From September 10th to September 13th 2017, Solar Power International will open its doors at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, in Las Vegas, NV. We’ll be at booth #818 and we are looking forward to your visit. You will find below five good reasons why you should stop by:
1. The best chance to exchange views with solar energy professionals in North America
SPI is North America’s most important B2B event for solar energy professionals. It brings together about 18,000 members of the industry from more than 80 countries. There will be over 600 booths from manufacturers, service providers, and distributors of sophisticated solar power technologies that provide new market insights. The trade show offerings range from solar system modules and monitoring solutions to project management services.
2. Get to know our US Team
Meet Guillermo Esquivel, Sales Manager from Lufft USA who will be with his colleagues, Alondra Anacleto from the sales team, and Joe Kazacos from the Marketing team, representing the whole OTT Hydromet Group based in the US. As representatives of the OTT Group they can enrich your network of solar power professionals and support you on your solar power projects.
3. Discover our multi-parameter weather sensors for site monitoring
Why offer all probes separately if they can be combined? When wondering about this, the idea to offer an integrated, modular sensor solution was born. In 2008 Lufft launched the first multi-parameter weather sensor, the WS600 model. Nowadays, the family has grown to 19 members meeting all kinds of weather monitoring needs. The benefits are obvious: multi-parameter concepts lead to less wiring with lower installation effort and maintenance-free operation.
Many of the Lufft weather sensors are well-suited for solar site assessment and permanent monitoring. Solar irradiation and ambient temperature are the most important parameters to measure, since the higher the temperature the lower the solar cell efficiency. Further factors to be considered are wind strength and direction, as well as precipitation types, quantity and intensity. These parameters deliver info on natural cleaning effects and for damage prevention on the solar array. Moreover, measurement of humidity is recommended due to frost and dew.
One of the most used weather sensors is the WS600 which simultaneously measures temperature, air pressure, wind, relative humidity as well as precipitation. We normally combine this sensor with the Kipp & Zonen radiation sensors. Other WS models include different radiation sensors, such as:
- Secondary Standard ones (WS310 & WS510)
- Second Class ones (WS301, WS303, WS501 & WS503)
- Silicon pyranometers from Lufft (WS302, WS502, WS504, WS700, WS800)
Discover a well-chosen extract of the whole WS family on SPI booth 818 and see for yourself!
4. Learn more about the new SHM31 snow depth sensor
Snow depth data allows you to know if the tracker should be moved to a safety angle position. Providing the ability to protect the trackers from being damaged by snow accumulation.
The SHM31 determines real-time snow depths in up to 15 meters (49 feet) with millimeter (0.04-inches) precision. Thanks to its robust IP68 casing and measurement principle, it’s maintenance-free throughout the sensor’s lifetime. This dispenses with regular interventions, such as frequent replacements of desiccant or calibration.
5. Schedule a personal meeting with us and get a little gift
We offer you the possibility to reserve a personal discussion slot. As a small token of appreciation, you’ll get a solar-powered digital thermometer as a gift. But only if you belong to the first 50 booth visitors.