NRG Systems

Soiling Measurement Kit

Quantify the site-specific impacts of soiling on prospective and current PV projects with NRG's Soiling Measurement Kit.

  15 W PV Panels (#10690) 15 W PV Panels, with P-SCMs (#11174)
Description  
Sensor type Soiling Measurement Kit |15 Watt PV Panels n/a
Applications Soiling Loss Measurement n/a
Sensor range Soiling Ratio (*) Accuracy < 1%
( for Isc values>0.5 Amp including back of panel temperature error)
(*) Soiling ratio is calculated from measurement of short circuit current (Isc) of both a clean reference solar panel and uncleaned test solar panel, including back of panel temperature compensation
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Instrument compatibility NRG Solar Resource Assessment System using SymphoniePRO Data Logger n/a
Measurement range Recommended Panel Isc Measurement Range for Soiling Ratio Calculation: 0.50 Amp to 1.5 Amp n/a
Output signal  
Signal type Analog voltage n/a
Power requirements  
Supply voltage Soiling station interface module: 5-15 Vdc n/a
Supply current Soiling station interface module and the amplifier power for the Isc measurement:Max 2.5mA n/a
Installation  
Mounting
  • Panels: Rail mounting with angle
  • Interface Module: DIN rail mount
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Wiring
  • Solar panel current measurement and back of panel temperature are connected via a 5 terminal screw connector on the interface module
  • The connections to the logger from the interface module are via a 6 terminal screw connector
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Environmental  
Operating temperature range
  • PCB Temperature: -40C to +65C
  • Temp Probe and adhesion Temperature: -40C to +85C
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Operating humidity range 0 to 100%
Corrosion resistant
UV resistant
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Other IP Rating
  • Interface module: IP55 when installed in a standard Symphonie Shelter Box | FRP
Electrical
EN 61000-4-2 ESD
Compliance
CE
Other
Packaging meets ISTA-1A 2014 Shock Drop Test
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