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Xander van Mechelen

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Intersolar Kickstarts Kipp & Zonen’s New Products: DustIQ and RT1

[fa icon="calendar'] 13-jun-2017 17:04:00 / by Xander van Mechelen posted in Intersolar, DustIQ, rt1

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Two weeks ago already, Intersolar’s 2017 show was over. It was a good exhibition. Lots of innovations could be found and, as always, Intersolar Europe is a very efficient place for networking and relationship management. Our new innovation DustIQ proved to be very welcome to the solar industry.

It was a pleasure to meet people from all over the world at the booth and I value all the feedback that we received. Let me share some of the insights I have obtained for DustIQ and RT1.

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Inspiration and the Road to Innovation in PV Soiling Monitoring

[fa icon="calendar'] 12-mei-2017 15:15:00 / by Xander van Mechelen posted in Intersolar, pv, Soiling

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Since starting at Kipp & Zonen and my first encounter with solar energy in 2015 the industry has been booming. Although important strides have been made, the industry continues to struggle with some basics as it develops into maturity.Many practical issues such as “how should I wire my solar panels across the plant?”, “how many pyranometers do I need?” and “when should I clean my solar panels?” are still not well answered. For me, this last question particularly struck a spark of inspiration; there seemed to be room in the market for finding new and simple solutions.

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