Python API fetching Solarpanels forecast information.
With this python library you can request data from forecast.solar and see what your solar panels may produce in the coming days.
pip install forecast-solar
This library returns a lot of different data, based on the API:
- Total Estimated Energy Production - today/tomorrow (kWh)
- Estimated Energy Production - This Hour (kWh)
- Estimated Energy Production - Next Hour (kWh)
- Highest Power Peak Time - Today (datetime)
- Highest Power Peak Time - Tomorrow (datetime)
- Estimated Power Production - Now (W)
- Estimated Power Production - Next Hour (W)
- Estimated Power Production - In +6 Hours (W)
- Estimated Power Production - In +12 Hours (W)
- Estimated Power Production - In +24 Hours (W)
- Rate limit
- Account type
- Rate remaining
import asyncio from forecast_solar import ForecastSolar async def main() -> None: """Show example on how to use the library.""" async with ForecastSolar( api_key="YOUR_API_KEY", latitude=52.16, longitude=4.47, declination=20, azimuth=10, kwp=2.160, damping=0, damping_morning=0.5, damping_evening=0.5, horizon="0,0,0,10,10,20,20,30,30", ) as forecast: estimate = await forecast.estimate() print(estimate) if __name__ == "__main__": asyncio.run(main())
||Your API key from forecast.solar (optional)|
||The tilt of the solar panels (required)|
||The direction the solar panels are facing (required)|
||The size of the solar panels in kWp (required)|
||The damping of the solar panels, read this for more information (optional)|
||The damping of the solar panels in the morning (optional)|
||The damping of the solar panels in the evening (optional)|
||The maximum power of your inverter in kilo watts (optional)|
||A list of comma separated degrees values, read this for more information (optional)|
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