Forecast.Solar

Restful API for Solar plant production and Weather forecast data

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

Public

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

No registration required and free for life.

Features

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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

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

See prices for the professional account at the registration page.

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