The number of metrics measured by the Lufft’s weather stations in combination with the high accuracy of the sensors gives our customers the ability to forecast short-term and long-term generation capabilities of their site with a high degree of confidence.

PPE count on Lufft weather sensors for PV Monitoring

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Pacific Power Engineers, Inc. (PPE) was formed by experienced engineers from different branches and offers a range of services e.g. in project management. Together with Lufft USA we provide photovoltaic monitoring solutions.

For us, the values integrity and transparency are core values, and we have found these attributes in Lufft USA Inc. and their products in working with them over the years.  The value, performance, and ease of setup and installation makes choosing their products for use on our projects a no-brainer.

 

Weather station at big solar plant installed by PPE Weather station at big solar plant installed by PPE
Weather station at big solar plant installed by PPE Weather station at big solar plant installed by PPE

 

PPE standardized on Lufft’s weather sensors because of their seamless integration with our remote intelligent gateway (RIG) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) implementations, and the transparency that comes with their open communication protocols.  A Lufft all-in-one weather station, with the addition of one or two sensors, meets all CAISO requirements for most solar installations; when Lufft’s equipment is used with PPE’sHMI for site monitoring and control, it allows our customers to view and trend site data in real-time, as well as archive all relevant data points for future analysis of component and system performance.

 

PPE Software Solution PPE Software Solution
PPE Software Solution PPE Software Solution

 

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Lufft USA Inc

Lufft USA Inc

Lufft manufactures high quality and precision weather monitoring equipment. Our all in one weather stations integrate into any system and measure solar radiation, wind speed, wind direction, temperature, humidity, barometric pressure and rainfall. Lufft has been around as a company for over 130 years. It is our pride to continue to advance product design and research. We will continue to live up to our philosophy of "tradition and innovation".

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