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Solar Atlas for the Mediterranean

Hoyer-Klick, Carsten and Wald, Lucien and Menard, Lionel and Blanc, Philippe and Wey, Etienne and Saboret, Laurent and Suri, Marcel and Cebecauer, Tomas and Caltik, Marek and El Gharras, Abdelghani and Mahmoud, Maged and Schroedter-Homscheidt, Marion and Schillings, Christoph and Wander, Thomas (2012) Solar Atlas for the Mediterranean. SolarPaces 2012, Sep. 11th - 14th, 2012, Marrakesch, Marokko.

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Abstract

The solar resource is the "fuel" of solar energy applications and its availability is a key economic parameter in system design. Even though the southern and eastern Mediterranean region is served by several commercial data providers, in a public domain, so far only coarse resolution (100 km) data or data with limited temporal coverage is available. For more rapid development of policies and to attract the industrial interest in this region a more enhanced and easy to access free information is needed. The project will bring high resolution (1 km), long term coverage of at least 15 years data on the available solar resources for the region covering the countries Algeria, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Mauretania, Morocco, Palestine National Authority, Syria, Tunisia, and Turkey. The resource data will be derived from Earth Observation satellite data, based on published and transparent methodologies and the data will be validated with existing ground measurements in the region. The database will be provided by SOLEMI and Helioclim-3 (SoDa) sources - Global Horizontal Irradiation (GHI) and Direct Normal Irradiation (DNI). The data will be made available via a distributed information system which will ensure the ease of access to the data. The free access to the data will include historical, annual and monthly averages, and more detailed data products and services will remain the domain of commercial data providers.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/80151/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Poster)
Title:Solar Atlas for the Mediterranean
Authors:
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Hoyer-Klick, Carsten DLRUNSPECIFIED
Wald, LucienMines ParisTechUNSPECIFIED
Menard, LionelMines ParisTechUNSPECIFIED
Blanc, PhilippeMines ParisTechUNSPECIFIED
Wey, EtienneTransvalorUNSPECIFIED
Saboret, LaurentTransvalorUNSPECIFIED
Suri, MarcelGeomodel SolarUNSPECIFIED
Cebecauer, TomasGeomodel SolarUNSPECIFIED
Caltik, MarekGeomodel SolarUNSPECIFIED
El Gharras, AbdelghaniOMEUNSPECIFIED
Mahmoud, MagedRCREEEUNSPECIFIED
Schroedter-Homscheidt, MarionDLRUNSPECIFIED
Schillings, ChristophDLRUNSPECIFIED
Wander, ThomasDLRUNSPECIFIED
Date:September 2012
Refereed publication:Yes
Open Access:Yes
Gold Open Access:No
In SCOPUS:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Status:Published
Keywords:Solar resource Assessment altas
Event Title:SolarPaces 2012
Event Location:Marrakesch, Marokko
Event Type:international Conference
Event Dates:Sep. 11th - 14th, 2012
Organizer:SolarPaces
HGF - Research field:Energy
HGF - Program:Renewable Energies
HGF - Program Themes:Renewable Energies (old)
DLR - Research area:Energy
DLR - Program:E MS - Systems analysis
DLR - Research theme (Project):E - Systemanalyse und Technikbewertung (old)
Location: Stuttgart
Institutes and Institutions:Institute of Engineering Thermodynamics > Systems Analysis and Technology Assessment
Deposited By: Hoyer-Klick, Carsten
Deposited On:20 Dec 2012 11:19
Last Modified:31 Jul 2019 19:39

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