PVmet-150 Weather Station

Solar Energy Efficiency Monitor

Bar Harbor, ME. – June, 2012

RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of the PVMET-150, our next generation entry-level weather station for commercial and utility grade PV suppliers who require the highest caliber in sensors for exceptionally accurate monitoring data . The PVMET-150 uses a precise second-class thermopile pyranometer allowing for dependably bankable data and is mounted on a tilting bracket to provide global or plane-of-array measurements. Available with ISO 9060:1990 and WMO second class, first class and secondary standard pyranometers. The sturdy and refined PVMET-150 is affordable, compact and simple to install. As with all our PVMET stations, the PVMET-150 communicates via a RS-485 Modbus RTU interface; SunSpec protocol is available.

"Our industrial customers demand highly accurate and dependable monitoring data.
The PVMET-150 has exceed our expectations for providing quality results
and meets our goal for an elegant and compact design."
- Wayne Burnett, CTO –

About RainWise Inc.

‘Setting Industry Standards in Precision Environmental Monitoring Equipment Since 1974'

An employee-owned company, RainWise Inc. manufactures professional grade meteorological equipment for consumers, enterprises, and industrial applications. RainWise Inc. incorporated in Pennsylvania in 1974, deriving its name from our original product, a tipping bucket remote reading rain gauge. That same tipping bucket technology we invented over a quarter of a century ago is now the industry standard! In 1991 RainWise was awarded GSA status, making the company's products available to over 700 Government agencies.

Our selection of more than 50 rain and temperature gauges, monitors, sensors, and related software products are proudly made right here in the United States, and are known for their exceptional durability and fine accuracy. RainWise has a reputation for the best customer service in the industry, offering a generous warranty, lifetime support, and free software upgrades.

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