Forecast Wind and Solar power, 5min

Forecast of wind and solar power with a resolution for 5 minutes. This forecast acts as the basis for the one hour resolu-tion edition.

Solar power forecasts are not updated between 6pm and 6am. Therefore, no 5 hour forecast exist for solar power between 11pm and 11am. 1 hour and 5 hour forecasts are released up to 15 minutes before the start of the forecast and might be updated until 1 minute before the forecast starts. Within this time frame up to 3 updates can take place.


5 minutes UTC

Comment

Please note that the format shown in the example applies to data download as JSON, XML or fetched through the API and is in accordance with the ISO 8601 standard. The format is slightly different when it is shown on screen or downloaded manually as CSV or XLSX. This is mainly due to readability and consideration for Excel users.

In preview (in the GUI) all timestamps are shown as (display convention) YYYY-MM-DD hh:mmZ e.g. 2017-07-14 08:05Z. The Z will remind viewers that this is UTC.

In download (CSV and XLSX) the date time are exported as YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm e.g. 2017-07-14 08:05. That is without the \u201cT\u201d and the \u201cZ\u201d and the seconds. Excel will recognize it as date-time. The user must remember the convention about time zones.

In download (JSON and XML) the full format is used YYYY-MM-DDThh:mmZ e.g. 2017-07-14T08:05Z.

Description

A date and time (interval), shown in UTC time zone, where the values are valid. 00:00:00 o\u2019clock is the first 5 minutes of a given day, interval 00:00:00 - 00:04:59, and 00:05:00 covers the second 5 minutes period (interval) of the day and so forth.

Please note: The naming is based on the length of the interval of the finest grain of the resolution

Title

5 minutes UTC

Property constraint
Format
Name

Minutes5UTC

Validation rules
Type

datetime

Example

2017-07-14T08:05:00Z

Unit
Size

20

5 minutes DK

Comment

On one normal day there will be 24 * 12 = 288 intervals.

When daylight saving times shifts there will be either 276 or 300 intervals.

Please note that the format shown in the example applies to data download as JSON, XML or fetched through the API and is in accordance with the ISO 8601 standard. The format is slightly different when it is shown on screen or downloaded manually as CSV or XLSX. This is mainly due to readability and consideration for Excel users.

In preview (in the GUI) all timestamps are shown as (display convention) YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm e.g. 2017-07-14 08:00. Please note that is no time zone indicator, showning that this is local (Danish) time.

In download (CSV and XLSX) the date time are exported as YYYY-MM-DD hh:mm:ss e.g. 2017-07-14 08:00:00. That is without the \u201cT\u201d and the seconds. Excel will recognize it as date-time. The user must remember that this is local (Danish) time.

In download (JSON and XML) the format used is YYYY-MM-DDThh:mm:ss e.g. 2017-07-14T08:00:00.

Description

A date and time (interval), shown in Danish time zone, where the values are valid. 00:00:00 o\u2019clock is the first 5 minutes of a given day, interval 00:00:00 - 00:04:59, and 00:05:00 covers the second 5 minutes period (interval) of the day and so forth.

Title

5 minutes DK

Property constraint
Format
Name

Minutes5DK

Validation rules
Type

datetime

Example

2012-10-01T02:15:00

Unit
Size

19

Price area

Comment

If price area is \u201cDK\u201d, the data covers all Denmark.

Description

Same as bidding zone. Denmark is divided in two price areas, or bidding zones, divided by the Great Belt. DK1 is west of the Great Belt and DK2 is east of the Great Belt.

Title

Price area

Property constraint
Format

DK1 | DK2

Name

PriceArea

Validation rules

DK1 or DK2

Type

string

Example

DK1

Unit
Size

3

Forecast Type

Comment

Offshore Wind only covers the offshore wind parks with a capacity above 100MW. Offshore wind parks with a lower capacity are included in Onshore Wind.

Description

Solar, Offshore Wind or Onshore wind

Title

Forecast Type

Property constraint
Name

ForecastType

Validation rules
Type

string

Example

Solar

Unit

text

Size

20

Forecast Day Ahead

Comment
Description

Forecast for the next day is published at 18:00 Danish time zone. The forecast is generated at 17:50 Danish time zone.

Title

Forecast Day Ahead

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

ForecastDayAhead

Validation rules

0

Type

number

Example

2,342.2

Unit

MWh per hour

Size

9.2

Forecast 5 Hour

Comment

Note that solar power forecasts are not updated between 6pm and 6am. Therefore there are no 5 hour forecast for solar power between 11pm and 11am.

Description

The forecast valid 5 hours ahead in time.

Title

Forecast 5 Hour

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

Forecast5Hour

Validation rules

0

Type

number

Example

345.2

Unit

MWh per hour

Size

9.2

Forecast 1 Hour

Comment

Solar power forecasts are not updated between 6pm and 6am, hence there are no 1 hour forecast for solar power between 7pm and 7am.

Description

The forecast valid 1 hours ahead in time.

Title

Forecast 1 Hour

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

Forecast1Hour

Validation rules

0

Type

number

Example

34.7

Unit

MWh per hour

Size

9.2

Forecast Current

Comment

The timestamp shows when the forecast is generated.

Description

The forecast valid for the current time.

Title

Forecast Current

Property constraint
Format

([0-9]*[,])[0-9][0-9]

Name

ForecastCurrent

Validation rules

0

Type

number

Example

53.1

Unit

MWh per hour

Size

9.2

Timestamp UTC

Comment
Description

A date and time, shown in UTC time zone, for which the values are valid. The timestamp is the time the measure-ments are generated in the system.

Title

Timestamp UTC

Property constraint
Name

TimestampUTC

Validation rules
Type

datetime

Example

2017-07-14T08:03:00Z

Unit
Size

20

Timestamp DK

Comment
Description

A date and time, shown in Danish time zone, for which the values are valid. The timestamp is the time the measure-ments are generated in the system.

Title

Timestamp DK

Property constraint
Name

TimestampDK

Validation rules
Type

datetime

Example

2012-10-01T02:12:00

Unit
Size

19