Maximum solar efficiency shouldn’t cost the earth

Accurate, rapid-update forecasting to improve your yield and planning

Do you have the next-generation foresight you need to maximise your profits?

Weatherzone Business and Solcast are a market-leading partnership delivering highly specialised solar data to the Australian renewable energy industry.

Designed for utility scale solar sites, we offer you a globally proven solution.

With low upfront CAPEX and powerful cloud-based information systems, you can access a complete suite of irradiance and weather data to ensure forecast accuracy and improve site efficiency.

Solcast is the world leader in real-time actuals and rapid-update solar forecasts. This solution utilises Solcast’s centralised Amazon Web Services’ (AWS) cloud infrastructure for all complex algorithmic processes and data plumbing. You will gain the power of AWS to interpret and deliver your data at top speed, providing real-time, historical and forecasting estimates direct to your API.

Receive monitoring and support from the Weatherzone and Solcast teams, 24/7.

We’ve uncovered your power potential

Utilising Solcast’s satellite fleet, sky-imagers and the SCADA data collected from your solar farm, you will acquire not only forecasting capability, but a precise picture of your actual yield and PR. Specifically built to ensure you meet the requirements of the AEMO and reduce your exposure to costly penalties.

Market Leading Data

Reap the efficiency and yield benefits of world-leading solar and irradiance data, without it costing the earth.

Proven Results at Scale

More than 60% of large-scale solar capacity in the NEM already relies on the data provided by the Weatherzone and Solcast solution.

Monitoring and Alerts

Real-time error alerts are delivered when your SCADA system detect any drop in performance, so that a solution can be found quickly.

Latest news

Satisfy your weather obsession with these news headlines from around the nation, and the world.

Wet season arriving in WA this week

Rain and thunderstorms will replace extreme heat over large areas of WA this week, with some places in the state’s north likely to see enough rain to officially mark the start of the wet season. In Australia, the northern wet season is defined as the date after September 1 when at least 50 mm of […]

Second hottest summer days on record in Perth

Perth just had its second hottest summer on record based on daytime temperatures, capping off the season with a remarkably warm February featuring a record-breaking number of 40°C days. The average maximum temperature in Perth this summer was 32.6ºC. This is roughly 1.7°C above the long-term average and the city’s 2nd highest summer maximum temperature […]

Sweaty, stormy end to Sydney’s third hottest summer on record

  Sydney has ended its third warmest summer on record with a warm and muggy day featuring afternoon thunderstorms – providing a fitting end to what was an unusually sweaty season for the NSW capital city. Sydney’s mean temperature this summer will come in at around 24.1ºC, which is just over 2ºC above the long-term […]

Record summer warmth in Brisbane

Brisbane just tossed and turned through its warmest summer on record based on overnight minimum temperatures, with the city also registering one of its top two warmest summers on record based on the mean temperature. A combination of abnormally high temperatures and atmospheric moisture made Brisbane feel abnormally hot and sweaty this summer. All three […]