3TIER, a Vaisala Company
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Forecasting for Energy Scheduling & Trading

Every day more solar power comes onto the grid, making integration and energy trading an ever-greater challenge. 3TIER helps you make quick, risk-based decisions that impact energy production, operational costs, and ultimately profitability by putting the most accurate forecast information at your fingertips.

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Primary Uses

  • Reduce imbalance penalties
  • Maximize solar production
  • Improve scheduling and integration
  • Detect reduced production days
  • Manage your thermal and renewable supply portfolio

Cutting-Edge Forecast Science

3TIER's forecast is the most accurate and sophisticated system to enter the solar market. It calibrates predictions to the complex, localized features of a project site by integrating site measurements and +13 years of hourly, satellite-derived data with advanced weather modeling techniques.

Developed and Tested in the Real World

3TIER's forecast was created through a partnership with one of the Southwest's largest utilities and solar energy producers. The resulting system was piloted, tested, and improved based on performance in real world applications at actual utility-scale solar projects.

Relevant and Actionable Information

Our dynamic dashboard interface gives you instant access to forecasting information for all of your project sites.

  • View, download, and integrate data via our API
  • Customize data displays to the demands of your work
  • Access historical forecast data

Forecasting Products

Solar Forecasting

Day-ahead forecasting for scheduling energy, satisfying PPAs, integrating power, and making market-based trading decisions. More

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