PVmet-100 Station

  • Turn-key PV Solar monitoring station
  • Irradiance in plane of a PV array
  • PV back-panel temperature
  • Ambient temperature
  • MODBUS RTU 485 (Sunspec®)
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The PVmet-100 is our standard model option which features sensors specific to PV power generation. Standard measurement parameters (Irradiance, PV back-panel temperature, Ambient temperature). PVmet is an innovative sensor platform for PV monitoring, which is  developed by Rainwise Inc. and provided by EKO.

This low cost station is compact and simple to install and to connect to any inverter or SCADA system. As with all PVmet stations it includes a RS-485 Modbus interface (Sunspec® certified).

PVmet series are turn-key, easy to install and can be deployed under harsh environmental conditions. EKO provides a unique radiometer calibration compliant to the international standards defined by ISO/IEC17025/9847.

Various mounting options are available, including the Mono Mount. The PVmet is supplied with a detachable …

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  Specifications PVmet-100
  Pyranometer (POA) ML-01
  Ambient Temperature AT-01
  Back module temperature BPT-01
  Power requirements 10 to 30 VDC at 50mA
  Operating Environment - 40° to 60°C
  Relative humidity 0-100%, Condensing
  Communication RS-485/422 Serial Port
  Communication interface 2-Wire Half Duplex
  Communication speed 9600 Baud

AT-01 Air temperature

BPT-01 PV Module Temperature sensor

ML-01 Si-Pyranometer

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