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Met Data Helps Optimize Solar Power Efficiency
Controls & Controllers

Met Data Helps Optimize Solar Power Efficiency

Environmental monitoring is critical to optimizing the efficiency of solar power generation. Beginning with site assessment, on-site meteorological monitoring factors into overall project performance and ROI. Weather stations provide reliable data on parameters such as solar radiation, wind speed and direction, temperature, and precipitation that influence location and efficiency of solar panels....

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Latest CWS Weather Monitoring Software is Now Offered with Cloud Base Suite
Software

Latest CWS Weather Monitoring Software is Now Offered with Cloud Base Suite

Cloud base suit is embedded into WeatherMaster Software™, the Weather MicroServer™ and weather display console. Helps in determining whether the pilots using visual flight rules or instrument flight rules for take-off landing. Cloud base height can be measured using ceilometers and from surface measurement of air temperature and humidity by calculating lifted condensation level.

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New Orion Air Quality Monitors Can be Used in Micro-Climates with Complex Terrains and Urban Areas
Communication Systems & Equipment

New Orion Air Quality Monitors Can be Used in Micro-Climates with Complex Terrains and Urban Areas

Orion Air Quality Monitors are designed for measuring nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, and ozone with parameters such as humidity, air pressure, and temperature. Unit’s monitoring is performed using MicroServer that provides internet and industrial protocols, datalogging capability and ports for wind, solar radiation, and/or precipitation sensors. Orion AQM Plus units offer...

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Pulsar 100™ Weather Station senses precipitation type with fast response.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Pulsar 100™ Weather Station senses precipitation type with fast response.

The Pulsar 100™ Weather Station delineates rain, freezing rain, hail, snow and sleet. The sensor detects precipitation from the first drop and helps in eliminating delays of an accumulation-based system. The Pulsar 100 monitors data through Weather MicroServer to provide real-time data collection and monitoring. The sensor is energy efficient and is ideal for difficult to access areas.

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Monitor Weather with DNP3 over RS-485
Communication Systems & Equipment

Monitor Weather with DNP3 over RS-485

The Weather MicroServer™ from Columbia Weather Systems offers DNP3 ethernet or serial RS-485 communication to interface CWS weather stations with process automation systems used primarily in utilities such as electric and water companies. Distributed Network Protocol was developed for communications between various types of data acquisition and control equipment. It plays a crucial role in...

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Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar
Controls & Controllers

Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar

Optimizing a solar plant to achieve maximum return is a challenge. Columbia Weather Systems tackles environmental monitoring. Weather data accumulation is recorded accurately and is easily monitored remotely. Three weather station configurations are highly customizable and are designed to be adaptable to the specific needs of a solar plant. All three packages are high-quality weather stations...

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Met Data Helps Optimize Solar Power Efficiency
Controls & Controllers

Met Data Helps Optimize Solar Power Efficiency

Environmental monitoring is critical to optimizing the efficiency of solar power generation. Beginning with site assessment, on-site meteorological monitoring factors into overall project performance and ROI. Weather stations provide reliable data on parameters such as solar radiation, wind speed and direction, temperature, and precipitation that influence location and efficiency of solar panels....

Read More »
Latest CWS Weather Monitoring Software is Now Offered with Cloud Base Suite
Software

Latest CWS Weather Monitoring Software is Now Offered with Cloud Base Suite

Cloud base suit is embedded into WeatherMaster Software™, the Weather MicroServer™ and weather display console. Helps in determining whether the pilots using visual flight rules or instrument flight rules for take-off landing. Cloud base height can be measured using ceilometers and from surface measurement of air temperature and humidity by calculating lifted condensation level.

Read More »
New Orion Air Quality Monitors Can be Used in Micro-Climates with Complex Terrains and Urban Areas
Communication Systems & Equipment

New Orion Air Quality Monitors Can be Used in Micro-Climates with Complex Terrains and Urban Areas

Orion Air Quality Monitors are designed for measuring nitrogen dioxide, sulfur dioxide, carbon monoxide, and ozone with parameters such as humidity, air pressure, and temperature. Unit’s monitoring is performed using MicroServer that provides internet and industrial protocols, datalogging capability and ports for wind, solar radiation, and/or precipitation sensors. Orion AQM Plus units offer...

Read More »
Pulsar 100™ Weather Station senses precipitation type with fast response.
Communication Systems & Equipment

Pulsar 100™ Weather Station senses precipitation type with fast response.

The Pulsar 100™ Weather Station delineates rain, freezing rain, hail, snow and sleet. The sensor detects precipitation from the first drop and helps in eliminating delays of an accumulation-based system. The Pulsar 100 monitors data through Weather MicroServer to provide real-time data collection and monitoring. The sensor is energy efficient and is ideal for difficult to access areas.

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Real-Time Weather Monitoring Improves Solar Vehicle Race Strategy

University Solar Vehicle Project uses Magellan MX500™ Weather Station When the University of Minnesota Solar Vehicle Project (UMNSVP) team was looking for a weather station to compete in the Bridgestone World Solar Challenge, they contacted Columbia Weather Systems. “One of the most important resources for our race strategy is real-time weather data,” said Electrical Technical Advisor...

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Monitor Weather with DNP3 over RS-485
Communication Systems & Equipment

Monitor Weather with DNP3 over RS-485

The Weather MicroServer™ from Columbia Weather Systems offers DNP3 ethernet or serial RS-485 communication to interface CWS weather stations with process automation systems used primarily in utilities such as electric and water companies. Distributed Network Protocol was developed for communications between various types of data acquisition and control equipment. It plays a crucial role in...

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