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6 myths about satellite and pyranometer irradiance measurements for solar plants

[fa icon="calendar'] February 06, 2018 / by Jan-Willem Sips posted in pyranometer, satellite

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When I was doing research on satellite derived irradiance data I spoke to more than just my colleagues at Kipp & Zonen and providers of satellite data; I also contacted other stakeholders in the solar energy industry. And that is when I came across different myths that were going around in the industry. Here’s my list of the top myths on the subject of satellite and pyranometer measurements that I would like to dispel.

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Irradiance measurements for PV plants: satellite or pyranometer?

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