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Daylight and Solar Radiation Monitoring Station

Manufacturer: Equinox Instruments Limited
Model: Solys 2 Sun Track

SOLYS 2 is used around the world in solar energy applications. With the optional top mounting plate and shading assembly SOLYS 2 can be configured as a complete solar monitoring station with up to three ventilated Kipp & Zonen radiometers. A large range of mounting kits is available for direct solar radiation instruments. An advance over conventional sun trackers is the integrated GPS receiver to automatically configure location and time data upon installation.

  • Area of research: Dynamics of daylight, buildings, solar energy
  • Research Themes: Geophysical Sensing Suite
  • Ownership: UCD Earth Institute
  • This tool is :
  • Access: Research
  • Item type : Component
  • Year of purchase: 2012
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Ana Serrenho,
Technology Platform Manager,
Email: ana.serrenho@ucd.ie
Phone: (01) 716 2679