Big data and renewable energy potential

Contact: Roberto Castello
PhD student: Alina Walch Postdoc:  Dan Assouline

Research interests

  • Data driven national scale assessment of renewable energy potential in the built environment
  • Forecasting of renewable energy deployment in future climate and socio-economic scenario
  • Modelling of uncertainty on the predictions

Current projects

solar potential maps of switzerland and of urban area
(a) Spatial distribution of annual PV potential in Switzerland, aggregated to pixels of (500 x 500) m2 for visualization purposes, (b) annual PV potential for the suitable roofs of a randomly selected (500 x 500) m2 pixel in the city of Geneva