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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

River level monitoring lowers bridge scour risk

Engineers at Transport Scotland have investigated the potential for water level monitoring systems to help mitigate risks where transport infrastructure interacts with moving water. The trial was conducted at a bridge...
HydrologyMeteorology
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

In great demand even after 70 years: DWD relies on OTT HydroMet reference sensors

At an age when people usually enjoy retirement, the German Weather Service (DWD) is more in demand and more important than ever. Heavy rain and floods, droughts and crop failures,...
Meteorology

What is the UV Index and how to calculate it

The sun is the source of life on Earth, but it can do harm, too. Especially the ultraviolet spectrum of the sun’s radiation (UV) can cause severe damage to people...
Meteorology

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

3 Hydrology Monitoring Tech Resolutions to Make 2022 Your Best Year Yet

For hydrology professionals, setting resolutions around data collection and management can mean the difference between spending excessive time in the field and consistently having reliable data when you need it.This...
Hydrology
Ramp to parking deck

Migros keeps ramp safe while saving energy and costs with a tailored road monitoring system

To ensure safe travel on a ramp, the Swiss company Migros built a heater into the roadway winding to the parking deck of its distribution center in Zurich. Frost and...
Meteorology

OTT CAST: The Future of Groundwater in the U.S. West

The drought that has gripped much of the U.S. West has been a long-running dry stretch for the last 1200 years, a sign of both environmental and human impact. As...
Hydrology

New Podcast Episode: Keeping Roads Safe in Low Visibility

Low visibility is a major root cause for traffic accidents and thus a significant safety risk. Meteorological phenomena as fog, snow and, in desert areas, sandstorms are very dynamic and...
Meteorology

Meet Us in London! OTT HydroMet to Exhibit at at World Water-Tech Innovation Summit

OTT HydroMet is headed to the World Water-Tech Innovation Summit, 22-23 February in London – we hope you are too!This year, we’ll be featuring our latest hardware and software solutions...
Hydrology