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TBE Rooftop Equipment List

Dataloggers
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

Datalogger

Campbell Scientific CR-1000

4

1 on the tripod, 1 in the shed, 2 on the roof

Solar Sensors / Accessories
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

Global irradiance sensor

Eppley PSP

1

1 mounted on a student’s research project

Global irradiance sensor

EKO Pyranometer MS-410

4

1 on the south side of the TBE roof, two on the bifacial cell system, 1 on the 2-kW system

Pyranometer

Li-Cor LI-200

6

2 on a tripod on the TBE roof, 4 more on the TBE roof

Weather Sensors
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

Temperature/humidity sensor

Campbell Scientific CS215-L

1

 

Wind speed/direction sensor

RM Young 05103

1

On a pole on the TBE roof

Wind speed/direction sensor

RM Young 03002-L

?

On tripods and 1 on bifacial cell

Temperature sensor

Campbell Scientific HMP45C-L

?

On tripod/1 on TBE roof Bifacial cell

Thermistors

Campbell Scientific 108-L

4

 

Thermistors

Omega Engineering, Inc.

2

 

Wind direction sensor

RM Young 03001-L

1

 

Datalogger Accessories
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

8-channel switch for dataloggers

Campbell Scientific
SDM-SW8A

2

 

Datalogger power supply

Campbell Scientific PS100-12V

3

1 on the tripod, 2 on the TBE roof

Large scientific enclosure

Campbell Scientific

1

1 on the tripod

Small scientific enclosure

Campbell Scientific

1

On the bifacial cells

Ethernet module

Campbell Scientific NL 120

2

 

10W solar panel for dataloggers

BP Solar SX210M

1

On the tripod

Multiplexer

Campbell Scientific AM 16/32

2

2 on the TBE roof

Radiation shields for temperature sensors

Campbell Scientific

2

1 on the tripod, 1 on the bifacial cell

10-ft tripod

Campbell Scientific

1

For weather station

Other Sensors / Accessories
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

1000-ft roll of E-type thermocouple extension wire

Omega

1

 

Trackers/Accessories
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

Direct dish

Sunlight Direct, LLC

1

 

Electronic Tools / Hardware
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

Voltage source

Keithley 6487

1

 

300W programmable DC load

BK Precision

1

 

Tools / Equipment
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

Tiny hot plate / stirrer

TekStar

1

 

Parts / Materials
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

Several hundred feet of DC wiring

 

 

For photovoltaics (PV)

Computer / Accessories
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

Desktop computer

Acer

1

To measure PV performance

Other Hardware / Miscellaneous
Description Model / Manufacturer Quantity Notes

224W photovoltaic panel

Sharp

1

 

186W HITSI PV panel

Sanyo

1

 

100W CIGS PV panel

Sunforce

1