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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

Product Updates: Firmware & Software

OTT HydroMet is constantly working to improve products to meet your needs in the field. Below are the latest upgrades to our existing products. To download the files, please scroll...
HydrologyMeteorology

Newsletter – SPOTTLIGHT 01/24

This is the web version of the OTT HydroMet Newsletter. If you want to receive the email, you can subscribe here by choosing 'Solutions, Products and News'. Greetings reader, As...
HydrologyMeteorologySolar 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

Quantifying the Rapid Melt of the Greenland Ice Sheet

In the face of global warming, understanding the behavior of polar ice sheets has taken on new urgency. The Greenland ice sheet, the second-largest body of ice on the planet...
Meteorology
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

Emerging Weather Technology: OTT HydroMet Insights from Met Tech World Expo 2023

After stepping into the Meteorological Technology World Expo 2023, it's clear to see why it is seen as the top event for meteorology worldwide. With over 145 exhibitors from more...
HydrologyMeteorology
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

Smart Data Management Enables the University of Freiburg to Make Important Hydrological Discoveries

The University of Freiburg is one of the top universities in Germany and has been recognized for excellence in research and education for the last 565 years. In fact, 23...
HydrologyMeteorology

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