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Before any solar energy project can begin, a solar energy assessment is required. This assessment is an important part of the planning process and allows for the potential benefits and risks to be identified. During the assessment, the solar energy project is evaluated in terms of the current and future energy needs of the building, the expected impact on the environment, and the cost-effectiveness of the project. The assessment also ensures that the project meets all local, state, and federal regulations. Once the assessment is complete, the team can begin the process of designing and installing the solar energy system. The solar energy assessment is an essential part of any solar energy project as it helps ensure that the project meets all of the necessary requirements and is cost-effective. By taking the time to perform a solar energy assessment, you can be sure that the project will be a success.
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If you have decided to use Meteoxperts Solutions products for solar monitoring assessment. So, which sensors should the set you buy include? Which sensors will be able to measure the precise data of your power plant or which sensors will be unnecessary for you? Many questions can be derived in this way. In an age where solar energy is so effective, you made the right decision and wanted to install sensors in your power plant, and we cover all your needs by offering various types of weather sensors.
Components of Solar PV Plants
Albedometer: Albedometer consists of two pyranometers, The upper sensor measures incoming global solar radiation, and the lower sensor measures solar radiation reflected from the surface below. The ratio of the reflected global radiation is the solar albedo and depends on the properties of the surface and the directional distribution of the incoming solar radiation.
Pyrheliometer: Pyrheliometers measure direct beams (DNI) of solar radiation on a regular occurrence. It is critical they always point directly at the sun. This is used with a tracking mechanism to follow the sun continuously When mounted to sun tracking instruments such as the EKO’s STR-21G Sun Tracker, pyrheliometers can accurately track the Sun’s location throughout the year.
Solar Tracker: Sun tracker, a system that positions an object at an angle relative to the sun. The most common uses for sun trackers are positioning photovoltaic (PV) panels so they remain perpendicular to the sun’s rays, and positioning telescopes in space so they can determine the direction of the sun. Photovoltaic solar trackers adjust the direction in which they are heading displayed by a solar panel to the position of the sun in the sky. By keeping the panel perpendicular to the sun, more rays of the sun hit the solar panel, less light is reflected and more energy is absorbed. This energy can be converted into electricity.
Reference Cell: PV reference cells can also be used to measure irradiance. However, they work in a very different way: photons with energy above the band gap of the PV material are converted directly into positive and negative charges that can be collected and used in an external circuit. The reference cell generates a current that is dependent on the number and spectral distribution of the photons.
Cloud cover: Solar panel production could be reduced by 10% to 15% if a single cloud passes directly overhead. There could also be a decrease of about 25% or more in power generation depending on the period or the time the sunlight is hidden from the panels. With the help of cloud cover sensors, we can get cloud cover data.
Automatic Weather Sensor Components
Solar radiation Sensor: The Irradiance sensor is a crucial part of any weather station. These sensors measure the amount of sunlight available at a given location at a given time. Solar radiation can be characterized by measured solar irradiance (power per area at a given time) (GHI) and by solar insolation (the energy per area delivered over a given period of time). This helps capture the data of how much sunlight is being incident on the panels. This allows you to understand how well your system is performing compared to the ideal conditions.
Temperature and Humidity Sensor: Temperature and humidity sensors are also used to determine the environmental condition for the Solar PV plant’s optimal performance.
Module Temperature: The module temperature sensor is used by PV plant operators to know the temperature of the modules installed in the array. The module temperature sensor converts this reading into a voltage signal. This signal is sent back to the monitoring device.
Precipitation sensor: Precipitation sensor helps with the data of the amount and frequency of rainfall which explain low energy yields during a specific period of time.
Barometer – Measures atmospheric pressure to predict precipitation
- Increasing efficiency of Plant
- Emission monitoring
- Asset protection
- Service and maintenance support
We provide a complete system, installation, and solution for:
- Accurate solar radiation measurements
- Solar Radiation Measurements in PV applications
- DNI measurements at CPV sites
- Spectral irradiance portable solutions
- Spectral DNI Measurements
- PV Modules performance assessment
- DHI and GHI Measurements
- DNI measurements with a Pyrheliometer
- Measuring spectral irradiance
- Measure spectral irradiance of the sun simulator
- Stability monitoring of Sun simulators
- PV Site Solar monitoring