standard pyranometer News

  • 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.

  • ASTM international weathering and durability committee at work on field pyranometers standard

    While standards for outdoor calibration techniques for solar radiometers exist, there are currently no general standards that deal with issues of indoor calibration transfers between radiometers of different design. A proposed new ASTM standard, ASTM WK27263, Test Method for Indoor Transfer of Calibration from Reference to Field Pyranometers, will address in detail issues associated with ...

  • The new CMP10, because we know what makes a secondary standard pyranometer better

    Practice makes perfect, and as a result Kipp & Zonen launches a new addition to its well-known CMP series of pyranometers. The CMP10 is a secondary standard pyranometer that reduces maintenance and has the best price-quality-performance ratio on the market. The secret of this new development lies with the internal desiccant that does not require inspection or replacement for at least 10 ...


    By Kipp & Zonen

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Lufft Compact weather sensor with Secondary Standard to revolutionize PV-Monitoring

    As of now the Compact weather sensor from Lufft WS510-UMB, equipped with a Kipp & Zonen pyranometer of the secondary standards, unites the precision of a variety of meteorological individual sensors in a single all-in-one device for the first time. The sensor is simply installed with only one cable, this means a measurable lower effort of installation and maintenance as well as significantly ...

  • ASTM E2848 - 11 standard test method for reporting photovoltaic non-concentrator system performance

    Because there are a number of choices in this test method that depend on different applications and system configurations, it is the responsibility of the user of this test method to specify the details and protocol of an individual system power measurement prior to the beginning of a measurement. Unlike device-level measurements that report ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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, ...


    By Delta OHM S.r.L.

  • Lufft announces new weather sensors WS510- and WS700-UMB

    At the end of this year, the German measurement and control technology company Lufft launches two new smart weather sensors on the market. Thereby, Lufft enhances its portfolio and completes the WS-family with the sensors WS510-UMB and WS700-UMB. With the development of the new measurement sensors, Lufft penetrates into the solar market and responds to the needs of its clients worldwide ...

  • PVMET-150 Weather Station Released

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the PVMET-150, our next generation precision weather station for commercial and utility grade PV suppliers who require the highest caliber in sensors for exceptionally accurate monitoring data. The standard PVMET-150 comes with a precise second-class thermopile pyranometer to allow for dependable, bankable data, and is mounted on a tilting ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • Introducing the new hand-held display unit: METEON

    The latest addition to the Kipp & Zonen product portfolio, METEON is primarily intended to display real-time radiation values in Watt per square meter or PAR in micro Moll per square meter per second. The integrated data logging function and can store up to 3500 samples. It stores minimum, maximum and average values per logging interval. The light weight, small size and long battery life make it ...


    By Kipp & Zonen

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