Solar Radiation Monitoring News

  • EKO product guide 2018

    Discover the new 2018 product guide including several new products. The pyranometer line up with MS-40 and MS-60 pyranometers with analog and digital interface. EKO’s new solar Monitoring System, the STR-21G-S0/ S1 and S2, are turnkey sensor systems for the most accurate solar radiation measurements of the direct solar radiation component. It can be easily integrated to any DAQ system, ...


    By EKO Instruments

  • Ground breaking Saildrone technology incorporates the Delta-T Devices SPN1 Pyranometer

    Delta-T Devices has revealed that its SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer is being used to record solar radiation data aboard two Saildrones on a six-month, 4,000 nautical mile mission to the equator and back. The aim is to develop and extend the work of the existing Tropical Pacific Observing System. Saildrones (pictured left) are highly innovative autonomous sailing drones, which can be remotely ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • MS-57 Pyrheliometer

    The new MS-57 pyrheliometer was inspired by the latest development of the MS-80 pyranometer enabling a break through
 in unprecedented low thermal offset behavior and 
fast thermopile response. The MS-57 real time performance with combined low measurement uncertainty makes Solar Irradiance measurements more realistic. Compared to all other pyrheliometers in the market the MS-57 has ...


    By EKO Instruments

  • Delta-T Devices SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer used to monitor active volcano

    Researchers from Université de La Réunion have installed a Delta-T Devices Sunshine Pyranometer as part of a weather station on the crater’s edge of one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The volcano, named Piton de la Fournaise “Peak of the Furnace” lies ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Delta-T Devices SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer used to monitor active volcano

    Researchers from Université de La Réunion have installed a Delta-T Devices Sunshine Pyranometer as part of a weather station on the crater’s edge of one of the most active volcanoes in the world. The volcano, named Piton de la Fournaise “Peak ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • LG Sonic introduces Depth, GPS and Solar Radiation sensors for better algae prediction

    LG Sonic introduces a water level sensor to measure the depth of water reservoirs, and a pyranometer to measure sun radiation. Furthermore, LG Sonic has decided to incorporate a GPS sensor in their algae control system, the MPC-Buoy, in order to determine the exact location of each system accurately. The sensors can be integrated into the ...


    By LG Sonic

  • New low-cost pyranometer makes installation and measurement easy

    SR05 is the most affordable digital pyranometer meeting ISO 9060 second class requirements. Besides its attractive price, SR05 offers significant benefits for users installing and servicing solar radiation sensors. The new low cost pyranometer, manufactured by Hukseflux Thermal Sensors, is commercially available now. SR05 benefits: Industry standard digital outputs: easy implementation and ...

  • New SR25 pyranometer takes solar radiation measurement to the next level

    When measuring solar radiation professionally, measurement accuracy and data availability are key. Data availability is reduced by dew and frost deposition on the domes of traditional pyranometers, whether these are ventilated or not. Hukseflux Thermal Sensors has developed an ISO 9060 secondary standard pyranometer with sapphire outer dome and internal heater that solves these ...

  • Calculate Direct-Normal Irradiance (DNI) with the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer

    Photovoltaic developers and triallists find the SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer a valuable tool for research and for performance validation. When making PV investments, it is essential to identify the best locations. An SPN1 can be used to quantify the available global and diffuse radiation at ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • Ready to Provide the Best Measurement Solutions to Agriculture

    In October we were happy to welcome to our head office in Delft two engineers from BKC WeatherSys Pvt. Ltd. of New Delhi. BKC is our exclusive distributor for India and provides turn-key technology and service solutions for the weather, power, aviation and solar energy sectors. Recently BKC noticed growing interest for the scientific measurement of atmospheric properties in agriculture and has ...


    By Kipp & Zonen

  • New High-Accuracy Solar Radiation Sensor Integrated with Weather Station

    On a recent project for Swinerton Renewable Energy, Columbia Weather integrated the newly released Hukseflux SR20 solar sensor into a new weather monitoring system. SR20 is a pyranometer of the highest category in the ISO 9060 classification system: secondary standard. This solar radiation sensor is used where the highest measurement accuracy is required. The weather station utilizes an Acromag ...

  • Instruments to measure solar radiation in the field of renewable energy

    In recent years, we have seen a marked increase in the demand for the construction of plants for the production of energy from renewable sources. Many efforts have been undertaken for the production of energy from sunlight, ...

  • Italian Manufacturer Soluzione Solare presents a new solarimeter to measure solar radiation at the trade fair Intersolar Europe

    The Italian company Soluzione Solare has developed the new solarimeter Litemeter - a tool for measuring solar radiation and to determine whether a solar system is performing at correct levels. The new product is suited for photovoltaic systems that use small data loggers. It consists of a crystalline silicon solar cell and electronics, encapsulated in a UV resistant aluminium case. In contrast ...


    By Soluzione Solare

  • Soluzione Solare presents the solarimeter `Sunmeter` at the 24th EU PV SEC

    In a solar PV system, by measuring solar radiation, we can determine whether, at a given moment, the facility is operating correctly or underperforming. As it yields with “feed in tariff” this check is unquestionably important during the testing phase and also during normal operation, if the facility is of a certain size. “Soluzione Solare” is an Italian company which has developed from a small ...


    By Soluzione Solare

  • New sun tracker with integrated GPS: SOLYS 2

    SOLYS 2 is a completely new sun tracker from Kipp & Zonen. It has Baseline Surface Radiation Network (BSRN) levels of performance and reliability. It brings to the sun tracker market distinctive design, innovative features, performance, quality and unprecedented ease of use. Increasing interest in solar radiation monitoring Interest in high quality solar radiation monitoring is increasing in ...


    By Kipp & Zonen

  • SPN1 Sunshine Pyranometer Released

    The new Sunshine Pyranometer type SPN1 measures global (total) and diffuse radiation, and sunshine state – all in one instrument ! It is easy to use and needs no routine adjustment or polar alignment. The SPN1 is a meteorological class instrument designed for long-term outdoor exposure, and is an affordable alternative to traditional shade-ring pyranometers, the Campbell-Stokes and other ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

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