Forecast.Solar

Restful API for Solar plant production and Weather forecast data

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Account models

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For pricing please take a look at the accounts section on the homepage.

(Public is free for live, from Personal onwards you need a subscription via PayPal)

Public Personal Personal Plus Professional Professional Plus
Solar production forecast X X X X X
Historic data - X X X X
Clear sky data - - - X X
Weather forecast - - - X X
Solar estimate chart - - - X X
App (depends on estimate charts) - - - X X
Data horizon +1 day +3 days +3 days +6 days +6 days
Data resolution 1 h 30 min 15 min 15 min 15 min
Rate limit
Calls per hour
12 calls
per IP
60 calls
per API key
60 calls
per API key
300 calls
per API key
600 calls
per API key

:!: Please note that the forecasts are updated at the earliest every 15 min. due to the weather data used, so it makes no sense to query more often than every 15 min.!

If you would like to change your subscription, please follow the steps below:

  1. Cancel your current subscription
  2. Make a new subscription

Public

Best for users without loggers to get a quick idea about coming solar production

No registration required and free for life.

Features

If you like the service without an account registration, you can support me to cover the service costs.

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Personal / Personal Plus

Best for users with loggers to integrate the data automatic

Registration with a valid email required, access with personal API key, free trial of 14 days.

Payable for 12 month in advance with PayPal subscription service, accept PayPal payments, credit cards and debit cards.

Features

  • Average solar production data based on historic irradiation data
  • Forecast horizon: This and the next 3 days / 6 days for Personal Plus
  • Data resolution: 30 minutes / 15 minutes for Personal Plus

Professional / Professional Plus

Best for business users with more than one plant and/or loggers to integrate the data automatic

Registration with a valid email required, access with personal API key, free trial of 14 days.

Payable for 12 month in advance with PayPal subscription service, accept PayPal payments, credit cards and debit cards.

Features

Costs

With an account you help to cover the cost of

  • Hosting and bandwidth
  • DarkSky.net API request costs
  • Development of new features
  • Support for the community
account_models.txt · Last modified: 2022/10/25 19:36 by knutkohl