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Stellenbosch University, South Africa, 05 Nov 2014
New Solar Resource Maps for South Africa

Stellenbosch University, in cooperation with GeoSUN Africa and GeoModel Solar, this week released updated solar maps for South Africa. The German Government, through their development agency the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), made funding available for this task, as well as to install six radiometric stations in South Africa, in areas where high accuracy ground measurements were not available. Solar resource data from these stations as well as other stations were used by the Slovakia-based company GeoModel Solar to update the existing SolarGIS satellite-derived solar resource database, from which these maps are constructed.
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Bratislava, Slovakia, 3 October 2012
New Era in Performance Assessment of Photovoltaic Systems Starts with pvSpot

GeoModel Solar has launched SolarGIS pvSpot, a new generation performance assessment tool for photovoltaic power plants.
pvSpot is a unique solution that can be used to detect underperformance of any photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Europe and South Africa. It is based on the latest advancements in satellite-based solar modelling and electricity simulation.
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Shanghai, China, 24 May 2012 /PRNewswire/--
GeoModel Solar Introduces New Satellite-based Solar Resource Data for China

GeoModel Solar, a leading international provider of solar resource data, innovative photovoltaic simulation tools and expert consultancy, extended the geographical coverage of the SolarGIS solar resource database and online services to the territory of China.
Organizing Committee of SNEC 6th International Exhibition & Conference, which is one of the biggest solar exhibitions in the world, acknowledged SolarGIS as one of Top 10 Highlights of the event. Ten exhibiting companies, presenting the most advanced technologies and products, received this award. The first official presentation of SolarGIS to the Chinese solar energy industry demonstrated strategic importance of this technology.
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Bratislava, Slovakia, 9 Feb 2012 /PRNewswire/--
GeoModel Solar Releases Most Detailed Solar Resource Maps for South Africa

GeoModel Solar, a leading international provider of solar resource data, online site assessment tools, and expert consultancy, today released a new set of solar maps for South Africa, Lesotho, and Swaziland. The abundant global and direct solar radiation is now mapped in the best possible quality, which will support the development of photovoltaic and concentrated solar energy in the country.
"Uniqueness of these maps is reflected in their very high spatial resolution of 250 metres. As regards temporal resolution, the underlying solar database represents more than 18 years of historical data (1994 - to present) with a time step of up to 15 minutes", said Marcel Suri, Managing Director of GeoModel Solar.
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Abu Dhabi, UAE, 17 Jan 2012 /PRNewswire/--
GeoModel Solar Launches New Generation Online Tools
for Solar Site Prospecting and Bankable Photovoltaic Yield Assessment

GeoModel Solar, a leading international provider of solar resource data, innovative photovoltaic simulation tools and expert consultancy, launched, at the occasion of World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi, a new generation solar software - iMaps and pvPlanner - delivering new industry standards.
iMaps and pvPlanner as a part of SolarGIS online system integrate the best-available solar resource database, covering continuous history of 17 years, with the latest scientific knowledge and best practices in solar and photovoltaic simulation...
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Bratislava, Slovakia, 8 Aug 2011
Photovoltaic Planning In India Benefits
From New Generation Solar Resource Data And Online Tools

GeoModel Solar, a leading international consultancy company in solar resource and PV energy assessment, has announced geographic expansion of its flagship online system SolarGIS to India. SolarGIS high-resolution solar resource database, interactive maps and PV simulation software will be introduced to the Indian solar community at the 5th Renewable Energy India 2011 Expo in New Delhi. SolarGIS follows standards that make solar power planning more accurate and cost effective, and thus reduces risk in decision making...
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