Martin Maly

ISO 9060 Class A Pyranometers provide the most accurate measurements of solar irradiance

Class A Pyranometers: Choosing the Right Type for Your PV Plant

To ensure top performance of solar PV installations, leading irradiance measurement instrumentation is required for both site assessment and resource monitoring. The quality of pyranometers and pyrheliometers is defined by...
MeteorologySolar Energy

Podcast: Analog or Smart Sensor? Choosing the Right Instrument

Food for geeks! Most measurement instruments are either analog or smart. This applies to our Kipp & Zonen portfolio for solar irradiance monitoring, too. But which one to choose for...
MeteorologySolar Energy

Podcast: Meet the Dutch Couple Who Drove to Cape Town and Back

Special Holidays Episode! This Dutch couple has seen quite a big part of the world. Maarten van Pel and Renske Cox always have been passionate travelers. But one day, they...
Solar Energy
CSP Sun Concentrator in

Tracking the Sun’s Path for the World’s Largest Solar Concentrator

In early 2023, the world’s largest and most efficient solar concentrator was installed in Western India to power a hospital and research center. The impressive construction will produce steam for...
Solar Energy

Podcast: How Europe’s Dirtiest River Emscher Was Revived

The river Emscher in Western Germany has a turbulent history. Within one century, it turned from a leisurely meandering stream to Europe’s dirtiest river and, most recently, to a restored...
Hydrology
Sun Trackers Kipp & Zonen RaZON+ (left) and SOLYS2

How to Choose the Right Sun Tracker?

A complete measurement of solar irradiance includes global (GHI), direct (DNI), and diffuse (DHI or DIF) radiation. To accomplish this, a high-quality solar monitoring station typically comprises an automatic sun...
MeteorologySolar Energy

Podcast: Road Weather Innovations – A Trip to Poland

In a coalescing world, safe and efficient transportation of people and goods becomes increasingly important. Thus, it comes with little surprise that weather monitoring for roads, railways, and air traffic...
Meteorology

Podcast: Introduction to PV Soiling – Background, Impact, and Treatment Options

Dirty PV modules generate less energy than clean ones. This phenomenon called “soiling” sums up to losses of several billion dollars every year. Cleaning increases efficiency, but comes at a...
Solar Energy

Podcast: Data Driving Science – Who Provides the Data?

As a developer and manufacturer of hydrological and meteorological monitoring solutions, at OTT HydroMet we know a thing or two about collecting and evaluating atmospheric data. That’s why Victor Cassella...
Meteorology

Renewed Ceilometer Network: 97 Lufft CHM 8k for the German Weather Service DWD

OTT HydroMet has supplied the German Weather Service DWD with 97 Lufft CHM 8k ceilometers for use at international airports in Germany. The order is worth around two million euros over...
Meteorology