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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.

Winter chill sets in

It’s a chilly one this Friday across the most heavily populated corner of the country, as a thick layer of cloud prevents the sun’s warmth from bumping up temperatures. Take a look at the chart below at midday on Friday, June 14. The first feature of interest is the widespread cloud covering almost all of […]

Massive swell arriving this weekend

A Tasman Low pressure system will whip up large and powerful swell for several days from Saturday, with the potential to impact port operations along the eastern seaboard.   The images below show that a stubborn high-pressure system will cradle the low and keep it over the Tasman Sea between Saturday and Wednesday.    Images (top […]

More rain for WA

Another northwest cloud band has brought significant rain to parts of the southwest during the last 24 hours, with more to come.  The largest totals southwest WA has seen in the 24 hours leading up to 9am on Wednesday, June 12 were;  Maxon Farm recorded 31mm   Lancelin (defence) saw 19.2mm fall  14.8mm fell at […]

Hydropower season has begun

Snow has fallen across the high country of Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and the ACT, with the hydropower season officially beginning. Snowfalls totals were in the light to moderate range depending on the location in the mountains. Perisher ski resort in NSW is calling 25 cm on the ground, with most other resorts reporting […]