•Advanced Project Design•Securing Loan Guarantees and Other Incentives•Securing Project Financing•Modeling, Monitoring and Forecasting Ongoing Production, Price and MarketLike all major Internet-based services platforms, the design and development of Geostellar is highly iterative andrequires the engagement of solar project developers to continue to evolve. Supporting the subscriber-facing systemsdescribed in this document are subsystems that process spatial and tabular data sources to generate the informationaccessed by the subscriber. An understanding of the big-data geomatic processes that are described in the technicalnotes will help you report issues and request new features. In many cases, new algorithms, models and simulationscan be applied to the Geostellar data store to address speciﬁc needs of subscribers in advance of their integration withthe member-facing systems.
Geostellar provides support beyond our big-data geomatics platform. We are committed to the success of the projectdevelopers who select Geostellar as their modeling, analysis, search and collaboration platform. Our analysts andengineers are available to support any aspects of project development that might or might not directly apply to ourcurrent platform release. By supporting project development, we can continue to improve the capabilities of the plat-form, automate more project functions and processes and hone our algorithms against more real-world, operationaldata.The best method of contacting subscriber support is through an email that describes the activities you attempted onGeostellar, the results and the issues. Please be as speciﬁc as possible. We will typically respond to emails within afew hours at any time, day or night. You can also call our ofﬁce during normal East Coast business hours.•Geostellar Subscriber Support email:firstname.lastname@example.org•Geostellar main ofﬁce phone number: 304-260-8585
This guide will walk you through the application of Geostellar in selecting, evaluating, securing and developing sites.The guide is structured in a way that introduces the subscriber to the major elements of Geostellar in the context of performing speciﬁc tasks. Please work your way through the entire guide in this order to familiarize yourself withthe operation of the platform.Solar power development is a team sport. While you may wish to assign speciﬁc functions and tasks to different in-dividuals within a team, it is important that each team member understands the capabilities of the complete plat-form.In this guide, the subscriber will become adept at applying Geostellar to effectively and efﬁciently develop a utility-scale and a behind-the-meter solar facility. There are three primary approaches to the system. Each of these ap-proaches will be useful at various times in the development process.1.Identify a potential site that meets certain development criteria using search ﬁlters
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