Program 8th International Spectro Radiometer Comparison 2018

location INTA, Spain

DateItemLocation
1 June 2018Arrival JRC Van with instruments INTA

2-3 June 2018Mounting reference instrumentsINTA
3 June 2018Informal welcome gatheringEl Hidalgo 3, Calle Bedel, 28801 Alcalá de Henares, Madrid (+34 918 82 86 39)
4-8 June 2018, 08.00 – 17.30 h.IntercomparisonINTA
9 June 2018Dismantling Instruments JRC INTA
10 June 2018

Departure JRC

INTA

Day #1 (02/06/2018) and Day #2 (03/06/2018)

  • Unpacking JRC Van
  • Mounting and alignment of ESTI’s 3 solar trackers
  • Installing reference instruments and spectro-radiometers
  • Dry-runs to check correct operation and timing

Day #3 (04/06/2018) and Day #7 (08/06/2018)

  • Review with participants of the measurement protocol and procedures
  • Install participant’s instrumentation and connecting to ESTI’s data acquisition system.
    • Clear sky = Take measurements
      • Arrive at location at 07:30
      • Equipment warm-up (30 minutes)
      • Start taking data according to procedure
      • Continue measurements until sunset or the clouds interfere
    • Cloudy sky = No measurements, but optionally….
      • Arrive at location at 08:30
      • Review of previous day’s data analyses
      • Technical briefings on radiometry, measurement uncertainties…
      • Equipment test
      • Office time
      • Perform characterisations of PV Cells in the SpasoLab Facility

Day #7 (08/06/2018) and Day #8 (09/06/2018)

  • Dismantling of the measurement system
  • Packing instrumentation and trackers into JRC Van