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Country/Regional Study

To get maximum return on solar energy investments, it is vital for governments, regional development banks, policy makers, and project developers to have a detailed understanding of the solar resource potential in their region of interest.

GeoModel Solar possesses unique know-how in the field of solar resource assessment and is the developer of the best available solar resource database, SolarGIS. Based on our resources and knowledge, we are able to deliver a country or regional specific study that evaluates the solar resource potential of a region.

Objectives of a country/regional study

  • Understand geographical and time patterns of accuracy and interannual variability of solar resource, and the related uncertainty within the extent of a region, with focus on PV and CSP/CPV energy applications
  • Quantify uncertainty and provide bankable and technically-sound solar resource information, using the best available data, methods and knowledge
  • Identify the most suitable areas for developing solar energy projects. Such information is particularly useful for identifying suitable locations for solar parks and multi-MW solar power plants

A solar resource country study is typically supplemented with solar resource information in GIS data format.

To find out more about a solar resource country study please contact us.

Our solutions

climate data and interactive maps,
site selection, PV planning and
PV performance assessment

Solar radiation 
& other meteo data

historical, near-real time
and forecast wheather data
for solar energy technologies

Electricity yield assessment

services for photovoltaics
and solar thermal energy

Roof potential

solar and PV potential of roofs
in urban and industrial zones

Solar resource maps

ask for a map of your region