Certainly, with temperatures below zero for many days in a row, it is assumed that roads are slippery. If you feel insecure, you might remember the advice of your driving school: at walking pace, just push the breaks once and see if the car slips. Unfortunately, it is not always that easy.
The sun as a powersource that will strengthen our energy future – around the globe we are continuing to build solar energy projects. “Solar is too expensive” is heard less and less as technologies are advancing to meet competitive demand. All solar systems require some degree of weather measurement. In 2009 LUFFT’s innovative “WS Family” of weather sensors entered the Global Solar Industry to help meet this need.
The sun has always had a unique and essential meaning for mankind. Not only is the sun most important for photosynthesis and therefore for the existence of life on earth as such, but men have also used it as a basic source for measurings from a very early point of their existence on.
Wind turbines are growing up. Environmental conditions for new locations are becoming more and more extreme, colder, and more salt-ridden due to offshore placement. At the same time, the turbines are getting bigger and bigger. This means that they need better reliability over longer periods of use. It takes 8-10 years to amortize the cost of the turbines, followed by several years of operation for the investment to turn profits.