• Calibración de piranómetros bajo norma ISO 9847:1992
    Secondary standard: Kipp & Zonen CMP 22
Research Measurements Data server Typical Meteorological Year
Online Measurements graphs Solar Map of Uruguay

Welcome to the site of the Solar Energy Laboratory of the National University at Uruguay (UDELAR)

We are focused in achieving a detailed knowledge of Uruguay’s solar resource. Its spatial and temporal variability is a fundamental input for designing and evaluating solar energy devices and systems.

The following topics are researched or sustained in this lab

  • Maintainance of a ground-based solar radiation monitoring network.
  • Calibration of radiometers under ISO norms.
  • Modelling, including nowcasting, of the solar resource.
  • Development and testing of prototypes for solar thermal applications.
  • Passive solar techniques for buildings.

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