solar monitoring News

  • DECK Monitoring Named Market Leader in Solar Monitoring

    GTM Research has named DECK Monitoring as the clear leader in the number of Commercial and Utility solar installations monitored across North America. The report, entitled "Global PV Monitoring: Technologies, Markets and Leading Players, 2012-2016," looks at all monitoring solutions globally and segments them by Geography, Target Market, Size and Number of Installations. In the North American ...

  • Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar

    Optimizing a solar plant to achieve maximum return is a challenge. Columbia Weather Systems tackles environmental monitoring. Weather data accumulation is recorded accurately and is easily monitored remotely. Three weather station configurations are highly customizable and are designed to be adaptable to the specific needs of a solar plant. All three packages are high-quality weather stations ...

  • Panel Temperature Monitoring Optimizes Solar Panel Efficiency

    A specialized panel temperature sensor has been developed by Columbia Weather Systems for weather station applications monitoring solar panel arrays. The new sensor is available for Capricorn 2000EX Weather Stations™ or any CWS Weather Station using the ...

  • PV Monitoring: Smart Solar Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors

    A PV installation should earn money. But only if all system components operate without faults, the owner can reap the maximum benefits. That´s why you can only be sure if your system works properly, if you track environmental data in comparison to your actual output, which smart solar monitoring systems offer. Webinar about Increasing Efficiency with ...

  • Weather Monitoring Aids in Expansion of Solar Power

    Weather has always been a challenge for solar. The growth of the industry is pushing it into territories where shifting weather conditions impact their effectiveness. Advanced weather monitoring is critical. It allows solar systems to adapt to their environment. Columbia Weather Systems, a professional weather monitoring system manufacturer located in Hillsboro, Oregon, offers weather stations ...

  • Weather Stations Monitor Solar Panel Arrays

    Columbia Weather Systems has added two ISO second-class compliant solar radiation sensors as options for its Weather MicroServer to improve monitoring the efficiency of solar panel arrays. The Kipp and Zonen (top) and Hukseflux thermopile-based sensors can be mounted horizontally for global radiation measurement or at plane of array (POA) for PV solar applications. With high performance and ...

  • EPA Installs Prototype Solar-Powered Monitoring System at Durham Library

    Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in partnership with Durham County, N.C., announced the Village Green Project that will make local air quality conditions available in real time to the public for research and educational purposes. The research project involves the installation and testing of a solar-powered air monitoring system that measures pollutants. EPA built the system ...

  • Solar Power Technologies Receives ETL Certification for Clarity Monitoring System

    Solar Power Technologies Inc., a leader in intelligent monitoring and ...


  • Swinerton Renewable Energy Launches SOLV(TM), the Complete Solar Monitoring Solution

    Swinerton Renewable Energy, a leading builder in the solar utility industry, announced today that it has officially launched SOLV™, an innovative monitoring platform to manage all the operational needs of solar utility plants. Swinerton created SOLV™ to support their commitment to building the highest quality, most efficient solar plants possible for their customers. SOLV™ provides critical ...


  • AQMesh solar unit gives flexible air quality monitoring

    January, for many of us, is a strange time to focus on solar energy but a new solar power unit designed specifically to power the AQMesh air quality monitoring system can power a full-specification pod throughout any western European winter. Lithium batteries established AQMesh as the first reliable ‘small sensor’ air quality monitoring device that ...


    By AQMesh

  • Solar cell production: Wet chemical monitoring of texturing processes

    ProcessLab is a robust, easy-to-use analyzer that is installed directly at the process line. All that is required is taking a sample and selecting the parameters to be determined. Crucial parameters of texturing baths such as content of the various acids as well as alkaline components are determined fully autonomously. This means efficient and direct process control right on site, day and night ...


    By Metrohm AG

  • SunPower Launches Solar Energy Monitoring Application for Android-powered Smartphones

      SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SunPower Corp. (NASDAQ: SPWR), a manufacturer of high efficiency solar cells, solar panels and solar systems, today announced the addition of a new solar energy monitoring application for Android™-powered smartphones to its SunPower ...


    By SunPower Corporation

  • Canadian Solar Launches New ResidentialAC Solar Solution at Solar Power International

            ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar, Inc., (the "Company," "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies, today launched its new ResidentialAC module, the latest addition to the Intelligrated™ ...


  • OPEL Solar, Inc. and IG Solar Partner

    OPEL Solar Inc. and OPEL Technologies Inc. (TSX VENTURE: OPL) (collectively "OPEL" or "the Company"), a leading global supplier of high concentration photovoltaic ("HCPV") solar panels and solar tracker systems, and a semiconductor device and process developer, announced today that it has signed an agreement with IG Solar of Madrid, Spain to expand the territory coverage to sell OPEL's high ...


  • Solar power to clean groundwater

    The US Environmental Protection Agency's Jared Blumenfeld (image), US Congressman Mike Thompson and Linda Adams, Secretary of the California Environmental Protection Agency have provided details about recent exciting energy conservation and cleanup accomplishments at the Frontier Fertilizer Superfund site in Davis, California. An electrical resistance heating system partially funded by the ...


  • inAccess at Solar POWER-GEN

    Following its expansion of operations in US and the establishment of new offices in San Jose, CA, in view of forthcoming installations of inSolar platform, inAccess is exhibiting at Solar POWER-GEN, February 13-15in San Diego, CA.In its second year, Solar POWER-GEN offers a very informative conference and exhibition focused in the ...


    By InAccess

  • Solar racers take to the road

    The vehicles, which took part in the 2007 Panasonic World Solar Challenge, set off from Darwin on the north coast of Australia on Sunday bound for the southern city of Adelaide. A total of 38 specially-built solar cars were involved in this year's race - which also marks the twentieth anniversary of the event - and the winning team, Nuna4 from the Netherlands, crossed the finishing line on ...

  • Renewable Energy Monitoring

    ENMAT has a large range of Renewable Energy Monitoring charts to choose from. View Renewable Energy Consumption and set targets by various types of graphs including: ...

  • Weather monitoring for energy efficiency

    Orion LX Weather Station from Columbia Weather Systems assisted the Refract House in its third place win at the 2009 Solar Decathlon in Washington DC. The goal of the bi-annual competition is to design and build net-zero energy houses. A joint venture by Santa Clara University and California College of the Arts, Refract House utilizes weather data to improve energy efficiency of HVAC systems and ...

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