Solar Energy

Microwave Scintillometer

New Microwave Scintillometer, RPG-MWSC-160

Optical scintillometers, such as the LAS MkII from Kipp & Zonen, allow measurements of the transfer of heat between the Earth’s surface and the air above, called the sensible heat...
Solar Power Award

Thank You Solar Energy Industry for the Award!

Solar radiation monitoring has become a standard practice at solar energy plants. And almost every power plant uses pyranometers. Since the launch of our Smart interface the user friendliness of...
Solar Team

Preparing for the World Solar Challenge with SMP10 Pyranometers

The NUON Solar Team has arrived in the tropical city of Darwin, Australia to prepare for the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge starting on the 18th of October. In the past...
Red evening sky

The Ozone Hole and its Impact on Earth

The ozone layer above Earth can be compared to an umbrella which protects us from the rain. But there’s a hole in the umbrella, and we are slowly but surely...
LAS india

Kipp & Zonen LAS MkII Chosen by IIRS and IARI in India

Innovative technologies have made routine measurement of spatially averaged surface heat fluxes feasible and more accurate, and the scintillometry technique is one of the most promising methods. The Indian Institute...
Pyranometer

The new CMP10, because we know what makes a secondary standard pyranometer better

Practice makes perfect, and as a result Kipp & Zonen launches a new addition to its well-known CMP series of pyranometers. The CMP10 is a secondary standard pyranometer that reduces...