Data Download Information

  • This option gives users the ability to download daily and/or hourly time series data as (.csv) files for the solar station(s) and time period of interest
  • Monthly average values of solar and wind resource data from all stations are available for free, to users who have a valid account
  • Order Quote will be provided upon submission of quote request
  • Users can select a “Basic Package” of the following 13 parameters, or choose individual parameters of interest: DNI, GHI, DHI, Air Temperature, Wind Speed and Direction as well as their Standard deviation, Peak Wind Speed, Relative Humidity, Pressure, Azimuth and Zenith Angles
  • Advanced parameters, such as those from newly upgraded Tier 1 stations, are currently free for monthly values for users with a valid account
  • The amount of data available varies by station, with the earliest stations installed in 2013, and new stations continuing to be installed through the end of 2015

Payment Method and Data Use Agreement (DUA)

  • Payment must be made by a certified check payable to King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy, or electronic wire transfer (details to be provided via email with your quote)
  • Data Use Agreement (DUA) is required to be signed and sent in hard copy to K.A.CARE for daily and hourly data requests
  • Send your DUA and check to:
    Atlas Team – Office # 534
    King Abdullah City for Atomic and Renewable Energy (K.A.CARE)
    Olaya Street, AlWurud District
    P.O. Box 2022
    Riyadh, KSA