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Frequently asked questions regarding Solcast data.

Within this section are the questions that we face the most.

Do you have logs?

Can I have more than one API key for each department in my company?

Will I have the same forecast from 8 am to 12 am and then another different from 12 to 16 pm? Why is that? This means that live data arrives with a delay period of 4 hours?

You have support for bifacial modules, is this available for TMY Rooftop PV Power?

What are the differences between Live and Historic data?

Can we get a report on how many data points were generated?

When should I query the data for my site?

Is there a failover should there be a disaster?

Why am I getting zero power forecasts during daylight hours?

How can I convert UTC to my Timezone?