8TH TRAINING IN SOLAR RADIATION - 20 TO 24 JAN. 2020 - SOPHIA ANTIPOLIS, FRANCE

Last update: Oct. 2019
   

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Contact Dr. Mathilde Marchand via our mailing list support-sales-at-soda-is.com to save your seat! 

 

Address: MINES ParisTech, 1 rue Claude Daunesse, 06904 Sophia Antipolis. Organize your trip

 

Program

 

The main courses of the program are:

  • science and techniques related to surface solar radiation
  • ground sensors, satellite imagery and numerical meteorological models
  • solar mapping at different spatial scales (worldwide to urban scales)
  • long term solar resources
  • solar variability and forecast
  • solar potential mapping with Quantum GIS
  • advanced solar data processing with Python

Training language: English

 

Day 1 Monday January 20th, 2020 (OPTIONAL)

14:00 – 16:00

Basics in solar radiation - Practical work : sun position

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break

16:30 – 17:30

Basics in GIS

 

Day 2 Tuesday January 21th, 2020

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome coffee - Registration

09:00 – 10:30

  • Presentation of MINES ParisTech and Transvalor
  • Presentation of PVPS task 16 (international experts network for solar resource and forecast: www.iea-pvps.org)
  • Introduction of posters of OIE PhD students
10:30 - 11:00

Coffee break – poster session

11:00 – 12:00

Presentation of the SoDa service

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

Site prospection using existing atlases (IRENA, PACA, Urban solar cadasters…)

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break – poster session

16:00 – 17:00

In-situ measurements

17:00 – 17:30

Using existing in-situ pyranometric measurements

17:30 – 18:00

Using existing measuring stations from a nearby network

18:00

Adjourn day

 

Day 3 Wednesday January 22th, 2020

09:00 – 11:30

Practical work: Analyze cases of measurement failures

11:30 – 12:30

Supplementing ground data with meteorological analyses

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:00

Supplementing ground data with satellite data – Introduction

14:00 – 14:30

Limitations of satellite-based methods

14:30 – 15:30 SoDa, HelioClim and Heliosat-2, CAMS radiation and CAMS McClear services
15:30 – 16:00 Validation

16:00 – 16:30

Coffee break – poster session

16:30 – 17:00 Calibration of a long term satellite irradiation time series
17:00 – 17:30 Analyze of long term solar resource – variability and representativeness (TMY)

17:30

Adjourn day

 

Dinner at Antibes

 

Day 4 Thursday January 23th, 2020

09:00 – 10:30

Monitoring an installation with satellite irradiation data: the challenge to deal with high resolution spatial and temporal variability

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break – poster session

11:00 – 12:00 Introduction to forecast methodologies

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

13:30 – 14:15 Bank and projects financing – Questions and answers
14:15 – 16:30
New projects:
  • NEXTGEOSS: www.nextgeoss.eu
  • E-SHAPE: www.e-shape.eu
New services SoDa:
  • Cadastres solaires
  • Prévision solaire
  • Spectral

16:30 – 16:45

Wrap-up

16:45

Adjourn day

 

Day 5 Friday January 24th, 2020 (OPTIONAL)

09:00 – 12:30

Parallel practical work sessions
  • QGIS discovery and use for solar potential mapping
  • Jupyter Notebook for solar processing (prerequisite: Python knowledge)

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Parallel practical work sessions
  • QGIS discovery and use for solar potential mapping
  • Jupyter Notebook for solar processing (prerequisite: Python knowledge)

16:00

Adjourn day