WS API (or Solargis Web Services API) is XML based HTTP service for getting meteorological as well as PV simulation data for machine to machine communication.
As such it can not be used directly in web browser but instead can be accessed with one of the following ways:
We recommend to first getting your requests working in those standalone tools (like SoapUI or Postman) before attempting your own implementation.
You can find more details on how to do it in our technical documentation.
From technical standpoint our WS API can operate in two modes:
While both are perfectly fine we generally do not recommend accessing our API with SOAP as it is more complicated to implement and is suitable only for users with previous web services experience.
On the other hand: REST access is very straightforward to implement, all that is needed is to:
Afterwards - assuming the request and key are valid, the API will return response (columns of data) that is also in XML - which you can then use to feed your application / database etc.
From point of provided data we also provide two types of services:
If you are interested in trying our WS API please follow steps on our WS API technical documentation page. (You can either use free demo account or ask for free trial access)
If you are experiencing problems then please first follow our troubleshooting guide
If that didn't help to solve your problem then please contact our sales representative with following information
This information allows us to provide you with technical support more efficiently and therefore we will be able to resolve your technical problems much faster.
Afterwards you can expect our feedback typically within 1-2 working days.