Technical Specification


  • Spatial coverage:    field-of-view of the Meteosat satellite, roughly speaking Europe, Africa, Atlantic Ocean, Middle East (-66° to 66° in both latitudes and longitudes)
  • Data period:        2006 – present
  • Source of data:    CAMS, MERRA2
  • Database of PV modules and inverters: California Energy Commission (CEC); Additional components available on request by the user



Data collected: DC Current, DC Voltage, MPP energy, AC Voltage (three phases), AC Current (three phases)

Data collection interval: 5 min 

Refresh rate: daily


Calculated metrics:

  • Performance ratio (%)
  • Monthly soiling loss (%)
  • Inverter efficiency (%)
  • PV Module efficiency (%)
  • PV Module temperature degradation
  • Inverter temperature degradation 
  • Self-sufficiency rate