Monitoring

Solar panel service

Monitoring the presence of solar panels throughout the Netherlands.

Infrastructure; Map and monitor solar energy (solar farms); solar energy; solar radiation; Monitor urban areas; Urban Areas

Solar panels detected and marked with yellow.

Product Description

NEO monitors solar panels throughout the Netherlands using deep learning methods. Solar panels are detected using various resolutions of satellite and aerial imagery. The panels are digitalized by the algorithm and related to 3D-roofs based on the AHN (Dutch national height model) to calculate zenith and azimuth angles. This data, combined with data such as solar power, allows NEO to estimate the power output for each object. Solar panels are also provided with parcel and address information and statistical reports, so customers can easily apply the data and relate it to internal registrations.

Service Language
English, Dutch
Metadata Language
English, Dutch
Service Level Agreement
Commercial
Terms & Conditions
Delivery Mode
  • API
Commercial level
Commercial
Service Life Cycle Status
Production
Scale
Netherlands full coverage, AOI specified per user
Service Locator
Date of Publication
01 Jun 2019

Benefits

Benefits description

  • Highly up-to-date data
  • Sharp priced because of automated detection process
  • Value added ready-to-use data
  • Provided through API
Payment Model
Price starting from

Technical Specification

Deliverable spatial resolution
0.5 m
Deliverable accuracy vertical
0.5 m
Deliverable accuracy horizontal
Satellite tiles/mosaic
Deliverable raster layers
  • Satellite tiles/mosaic
Deliverable vector layers
  • Solar panel geometry
Deliverable Accuracy
95%
Formats
  • WFS, shapefile, API
Deliverable datamodel
Flexible
Deliverable datum
Flexible
Datum translator
Flexible
Start date of acquisition
2016-01-01
End date of acquisition
Status
Automatic Processing

Service place

Office NEO BV

NEO BV
52.1547398,5.3831818

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