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Hello Teun,

PVGIS has updated their service. However, we have not yet updated our service to provide automated data from PVGIS. It has also not yet been decided whether we will offer it at all. However, you can still use the data, just go to the PVGIS homepage https://re.jrc.ec.europa.eu/pvg_tools/en/tools.html#MR and extract the monthly radiation data. You can then import this data into PV*SOL as measurement data (https://help.valentin-software.com/pvsol/pages/system-type-climate-and-grid/meteosyn/#create-new-location).

Kind regards,

Marcel

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Hi Marcel!

 

I hacve tried to upload new climate data from PVGIS, but thoose files only can be downloaded in .CSC file, how do I import a CSV file to PV sol with the monthly data?

And can you import longer periods than one year?

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Hi Patrik,

we would recommend to get the TMY data from PVGIS, this would be the most reasonable option to simulate a PV system:

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You can then transform the *.csv file into a *.dat file that you can import into PV*SOL, following these instructions here:

https://help.valentin-software.com/pvsol/pages/system-type-climate-and-grid/meteosyn/#create-new-location

Unfortunately, you can't import longer periods than one year. If you want to simulate real years, you would have to import one *.dat file for each year and then simulate them separately.

 

Hope that helps!

Martin

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