INSPIRE Knowledge Base

GeoModel

Description
Organisation: 
GeoModel
Acronym: 
GeoModel
Details
Mission and Objectives: 
GeoModel aims to increase of efficiency and reliability of solar energy technology by developing high resolution climate databases and geoinformation services. The company develops simulation and control tools, interactive maps and web services for solar energy industry for prefeasibility studies, project planning, performance monitoring, and management of distributed solar power generation.
Formal Mandate: 
None
Mandate: 
Private company
Activities: 
Development of solar radiation and climate (weather) databases for Europe, North Africa and Middle East. Development and implementation of algorithms simulating performance of energy systems. Development of online interactive interfaces to databases and maps. Development of automatic web services for exchange, processing and display of spatially-referenced data.
Membership: 
Member of the consortium Task 36 "Solar Resource Knowledge Management" within the Implementation Agreement "Solar Heating and Cooling " of the International Energy Agency
Typology: 
Sectorial
Thematic
PROPOSED ROLE IN INSPIRE DEVELOPMENT

Which role(s) do you foresee for the SDIC in INSPIRE development

  • submit reference material as input to the Drafting Teams
  • yes
  • participate in the review process
  • yes
  • contribute to cost/benefit analysis of the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • implement pilot projects to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • collect and describe user requirements related to Environmental policies
  • yes
  • register a project to test/revise/develop the draft Implementing Rules
  • yes
  • contribute to awareness raising and training
  • yes
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Geographic Domain
    International
    Europe, Africa, Asia
    Societal Sector
    Private sector
    Specific Expertise
    Specific Expertise: 
    Previous Experience relevant for INSPIRE development
    Development of PVGIS web service: http://re.jrc.ec.europa.eu/pvgis/ Development of interactive maps prototype: http://exploremaps.info/ Member of the GMES Atmosphere Service working groups
    Environmental application domains
    Solar energy, energy in buildings, energy management, distributed power generation
    Primary Business
    commercial geo-services, R&D in solar energy