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‘Understanding Clouds’ – World Meteorological Day

‘Understanding Clouds’ was the theme of World Meteorological Day 2017 (on 23/03) to highlight the enormous importance of clouds for weather climate and water. Clouds are central to weather observations and forecasts. Clouds are one of the key uncertainties in the study of climate change. Clouds play a critical role in the water cycle and shaping the global distribution of water resources.

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By |March 31st, 2017|Events, General|

Towards a single energy market in Europe

In the frame of the integration of national energy markets, European institutions show a willingness to encourage the harmonization and the liberalization of the EU internal energy market. To do so, the interconnection of the national electricity grids is a tremendous lever that give energy market players numerous opportunities, with several advantages for the end user. The advantages of a Single Energy Market are divided […]

By |February 1st, 2017|General|

Reuniwatt will be present at E-World Energy and Water 2017

From the 7th to the 9th of February 2017, will be held the E-World Energy and Water tradeshow in Essen, Germany. For its 17th edition, this event will attract more than 24 000 visitors and reunite around 650 companies active in the sector, from Europe and elsewhere. And for the third year in a row, Reuniwatt will participate in this fair to present its brand new products, developed for the market players.
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By |January 20th, 2017|Events|

Pollutec Innovation Showcase: Reuniwatt among the finalists

Solar InCell, shorlisted during Pollutec’s Innovation Showcase

Reuniwatt exhibited at Pollutec 2016, the 27th international exhibition of environmental equipment technologies and services. During this fair, Reuniwatt presented its meteorological and climatic solutions for the development of solar power. Solar InCell, one of the company’s newest solutions, was among the finalists of Pollutec’s Innovation Showcase.

Reuniwatt’s booth was within the Space Village, along with public and private stakeholders such as Airbus […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Pollutec 2016: get your free badge and book a meeting

Come meet us at Pollutec 2016, the 27th international exhibition of environmental equipment technologies and services in Lyon, from 29th November-2nd December.
Pollutec brings together professionals from around the world to discuss about innovative solutions that allows the reduction of the impact of human activities on the environment, whether it be in industry, local authorities or in the service sector. As an actor of the energy […]

By |November 15th, 2016|Events|

Reuniwatt, winner of the SME Initiatives

The French Minister of Ecology, Sustainable Development and Energy, Ségolène Royal, awarded Reuniwatt winner of the SME Initiatives on Thursday 28th September 2016.
Reuniwatt has been awarded winner of the SME Initiatives for the energetic and ecologic transition, an Investments for the Future programme, in the “Renewable energies” category. Its winning project, entitled PRESTIGE-PV, has also been certified by the Systematic competitivity cluster. The project consists in a […]

By |November 2nd, 2016|Events, Press|

Eumetsat 2016: Solar forecasting presentation at the Meteorological Satellite Conference

 
The 2016 EUMETSAT Meteorological Satellite Conference will take place in Darmstadt, Germany from 26 to 30 September 2016. Reuniwatt will present its recent work on solar forecasting using satellite images.
For its 30th anniversary, the European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) organizes its annual scientific conference in its hometown Darmstadt (Germany) from 26 to 30 september 2016. A special opportunity for this institution counting […]

By |September 13th, 2016|Events, General|

EMS 2016: Forecasting the solar generation in insular areas

At the occasion of its 16th Annual Assembly, which will take place in Trieste (Italy) from September 12.-16. 2016, the European Meteorological Society (EMS) focuses on coastal meteorology. Given the fact that nearly 40% of the European population lives within 50 km from coasts, the quality of weather forecasts is crucial since it largely impacts the safety and the economic activity of insular and littoral areas.
As a solar generation forecasting […]

By |September 7th, 2016|Events, General|

How the solar eclipse challenged the electricity grid in La Réunion

On September 1st, 2016, Reunion Island was on the front row to witness an extraordinary astronomical show: an annular eclipse. How did this rare event impact the photovoltaic generation, and the management of the local power grid?
The Moon gradually blotted out the Sun in the morning of September 1st, successively casting its shadow from Equatorial Africa to the south of the Indian Ocean. Located in […]

By |September 6th, 2016|Events, General|

Case study: Lack of flexibility in European electrical systems leads to deteriorated grid management

How solar forecasting could avoid negative energy prices due to high renewable energy generation.

The German market was affected on May 8th 2016 by an exceptional penetration of variable (solar and wind) renewable energy sources (RES) into the grid. The latter represented nearly 87% of the country’s electricity production, causing the occurrence of negative prices of about € -144.78 on the spot market throughout the day.
This […]

By |August 1st, 2016|General|