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First new smart UV sensors sent to customers this week

[fa icon="calendar'] March 29, 2018 / by Ruud Ringoir posted in irradiance data, UV, uv measurement

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This week was a milestone; all-new smart UV sensors SUV-A, SUV-B and SUV-E have been sent out to customers. The instruments are born and now available to deliver from stock.

A­fter more than 15 years of setting the standard in UV measurements, our well-known UVS series of radiometers have been replaced with a new generation smarter than alternatives. The new SUV range has dedicated models to measure UVA, UVB and UVE (UV Index) with the latest detector technology, digital signal processing and Modbus® output.

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Takeaways from the PV Operations conference in Munich

[fa icon="calendar'] February 26, 2018 / by Jan-Willem Sips posted in DustIQ, solar energy, irradiance data

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Last week, I went to the PV Operations conference in Munich, organised by NewEnergyUpdate. Besides pleasant talks with attendees during the networking breaks, I had the opportunity to speak about the importance of irradiance and soiling measurements for utility solar plants.

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Irradiance measurements for PV plants: satellite or pyranometer?

[fa icon="calendar'] December 08, 2017 / by Jan-Willem Sips posted in satellite, pyranometers, irradiance data

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That’s not a question: we need both! As a result of a fruitful co-operation, 3E and Kipp & Zonen present a joint white paper, indicating that satellite and pyranometer irradiance data can both co-exist and do even complement each other.

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