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Donald van Velsen

Donald van Velsen
Product manager at Kipp & Zonen's head office in Delft, the Netherlands

Recent Posts

The pressure has been on, but RT1 is ready to roll!

[fa icon="calendar'] 2-nov-2017 11:13:00 / by Donald van Velsen posted in rt1, rooftop pv, rooftop monitoring

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When we introduced the RT1 Rooftop Monitoring System at Intersolar in Munich we were aiming at commercial availability within 4 months and I’m happy to say we have succeeded! RT1 is now ready to order.

Customers in Asia and in Europe have purchased and received the very first RT1’s and are testing them. Soon we’ll be able to share with you their findings.

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DustIQ soiling measurement as simple as 123

[fa icon="calendar'] 20-aug-2017 13:15:00 / by Donald van Velsen posted in DustIQ

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While finalizing the last details of DustIQ I’m also getting ready to show it at some key events in solar energy: Intersolar South America in Sao Paolo, Solar Power International in Las Vegas, the European Photovoltaic Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition in Amsterdam and Solar Asset Management in Milan. What I’ve learned so far at events is that we can talk about it for hours, but DustIQ is actually fairly simple in principle.

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Intersolar, now that the dust has settled

[fa icon="calendar'] 9-jun-2017 15:31:00 / by Donald van Velsen posted in DustIQ, rt1

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What a success it was, the introduction of the brand new DustIQ soiling monitor. The news about a compelling change in measuring PV panel soiling levels spread like wildfire. At the Kipp & Zonen booth hundreds of people showed up with just one goal: “Show and explain to me the DustIQ”, sometimes followed by “Can I buy one now?”.

If you have missed it, please go to www.kippzonen.com/DustIQ for the latest information.

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Product Manager recharging for the launch of two new innovations at Intersolar

[fa icon="calendar'] 23-mei-2017 11:06:00 / by Donald van Velsen posted in Intersolar, DustIQ, rt1

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Having worked hard on our new products for 6 months in a row it was time for a well-earned vacation and recharge for the introduction of DustIQ and RT1 at Intersolar Europe. The first is a real breakthrough in the technology to measure PV panel soiling and the second is a very practical sensor to monitor the efficiency of commercial PV rooftop installations.

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