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New Years Wishes

Thank you for your trust over the last decade. We wish all our customers, followers, supporters and friends a Happy and Prosperous New Year!
We are also very proud to announce that in 2020 we’ll be celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Reuniwatt!

A look back at what happened in Reunion Island over the last decade
Since the 1980’s the energy consumption on Reunion Island had been increasing rapidly. […]

By |January 8th, 2020|Company News|

Our Product Range – from Project Development to Operations

Reuniwatt focuses on energy meteorology and related products and services. Get an overview over the many applications of our products through life cycle of solar power plant in the following article.

Forecasting and Monitoring Services for Solar Power
Since founding the company in 2010, our proficiency in meteorological services for the renewable energy industry has led us to support many projects all around the globe. We believe […]

By |December 9th, 2019|Company News, Press room|

Oiapoque – a Flagship for Diesel-PV Hybridisation

In 2017, power plant operator Voltalia SA commissioned a 4MWp solar plant in Oiapoque municipality, in the state of Amapá, Brazil, in the Amazon region of Brazil, and since has been using Reuniwatt’s irradiance forecasting for anticipating solar fluctuations.

Renewing the power supply of Oiapoque

Engaging wind and solar technology manufacturers, already operating Diesel-powered minigrids in Brazil have been slowly changing towards a more sustainable type […]

By |November 14th, 2019|Company News|

Observe the sky with our all-sky cameras

Our innovative and patented sky cameras were developed by Reuniwatt for the continuous tracking and forecasting of the cloud cover. What are they offering and how can they be useful for solar power plants and other applications?
 
Discover Sky InSight™ and Sky Cam Vision™ 
The variability of clouds above a site is a challenge for power plant operations and meteorological purposes alike. Sky cameras can be […]

By |November 11th, 2019|Company News, Industry news|

Solar Asset Management with SunSat™ Digital Twin

Reuniwatt’s SunSat™ Digital Twin offers PV performance monitoring through satellite-to-irradiance data, enabling better business, information and asset management in the digital world. It allows asset managers room for improving the asset value while ensuring optimal functioning of the solar fleet.
Reliable satellite-to-irradiance-based health checks for Asset Managers
Steady performance quality remains an issue in solar asset management and triggers the demand for reliable, high-quality operational management solutions. […]

By |October 21st, 2019|Company News, Industry news|

Forecast integration into hybrid plant controls

Our colleague Olivier Liandrat recently presented our advances in short-term forecasting for microgrid applications at the Hybrid Power Systems Workshop 2019 in Crete, Greece.
Integrating Renewables into Microgrids
PV-Diesel hybrid plants have been established as one choice for the electrification of isolated and remote communities and off-grid plants for C&I applications. PV energy reduces the costs while diesel compensates the PV variability risk. In our research project, […]

By |June 26th, 2019|Company News, Industry news|

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!
Research increases forecast accuracy
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 […]

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, Press room|

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, Industry news|