Standards and Guidelines

In order to summarize the high quality requirements in wind and solar measurement, international standards and technical guidelines have been developed and networks have been founded.

IEC 61400-12-1:2017 The IEC 61400-12-1 is the most important standard for wind measurement. This standard specifies the correct set-up of a met mast including installation of sensors. It describes th…
MEASNET MEASNET is an international network of measurement institutes, which developed the guideline "Evaluation of site-specific wind conditions". This guideline describes the process of site assess…
TR6 (Rev. 11) The technical guideline TR6, published by the German "Fördergesellschaft Windenergie und andere Erneuerbare Energien", describes processes to determine the wind potential and the energy…
ISO 9060 Solar energy – Specification and classification of instruments for measuring hemispherical solar and direct solar radiation In the ISO 9060 standard pyranometers are classified in three clas…
IEC 61724-1:2017 Photovoltaic system performance – Guideline for measurement, data exchange and analysis This standard decribes measurement system components and processes. It focuses on measurement …
Global Wind Atlas The Global Wind Atlas is part of an international collaboration with the Danish DTU Wind Energy as project leader. The online platform provides wind data, which can be used to pre-…
Global Solar Atlas The World Bank Group provides the Global Solar Atlas. The Global Solar Atlas is an online platform developed as part of the Energy Sector Management Assistance Program (ESMAP). It…