Solar Energy

Pyranometer PV Plant

How Trimark Boosts Efficiency of PV Plants With Precise Meteorological Data

We all know that fluctuations in the output of a photovoltaics plant are inevitable and can occur for lots of reasons. Due to these fluctuations plant operators run the risk...
Solar Energy
SMP12 Pyranometer

Questions & Answers: Discovering the New SMP12 Class A Pyranometer

Solar demand is surging. Modern PV plants need fast responding precise solutions that are easy to install and integrate, ones that will last. Our new pyranometer, the Kipp & Zonen...
Solar Energy

Solar Energy Insights: Soiling, ISO 9060:2018, Floatovoltaics, and more

Voilà, here is the third issue of OTT HydroMet Insights! This time, we take a detailed look at the solar energy landscape, international standards, new applications and technologies.Around the world,...
Solar Energy
OTT HydroMet Team at Intersolar Munich

Podcast: Back from #Intersolar2022 in Munich – Soiling & Solar PV in Eastern Europe

What a show it was! In May 2022, the solar industry has come together in Munich to celebrate its unbroken growth around the globe. In this episode of OTT CAST, ...
Solar Energy
Weather station Lufft WS600 at solar PV plant.

Building an Effective Meteorological Station for Solar PV

Weather conditions have a huge influence on photovoltaic output. Even intermittent cloud cover can have a dramatic effect on incident solar energy, while other factors like air temperature, wind direction...
MeteorologySolar Energy
DustIQ Soiling Sensor next to PV modules

Soiling Sensor DustIQ: Firmware Update Improves Response and Handling

The pioneering soiling monitoring system Kipp & Zonen DustIQ is becoming even better. From now on, OTT HydroMet provides the DustIQ with a new firmware that simplifies both handling and...
Solar Energy

Whitepaper: Reshaping The Renewable Energy Landscape With “Floatovoltaics”

Colocation is a growing trend within the energy industry, with sources such as wind, solar, geothermal and battery storage solutions being joined to optimize power generation. If a recent study...
Solar Energy

Impressions from Intersolar 2022 – Solar Industry on the Move

2022 has kicked off with a bang. As one of the first major events in the industry, Intersolar North America and Energy Storage North America have been face-to-face during the...
Solar Energy
Pyrheliometer in front of a mountain area

A trip to the Swiss village where the world calibrates its solar monitoring instruments

Measuring the energy of the sun precisely is not as easy as tracking distances or weight. To set an international standard for solar monitoring instruments radiometers, the World Radiation Centre in Davos, Switzerland, holds comparison...
MeteorologySolar Energy

OTT HydroMet Systems Not Affected by the Java Vulnerability Issue

Important Statement: OTT HydroMet environmental monitoring systems are not affected by the current Java log4j vulnerability issue. Java Situation Media and government institutions reported Log4j vulnerability in versions 2.0 to...
HydrologyMeteorologySolar Energy
Man reading a book

Top 5 Most Read Blog Articles 2021

2021 is slowly passing by. Scrolling through the articles we’ve published throughout the year reflects the trends and challenges in the meteorological community. From new airport weather guidelines to innovative...
MeteorologySolar Energy

Solar Podcast: Back from Intersolar 2021 – Learnings and Innovations

Starting with uncertain expectations, Intersolar Europe has turned into an overwhelming success. Although Covid-19 and its effects still pose challenges, the solar industry looks ahead optimistically. The OTT HydroMet booth...
Solar Energy