Purchase, payments and licensing

How to make a purchase?

Modified on: Wed, 8 Mar, 2017 at 12:22

The purchase process can be completed in 5 steps:
Start

  1. Select product(s)
  2. Review Cart
  3. Review Customer info
  4. Confirm and pay for your order
  5. Track your order

To start, visit https://solargis.info/purchase

Step 1: Select the product you wish to order

The Solargis website allows you to purchase a license to the following products/services:

Pre-Feasibility and Site Prospection
Ordering iMaps subscription

  • Select the option iMaps – annual access
  • Choose access level. Two access levels are available: i) access to annual average ii) access to annual and monthly averages
  • Choose data parameters. Two option are available: i) GHI, DIF, and TEMP, ii) GHI, DIF, DNI, and TEMP
  • Click button "next to cart"

Ordering pvPlanner subscription
Select coverage type. Three options are available:

  • Full coverage
  • Large region: Choose from 6 regions – Europe, Africa, Asia, North & Central America, South & Central America, and Australia-Pacific
  • Small region – choose any 100 km x 100 km region. The selected point on the map represents centre of the 100 km x 100 km region.

Click button "next to cart"

Due Diligence
Ordering Time Series data

  • Select the option climData – time series
  • Select site and then click button
  • Choose data parameters. Two option are available: i) GHI, DIF, TEMP, and WS, ii) GHI, DIF, DNI, TEMP, WS, WD, RH, AP
  • Choose time integration: Monthly, Daily, Hourly, or sub-hourly
  • Choose option Full Time Series under time period
  • Specify tilt and azimuth of solar panel if you want to receive also Global Tilted Irradiation
  • You also have the option to edit site name. If site name is not provided, default name from Google Maps will be used in pdf report that will be delivered with the data files
  • Click button "next to cart"

Asset Management
Ordering Time Series data

  • Select the option climData – time series
  • Select site and then click button
  • Choose data parameters. Two option are available: i) GHI, DIF, TEMP, and WS, ii) GHI, DIF, DNI, TEMP, WS, WD, RH, AP
  • Choose time integration: Monthly, Daily, Hourly, or sub-hourly
  • Choose custom time period for which you require the data
  • Specify tilt and azimuth of solar panel if you want to receive also Global Tilted Irradiation
  • Click button "next to cart"

Ordering pvSpot subscription

  • Choose whether you wish to order 1-year or 5-year subscription. Click button "next to cart"
  • Place multiple orders if you want to use pvSpot at several sites

Step 2: Review items in cart
After you have finished adding all items you wish to order to your cart, you will see a summary of all items in the cart and the total price. To proceed, click the button.

Step 3: Review customer information

  • Enter or update contact person and company details as you want it to appear on the invoice
  • EU companies should enter their company VAT ID at this stage to avoid being charged 20% VAT on the total amount. VAT does not apply to non-EU companies. Please note that the VAT id is verified by the VIES service (http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/vies/) and may not work from time to time

Step 4: Confirm your order details and process your order

  • Purchase Order number and Invoice delivery – At this stage, you will also have the option to include a Purchase Order number that should be indicated on the invoice. You can also select the option to receive a hard copy of the invoice by post.
  • You will have the option to choose from three payment options when placing an order. Your order will be processed after receipt of payment

Step 5: Track your order

  • Your order is processed upon receipt of payment. iMaps, pvPlanner, and pvSpot subscriptions will be activated immediately upon receipt of payment. Standard delivery time for time series and TMY data orders is one working day. However, on some occasions, delivery of your order may take longer. For >90% of orders, we complete delivery within 48 hours
  • You will receive an email notification with invoice when your order has been delivered. You can also track your order status and summary from your Solargis account page: https://solargis.info/account/
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