Power Predictor

By: Rain City Strategies  09-12-2011

This precision device has been designed from the bottom up to be as inexpensive and easy to use as possible. It allows you to collect real life wind data from your site, produces customised power reports including annual energy generation estimates, and tells you how much money you could save by installing small wind. And our team here at RCS are offering it at only $375 plus HST. Depending on your setting, our team also offer full service installation, to which we would gladly provide you with a quote.

Example of Wind Data Analysis Screen

Example of Wind Data Analysis Screen

Once you’ve gathered your data, our team will be happy to act as your trusted small wind and solar developer.

A Wind Rose Shows the Prevailing Wind Direction

A Wind Rose Shows the Prevailing Wind Direction

Additional Product Information

The Power Predictor is an all-in-one site assessment tool.

This data logging, cup anemometer measures both wind energy and sunshine at your site and comes with access to an online account where your data will be analysed, producing a power report.

The power report compares the main wind turbines and solar panel types on the market today, in terms of payback, annual energy generation, cost savings and effect on your carbon footprint.

The Power Predictor is very simple to install and use. It takes very little effort to set up and start recording, and can be left alone for a month to collect the data necessary to produce your power report. Once the data is uploaded into your online account a report will be automatically generated.

Technical specification

  • 3 cup, pulse anemometer
  • Data logger included
  • Accurate to +/- 3% in indepedently verified tests
  • Wind vane for measuring prevailing wind direction and turbulence
  • Solar sensor for recording irradiation
  • 5m cable
  • Self contained waterproof data logger engineered for low power operation
  • LCD screen provides live windspeed and solar indication
  • 512 MB SD memory card included with USB adaptor
  • Power Predictor Web application works through your browser – works with PC or Mac
  • Requires USB 1.0 or 2.0 port on your computer
  • Minimum 30 days data required before report generated
  • PP3 9V battery supplied, lasts over six months in normal conditions
  • Rugged UV resistant ABS plastic
  • RoHS compliant and fully CE certified
The information in this article was current at 06 Dec 2011

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