Workshop on Development of Indigenous Solar Power Forecasting System at National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE)


With regard to bilateral cooperation between India and Germany under the Green Energy Corridors project, an initiative in partnership with NIWE was launched in 2017. The initiative focused on technical collaboration to develop an indigenous solar power forecasting system in India. 

The solar power forecasting model has been developed with technical inputs from a consortium of German experts, including Overspeed GmbH, University of Oldenburg, Suntrace GmbH and SGS weather and environmental systems. The forecasting system has been designed with Indian meteorological conditions in mind. A result dissemination workshop was organised in Bengaluru to highlight the key features and next steps of this project. Over 100 participants from government agencies, including NIWE, IMD, NCMRWF and ISRO, academia and industry participated in the workshop. NIWE’s vision is to create a centre of excellence for RE forecasting in India and provide state-of-the-art services to stakeholders. Furthermore, NIWE officers were trained in model development and operation during the implementation of this project. 

For more details, please contact Mr. Markus Wypior, markus.wypior(at)