Home - Departments - Research and Development (R&D) and Resource Data Analytics and Forecasting (RDAF) - Procedure for purchasing the Time Series Wind/Solar Data
The cost for Wind data product is as follows.
|S.NO||Data Product||Amount (RS)*|
|Commercial Entities||Academic and Indian Institutions|
|1||Ten minute-per year-120M mast||2.5 Lakhs +GST||1.25 Lakhs +GST|
|2||Ten minute-per year-100M mast||2.0 Lakhs +GST||1.0 Lakhs +GST|
|3||Ten minute-per year-80M mast||0.5 Lakhs +GST||0.25 Lakhs +GST|
|4||Ten minute-per year-50M mast||0.25 Lakhs +GST||0.125 Lakhs +GST|
|5||Ten minute-per year-20M mast||0.20 Lakhs +GST||0.10 Lakhs +GST|
The cost for various Solar data products are as follows.
|Sl.No||Data Product||Amount (Rs)*||Foreign Users ($)*|
|Commercial Entities||Academic and Research Indian Institutions|
|1||One minute, 10 minute, hourly ASCII data -per day||250||125||10|
|2||Monthly & daily average data - based on one minute data||2,500||2,500||70|
|3||One minute, Ten minute, hourly data (ASCII) -per month||6,250||3,125||125|
|4||One minute, Ten minute, hourly data (ASCII) -per year||62,500||31,250||1,250|
|5||Climatological monthly average (kWh/m2 /d) GHI, DNI & DHI data set for one co-ordinate/grid code (3x3 km spatial resolution) based on 16 years data - MS-Excel format||10,000||5,000||250|
|6||Monthly Average GHI, DNI & DHI data set for one co-ordinate/grid size (3kmX3km spatial resolution) for individual 16 years - MS-Excel format||10,000||5,000||250|
* Data Cost + GST
The applicant needs to send the copy of filled in data request form (Click here to download) through email/post to Director & Division Head, R&D, RDAF & SRRA
Director & Division Head
R&D, RDAF and SRRA
National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE)
(Formerly known as " Centre for Wind Energy Technology " under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy), Government of India
Velachery - Tambaram Main Road,
Pallikaranai, Chennai - 600 100
E-Mail ID: firstname.lastname@example.org , email@example.com
Phone No: 91-44-22463993 / 9445798004
After receiving the data request from the applicant, the data availability report along with processing fee will be communicated to the applicant within 5 working days by NIWE.
After going through the data availability report and costing, If the applicant is interested to purchase the data, the applicant can make full payment in advance [https://niwe.res.in/assets/Docu/RTGS_document.pdf click here to download the payment document]. After making necessary payment, a copy of payment confirmation shall be sent to Director and Division Head, R&D and RDAF [firstname.lastname@example.org] with CC to Deputy Director General & Group Head, Finance & Administration [email@example.com]
After receipt of full payment in advance, the Raw time series data, as per the data availability report would be shared to the Applicant through a dedicated Email/FTP with username and password within 5 working days. The access credentials will be shared to the applicant’s Email.