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Embedded Solar and Wind Forecast

Table Information

DATE_GMT

Title Forecast Date
Type date
Description The date for which the forecast is intended for
Comment
Example 20200324
Unit

TIME_GMT

Title Time if Forecast
Type integer
Description The time for which the forecast is intended for
Comment
Example 1130
Unit

SETTLEMENT_DATE

Title Settlement Date
Type date
Description The period from 00:00 hours to 24:00 hours on each day;
Comment
Example 24/03/2020
Unit

SETTLEMENT_PERIOD

Title Settlement Period
Type integer
Description Period of 30 minutes beginning on the hour or the half-hour
Comment
Example 23
Unit

EMBEDDED_WIND_FORECAST

Title Embedded wind Forecast
Type integer
Description This is an estimate forecast of the GB wind generation from wind farms which do not have Transmission System metering installed. These wind farms are embedded in the distribution network and invisible to Nation Grid ESO. Their effect is to suppress the electricity demand during periods of high wind. The true output of these generators is not known so an estimate is provided based on Nation Grid ESO’s best model. 
Comment
Example 2361
Unit MW

EMBEDDED_WIND_CAPACITY

Title Embedded Wind Capacity
Type integer
Description This is Nation Grid ESO’s best view of the installed embedded wind capacity in GB. This is based on publically available information compiled from a variety of sources and is not the definitive view. It is consistent with the generation estimate provided.
Comment
Example 6559
Unit MW

EMBEDDED_SOLAR_FORECAST

Title Embedded Solar Forecast
Type integer
Description This is an estimate forecast of the GB solar generation from solar farms which do not have Transmission System metering installed. These solar farms are embedded in the distribution network and invisible to Nation Grid ESO. Their effect is to suppress the electricity demand during periods of high solar periods. The true output of these generators is not known so an estimate is provided based on Nation Grid ESO’s best model.
Comment
Example 7406
Unit MW

EMBEDDED_SOLAR_CAPACITY

Title Embedded Solar Capacity
Type integer
Description Estimated Embedded Solar Capacity. This is National Grid ESO’s best view of the installed embedded solar capacity in GB. This is based on publically available information compiled from a variety of sources and is not the definitive view. It is consistent with the generation estimate provided.
Comment
Example 13080
Unit MW