6th training in solar radiation - 15-16-17-18-19 Jan. 2018 - Sophia antipolis, France

Last update: Nov. 2017

   

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Address: MINES ParisTech, 1 rue Claude Daunesse, 06904 Sophia Antipolis. Organize your trip
Program: online program - program in PDF format
Lunches and catering fee: Access prices. Please note that your participation is validated as soon as your payment is received.

NB: A room has been booked for breaks and catering, where you will have the opportunity to display posters or flyers for your company / your project / your product. Feel free to bring any dissemination tool.

Lunches and catering fee

Day Price
Monday - optional 30 €
Thuesday 60 €
Wednesday 60 €
Thursday 60 €
Friday (master class) - optional 260 € (160 € for students)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Teachers

  • Pr. Philippe Blanc, MINES ParisTech
  • Dr. Mathilde Marchand, Transvalor S.A.
  • Pr. Thierry Ranchin, MINES ParisTech
  • Dr. Yves-Marie Saint Drenan, MINES ParisTech
  • Amaury Schoenaeur, CEPAC
  • Dr. Claire Thomas, Transvalor S.A.
  • Benoit Tournadre, MINES ParisTech
  • Melodie Trolliet, MINES ParisTech
  • Pr. Lucien Wald, MINES ParisTech
  • Dr. Etienne Wey, Transvalor S.A.

Online Program

Day 1 Monday 15th January, 2018 (OPTIONAL)

14:00 – 14:30

Welcome coffee - Registration

14:30 – 16:30

Basics in solar radiation - Practical work : sun position

16:30 – 17:00

Coffee break

17:30 – 18:00

Basics in GIS

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Day 2 Tuesday 16th January 2018

08:30 – 09:00

Welcome coffee - Registration

09:00 – 10:30

Presentation of MINES ParisTech and Transvalor - "Ice breaker" – 5 min introduction of posters of OIE PhD students – Presentation of the mind map that they will be able to fill all training long.

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break – poster session

11:00 – 12:00

SoDa presentation

12:00 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 15:30

Site prospection – Atlas IRENA, Atlas PACA, Urban solar cadasters

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break – poster session

16:00 – 17:00

In-situ pyranometric measurements

10:00 – 17:30

Using existing in-situ pyranometric measurements

17:30 – 18:00

Using existing measuring stations from a nearby network

18:00

Adjourn day

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Day 3 Wednesday 17th January, 2018

09:00 – 10:00

Practical work: Analyze cases of measurement failures

10:00 – 10:30

Supplementing ground data with meteorological analyses and satellite data – part 1

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee break – poster session

11:00 – 11:30

Supplementing ground data with meteorological analyses and satellite data – part 2

11:30 – 12:00

Limitations of satellite-based methods

12:00 – 13:30

Lunch

14:00 – 15:00

SoDa, HelioClim and Heliosat-2, CAMS radiation and CAMS McClear services

14:30 – 15:00

Protocol for validating estimates of solar radiation from meteorological analyses or satellite images

15:00 – 15:30

Calibration of a long term satellite irradiation time series

15:30 – 16:00

Coffee break – poster session

16:00 – 16:30

Analyze of long term solar resource – variability and representativeness (TMY)

16:30 – 17:00

High resolution spatial and temporal variability

17:00 – 17h30

Monitoring an installation with satellite irradiation data

17:30

Adjourn day

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Day 4 Thursday 18th January, 2018

09:00 – 10:00

Introduction to forecast methodologies

10:00 – 10:30

Coffee break – poster session

10:30 – 11:15

Bank and projects financing – Questions and answers

11:15 – 12:30

Presentation of the advances of research and developments in SoDa (spectral radiation values, cloud motion vectors, geographical extension of HelioClim-3…) – How European projects and level agreements between companies support SoDa

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Round table: debriefin g of the mind map: collect recommendations from attendees to improve the training. Distribution of questionnaires and feedback

16:00

Adjourn day

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Day 5 Friday 19th January, 2018 (optional)

09:00 – 12:30

Parallel practical work sessions

  • QGIS discovery and use
    • Tutorial for resource assessment (management of technical data) :Prerequisite: MatLab knowledge

12:30 – 14:00

Lunch

14:00 – 16:00

Parallel practical work sessions

  • QGIS discovery and use

Tutorial for resource assessment (management of technical data) : Prerequisite: MatLab knowledge

16:00

Adjourn day

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Organize your trip

  Hotels

Hotel Etoile (Antibes): Approx. 20 rooms are proposed to the attendees with a nice discount. Just tell the hotel that you plan to attend our solar training.

The price of the room is 55.10 € + 0.90 € (tourist tax) and for the breakfast is 7.5 €.  

Alternative hotels in Antibes: Hotel Modern, and Le Relais du Postillon

Hotels nearby MINES ParisTech: Hotel Omega, Hotel IBIS, Hotel Mercure, Sophia Country Club

  Buses

  • from Nice Airport to Sophia "Express": bus 230, 1.50 €. Bus stops are "Terminal 1 Nice airport (passage de la Caravelle, check the illustration on our contact page)" in Nice and "Place Sophie Lafitte" in Sophia Antipolis.
  • from Nice Airport to Antibes "Express": bus 250, 10 € one way and 15 € round trip. From "Terminal 1" to Antibes.
  • from Nice Airport to Antibes ("slow bus" :) ): bus 200, 1.50 € (price Sep. 2017). Bus stops are "Terminal 1 Nice airport (passage de la Caravelle)" in Nice and "Place du Général de Gaulle" in Antibes. Be careful, this bus is slow and stops everywhere.
  • from Antibes to MINES ParisTech Sophia: bus 1 or 100, 1.50 € (price Sept. 2017).