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Michael van Alebeek

Michael van Alebeek
Sales & Service Engineer at the Kipp & Zonen head office in Delft.

Recent Posts

Choosing the right data logger for your Kipp & Zonen CMP series pyranometer

[fa icon="calendar'] July 23, 2018 / by Michael van Alebeek posted in pyranometers

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Kipp & Zonen receives a lot of questions about whether a particular data logger is suitable for use with our instruments. These are mainly from the solar energy sector, where users are less familiar with the signal output than in meteorology and climate research. Let me share my experiences on dataloggers to you.

I will concentrate on our CMP series pyranometers for measuring global and diffuse horizontal irradiance (GHI and DHI) and plane of array (POA) irradiance. However, similar considerations apply to the CHP1 pyrheliometer for measuring direct normal irradiance (DNI).

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An insight into the uncertainties of pyranometer measurements

[fa icon="calendar'] January 29, 2018 / by Michael van Alebeek posted in uncertainty, accuracy, pyranometer

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People frequently ask us questions related to the uncertainties of pyranometer measurements. As the sales & service engineer at the head office I have answered these questions coming from all over the world, especially from customers in renewable energy. I have summed it up in a short overview.

 

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