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The importance of innovation at Reuniwatt

Innovation is the cornerstone of Reuniwatt’s strategy, which is why we engage on many R&D Partnerships. But there’s also hands-on research happening within our company!

In a joint research project of Reuniwatt and Université de La Réunion, Dr. Frederik Kurzrock recently obtained his PhD in atmospheric physics at HQ location Reunion Island.
His dissertation “Geostationary satellite data assimilation with limited-area models for tropical solar irradiance forecasting” focused […]

By |June 26th, 2019|Company News|

An Interview with Founder and CEO Nicolas Schmutz

Reuniwatt is a leading expert in atmospheric science and solar forecasting with a strong focus on R&D. The company has won EU funding and has been nominated for The Smarter E Awards the second time in the category Smart Renewable Energy in 2019. Founder Nicolas Schmutz has his heart set on cloud observation and satellite-based forecasting techniques. He explains why R&D is so important, and […]

By |June 19th, 2019|Company News, Press room|

Masen chooses Reuniwatt for its solar forecasts

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy selected Reuniwatt following a tender process for solar forecasting services for PV and CSP plants.
As a central player of the renewable energy development in Morocco, Masen pursues the Morocco’s objective to secure 52% of the country’s energy mix from renewable sources by 2030. In order to meet this ambitious goal, the notable installation of 2000 MW of photovoltaic and […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Company News|

How Renewables change the face of a tropical island

Thanks to the government’s strategy and financial incentives, the energy market on Reunion Island is changing rapidly towards a more sustainable future. Today, more than 60% of the island’s homes have solar water heaters installed on their roofs. Since the early 2000’s, public policies have largely incentivized photovoltaic solar energy in Reunion Island, making it a test lab for renewables – on- and off-grid.

Reunion Island […]

By |December 7th, 2018|Company News, News|

Excellence in R&D: E-SPACE Monitoring wins support of EU

Since its founding, Reuniwatt has been active in solar irradiance assessment and forecasting. Our objective is to make performance monitoring more reliable and provide the best quality performance assessment. As a highly innovative company, our R&D excellence has been recognized by the EU, which granted Reuniwatt support for the development of e-SPACE monitoring as part of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument.
The H2020 SME Instrument is […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Company News|

Reuniwatt to strengthen its meteorological offer

Reuniwatt, a French company specialised in cloud observation and forecasting, announced the arrival of Laurent Sauvage as an Executive Advisor. This position was created to support the growth of the company’s activities in the meteorological sector.
Laurent Sauvage has a strong track record as an entrepreneur in the energy and meteorological markets, with 20 years of experience. His successes include the co-founding and scientific direction of […]

By |March 28th, 2018|Company News, Press room|

Voltalia partners with Reuniwatt in its first solar plant in Brazil

Reuniwatt’s ground sky imager will collect images that will help Voltalia get the best performance from its solar plant, located in Oiapoque, Brazil.
Partnership for a groundbreaking PV-diesel system in Brazil
Voltalia, an international energy producer from renewable sources, announces a partnership with Reuniwatt, a market leader in forecasting solutions, to perform very short-term solar forecasts through a ground sky imager for its first solar plant in […]

By |February 28th, 2018|Company News, Press room|

New Key Account Manager Thomas Mart joins Reuniwatt

We are pleased to welcome Thomas Mart to our team, and to let him introduce himself:                                 
“Who I am: Entrepreneur with over 20 years career in Germany, Australia, South Africa and USA. A firm believer in renewable energy, I have dedicated myself to the photovoltaic power industry for almost a […]

By |January 10th, 2018|Company News, Press room|

DEIF’s controller systems and Reuniwatt’s ground imagers are compatible to optimise PV consumption on hybrid projects

French leading solar forecasting provider Reuniwatt and Danish global market leader in control solutions for decentralised power production have just signed a compatibility certificate for hybrid projects.
A huge perspective for industrial microgrid applications
Hybrid projects including a solar installation coupled with diesel generators are being increasingly used in remote locations for various purposes including rural electrification, mining and agriculture. In such isolated areas, PV presents serious […]

By |November 21st, 2017|Company News, Press room|

Improve your irradiance measurements with Solar InCell™

Solar power plant operators (Asset Managers, O&M service providers) and project developers face well-known technical difficulties concerning the irradiance measurement (with tools such as a pyranometer): wiring difficulties, poor data reliability and limited access to the database…. Taking into account the feedback from field experience, Reuniwatt has developed the Solar InCell™, a turnkey device that solves these down-to-earth complications linked with GHI and GTI measurement.
 
The […]

By |September 27th, 2017|Company News|