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    Weather for Renewable Energy

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    Accurate weather insight is critical to your operation. Severe weather — most notably, lightning — poses a serious threat to the safety of your crews. In addition, varying local weather conditions can determine how much power you'll be able to generate from renewable sources. To better anticipate and prepare for what Mother Nature brings your way, you need accurate, real-time weather intelligence.
    • Solutions

      Schneider Electric's weather management solutions for renewable energy can help you better manage your weather-related challenges, from protecting crews to improving power generation decisions.
    • Value Proposition

      Improve grid stability and reduce outages through better load and generation forecasting:
      • Access accurate generation forecasts for both wind and solar power.
      • Identify under-performing renewable assets based on predicted output.
      Increase maintenance crew safety and efficiencies:
      • More than 60 percent of North American wind farms use our lightning safety solution to protect crews.
      • Easily identify optimal times to perform routine maintenance.
    • Differentiation

      • Specialized wind and solar forecasts.
      • Real-time, local lightning detection and patented alerts to help manage changing conditions.
      • Web services for easy integration of quality weather data into your own systems.
      • Exclusive provider of around-the-clock online consultations with experienced meteorologists — for answers to your weather questions within minutes.
      • Critical weather information and alerts available anywhere — via computer, tablet, or smartphone.

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