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 to take your environmental monitoring needs to new heights. Meet with our expert staff and learn how you can access a suite of valuable […]

OTT HydroMet Supports Nile Basin Regional Hydro-Meteorological Network

OTT Hydromet is proud to support the Nile Basin Initiative and its member states in strengthening the basin-wide hydromet monitoring system expected to help improve cooperation on knowledge-based water resource management, data sharing, and to promote a more integrated approach in addressing water, energy, food security and climate change related actions in the basin to […]

Two-Way Communication: From Station to Software

When devising a monitoring network architecture, two-way communication is revealing a new host of compelling use cases that were previously less known. For those looking to get a better grasp of this topic, this infographic delves into how hydrology experts can reap the benefits of bidirectional connectivity for telemetered sensors while clearing major concerns around […]

Hot Topics in Monitoring Solar Irradiance

Pyranometer

We have a lot of contacts with existing and prospective customers in the solar energy industry; at exhibitions, in workshops or by email and through the Kipp & Zonen support system. Many of the same issues keep coming up, in one form or another. So, we have decided to put together a whitepaper that addresses […]

DustIQ wins the Megawatt Jadeite Award at SNEC 2019, Shanghai

Jadeite Award

From 4 to 6 June 2019, “SNEC2019 International Solar Photovoltaic and Smart Energy (Shanghai) Exhibition and Conference” was successfully held in Shanghai, China. Kipp & Zonen exhibited at SNEC and presented its innovative new product DustIQ for soiling measurement to the “SNEC Top 10 Highlights” selection committee. Kipp & Zonen and the Chinese Meteorology team […]

Choosing the right data logger for your Kipp & Zonen CMP series pyranometer

Pyranometer

Kipp & Zonen receives a lot of questions about whether a particular data logger is suitable for use with our instruments. These are mainly from the solar energy sector, where users are less familiar with the signal output than in meteorology and climate research. Let me share my experiences on dataloggers to you. I will […]

Albedo measurement for bifacial PV modules

Albedometer

Over the last year Kipp & Zonen has received a lot of questions about albedometers from customers working in the Solar Energy market. These came from engineers and researchers working with bifacial PV modules. Bifacial simply means that the back of the PV module has a glass panel, instead of an opaque metallized backing, and […]

New Generation of UV Radiometers UVA, UVB and UVE

SUV series

After more than 15 years of setting the standard in UV measurements, our well-known UVS series of Radiometers are being replaced with a new generation; the SUV series. Based on the established SUV5 ‘total’ UV radiometer, there is now a family of broadband UV radiometers for the measurement of specific types of ultraviolet radiation. This […]

The DustIQ arrives at the Green Energy Park

Dust IQ

One month ago, on valentine’s day, I got up at 4 in the morning. Not to surprise my wife with a breakfast but to catch a flight to Marrakesh in Morocco to visit the Green Energy Park of IRESEN (Research Institute for Solar Energy and New Energies). With me I brought two new DustIQ’s PV […]