinar is mainly non-technical and targets planners on regional/city/municipal scale as well professionals with no extensive experience in solar energy.

Learning outcomes

  • Learn the concepts of Energy Meteorology and discuss what it offers to the solar sector.

  • Recognize the main atmospheric and solar-related parameters that contribute to the efficient use of PV and CSP systems.

  • Learn the basic principles of solar forecasting.

  • Discuss about Earth observations for solar nowcasting and forecasting.

  • Identify the use of solar energy tools for urban scale applications.

  • Learn about PV nowcasting and short-term forecasting in urban scale.

BoK concepts

Webinar recording


The workshop is organised by UPAT in collaboration with the e-shape project, in the framework of the EO4GEO project.

Education level



Creation date

November 9th, 2021


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