forecasting

June 21, 2022
A steep decline in solar irradiance in Spain earlier this year highlights the need for an interconnected European grid and increased investments in forecasting, according to PV data firm Solargis.
June 10, 2022
Japan is forecast to have 111GW of installed solar by 2025 under a business as usual scenario, with this rising to 154GW by 2030. If it were to aim higher, however, under an ‘accelerated scenario’, it could hit 115GW of installed PV by 2025 and top 180GW by 2030, according to a new analysis by RTS Corporation.
November 4, 2021
The installed cost of solar PV, solar-plus-storage and standalone battery energy storage in the US was reduced across all market segments between 2020 and 2021, with the biggest drop seen in the utility-scale segment. 
July 19, 2021
Machine learning techniques have been used in a study to boost the accuracy of renewables forecasts by up to 45%, helping improve grid operations in Australia.
April 14, 2018
Delhi-headquartered renewable energy firm Hero Future Energies has completed India’s first large-scale solar and wind energy hybrid project in the state of Karnataka. PV Tech reports from the inauguration and interviews Hero's chairman and managing director Rahul Munjal.
March 28, 2018
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) for projects to trial short-term forecasting from large-scale wind and solar farms across Australia.
January 2, 2018
State-run coal mining and power firm NLC India has commissioned a 130MW solar project at Neyveli, in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu.
September 26, 2017
India’s Central Electricity Authority (CEA) is debating how and whether to introduce a mandate for solar and wind projects above a certain size to be coupled with energy storage.
August 24, 2017
Sri Lanka approves hospital rooftop PV system, Andhra Pradesh introduces forecasting rules and BHEL on the look for energy storage partners.
August 8, 2017
Indian states are slowly adopting new forecasting rules that will force solar energy plant operators and Regional load dispatch centres (RLDCs) to provide more frequent and accurate projections of energy production or face penalties.

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