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Meteorological (MET) Stations

GroundWork offers a product line to meet solar industry needs. Our solar monitoring stations (SMSs) can measure global horizontal irradiance (GHI), global plane of array (GPOA), diffuse horizontal irradiance (DHI), direct normal irradiance (DNI), soiling (PVSOIL), and ancillary MET inputs. GroundWork’s offerings include:

Resource Assessment SMS
 Redundant GHI
 High Performance DNI

Solar Plant MET
 Utility Scale
 PVSOIL
 Array Packages
 Commercial and Industrial Solutions

We are a value-added reseller for Campbell Scientific, EKO, Hukseflux, Irradiance, Vaisala, Kipp & Zonen and Lufft.

Rey Series: Secondary Standard GHI SMS

Applications & Benefits
Solar Resource Assessment
• Redundant, high-quality GHI measurements
• Ancillary measurements to refine modeling
• Low impact and mobile

Components
• Secondary Standard Pyranometers (SR20s, CMP-11s)
• Relative Humidity & Temperature
• Wind Speed and Direction
• Barometric Pressure
• Precipitation
• Datalogger
• Communications and Remote Power

Options
• Fair weather/ All weather
• DHI Measurement
• PVSOIL
• Satellite or cellular communication

Download our Resource Assessment SMS brochure here (PDF).

Rover Series: High Performance DNI

Applications & Benefits
Solar Resource Assessment
• Solar Plant Acceptance Testing
• High quality GHI, DNI and DHI measurements
• Highly mobile

Components
• Secondary Standard Pyranometers (SR 20sCMP-11s)
• First Class Pyrheliometer (DR01CHP-1)
• SunTracker (STR-22G)
• RH/Temperature
• Wind Speed and Direction
• Barometric Pressure
• Precipitation
• Datalogger
• Communications and Remote Power

Options
• Fair Weather/ All Weather
• DHI Measurement
• PVSOIL
• Satellite or cellular communication

GroundWork DNI

Zenith Series: Solar Plant MET Equipment

Applications & Benefits
Solar Plant Acceptance and Turnover
• Performance Modelling
• Utility PPA and ISO Compliance
• Value engineered to meet owner, EPC and compliance requirements
• Plant SCADA and power integration ready

Components
• GHI and GPOA Pyranometers (SR20sCMP-11s)
• Back of Module Temperature
• Wind Speed and Direction (WS200)
• Relative Humidity and Temperature
• Barometric Pressure
• Precipitation
• Datalogger
• SCADA Integration via Modbus or DNP3 (Ethernet or radio)
• Facility Power Integration with Battery Back-up

Download our MET Stations for the Solar Plant brochure here (PDF).

Eclipse Series: PV Soiling Measurement System

Applications & Benefits
• Pre-Construction Soiling Assessment
• Post-Construction Soiling Monitoring
• Identify soiling trends
• Improve plant reliability
• Understand effects of weather events and seasonality
• Optimize predictive maintenance strategies

Components
• Basic or DAS enclosure
• Modbus or DNP3 communication protocol
• Traceable precision shunts
• PT1000 Class A RTD sensors
• Power supply with AC integration
• Datalogger with Ethernet or wireless

Requires/ Not Included
• Two (2) plant modules
• Mounts

Options
• 20W panel and battery UPS
• 20W modules for resource assessment 

Download our PV Soiling System brochure here (PDF).

Orbit Series: Array Packages

Applications & Benefits
• PV Operational Performance Monitoring for Utility, Commerical & Industrial Plants
• Distributed Plane of Array (GPOA) Irradiance Measurements
• Distributed Back of Module (BOM) Temperature Measurements
Meets Southern California Edison (SCE) Requirements

Components
• Pyranometer (ISO 9060) and Reference Cell Support
• BOM Temperature Probe: Class A Platinum RTD
• Modbus TCP/IP Data Interface
• Standardized Data Map & Documentation

Options
• Hukseflux pyranometer (SR05, SR20, and SR30)
• Kipp & Zonen pyrnaometers (SMP3, SMP10)
• Stand Alone or Inverter Skid Integration

Wind Systems

Applications
Wind
• Pre-Construction
• Post-Construction

Benefits
• Highly custom solutions
• Pre-programmed and tested
• Coordination with mast installers for seamless installation and commissioning

Components
• Wind Speed and Direction at varying heights
• Relative Humidity and Temperature
• Barometric Pressure
• Precipitation
• Datalogger (CR3000)
• Communications and Remote Power