Wind Monitoring News

  • Reinforced heating: The new Ventus-X from Lufft for extreme locations

    Summer is drawing to an end and the cold season is approaching. Reason enough for the Lufft sensor company to introduce an upgraded version of the VENTUS ultrasonic wind sensor – the VENTUS-X. The revised sensor is equipped with an enhanced 240-watt heater and is available from now on. To get it ready for the market, Avinor, the Norwegian airport integrator, put the VENTUS-X to the test ...

  • Enhanced heating power: the new VENTUS-X for extreme sites

    Summer is ending and the cold season is approaching. Reason enough for the Lufft sensor company to introduce an upgraded version of the VENTUS ultrasonic wind sensor – the VENTUS-X. The revised sensor is equipped with an enhanced 240-watt heater and is available from now on. To get it ready for the market, Avinor, the Norwegian airport integrator, put the VENTUS-X to the test last ...

  • Finding the Right Weather Monitoring System for Solar

    Optimizing a solar plant to achieve maximum return is a challenge. Columbia Weather Systems tackles environmental monitoring. Weather data accumulation is recorded accurately and is easily monitored remotely. Three weather station configurations are highly customizable and are designed to be adaptable to the specific needs of a solar plant. All three packages are high-quality weather stations ...

  • Weather Monitoring Aids in Expansion of Solar Power

    Weather has always been a challenge for solar. The growth of the industry is pushing it into territories where shifting weather conditions impact their effectiveness. Advanced weather monitoring is critical. It allows solar systems to adapt to their environment. Columbia Weather Systems, a professional weather monitoring system manufacturer located in Hillsboro, Oregon, offers weather stations ...

  • Lightning Detection for Outdoor Safety

    Lightning detection is now available with the Pulsar 800 Weather Station.   “The added lightning detection feature helps customers who are concerned with public safety in their planning of a wide range of outdoor activities,” CWS President Nader Khoury explains. “This ranges from sporting events, to public concerts and outdoor military ...

  • AXYS FLiDAR first to Stage 3 on Carbon Trust Roadmap

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) is pleased to announce we have met all of the Stage 3 performance criteria outlined in the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for Floating LiDAR Technology (OWA Roadmap). Since the initial deployment of our flagship FLiDAR system in 2009, along with the acquisition of FLiDAR NV in September 2015, AXYS’ FLiDAR buoys have successfully completed or ...

  • Lufft wind sensors on Argentine research station in the Antarctica

    Reliable even in eternal ice: 20 Lufft wind sensors are installed at the oldest Argentine Antartica research base which is still in operation. Did you know that the oldest still operated Argentine research station in the Antartica is equipped with 20 Lufft wind sensors since 2011? The Lufft WS200 sensors reliably and continuously deliver info on wind directions and ...

  • RainWise, Inc. Announces New Davis-Compatible Ultrasonic Wind Sensor

    Continuing the progression of their top of the line wind sensors, LCJ Capteurs provides us another superior ultrasonic wind sensor, the Sonic-Anemo-DZP. This fully autonomous ultrasonic wind sensor powers itself through its built in solar panel requiring no additional power. It is well suited for remote installations where power consumption makes a difference. The "Plug & Play" LCJ ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Real-world monitoring of air quality using low cost air quality sensors

    The emergence of sensors capable of measuring the gases and particles that make up air pollution, especially in cities and industrial areas, has driven many academic studies which evaluate the sensors and compare performance against reference methodology. Such projects provide valuable and thorough assessment, but they currently work slower than the pace of low cost sensor system development. In ...


    By AQMesh

  • Nor-Cal Controls Tahoe Met Station simplifies Data Gathering

    New solar PV farm projects require the use of meteorological (MET) weather stations to achieve and maintain efficiencies critical to power and revenue generation. Nor-Cal Controls ES, Inc. has meticulously engineered the Tahoe™ MET station to meet and exceed the exacting demands of this new industry using Lufft’s weather ...

  • Lufft ranks among the German TOP 100 Innovators

    Fellbach - For the twenty-third time, the TOP 100 - Germany’s most innovative small and medium-sized companies - are acclaimed. This year, G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH belongs to this innovation elite. The Fellbach company previously took part in a demanding, scientific selection process. Innovation management and innovation success were examined. The mentor of the innovation ...

  • Sensor Manufacturer Lufft ranks among the TOP 100 Companies

    Fellbach company joins Germany's innovation elite. Honored by TOP 100 mentor Ranga Yogeshwar. Fellbach - For the twenty-third time, the TOP 100 - Germany’s most innovative small and medium-sized companies - are acclaimed. This year, G. Lufft Mess- und Regeltechnik GmbH belongs to this innovation elite. The Fellbach company previously took part in a demanding, scientific ...

  • Video: RNRG`s Turbine Retrofit Solutions

    RNRG offers wind vane and anemometer retrofit kits for multiple turbine makes, including Mitsubishi, Siemens, GE, and Gamesa. Each kit includes a sensor, the cable and wiring needed for your application, and a mechanical mounting solution to fit the sensor to your turbine. To veiw ...


    By NRG Systems

  • New GPS met station offers rapid-deploy, real-time weather data

    The Magellan MX™ is a new weather station line from Columbia Weather Systems offering GPS and compass readings, particularly useful for vehicle and mobile applications requiring real-time met data on the go, such as incident command centers, broadcast, and hazmat vehicles. Magellan MX weathers stations offer several all-in-one parameter configurations. Depending on the model, ...

  • New IEC-Compliant Side Mount Booms

    The current IEC 61400-12-1 standard, which came into effect in 2005, establishes a minimum sensor rise of 15 times the diameter of the horizontal arm of side mount sensor booms. Mounting anemometers and wind vanes this distance above the boom ensures that the measurement uncertainty resulting from flow distortions around the boom arm are kept below 0.5% of the measured value. With an aim toward ...


    By NRG Systems

  • State of the Art Mobile Laboratory – the ´smogmobile´

    Enviro Technology Services’ new Air Quality Monitoring Vehicle (the smogmobile) is the UK’s greenest and most sophisticated mobile air quality monitoring laboratory using state of the art, next generation battery-powered equipment in an electric van. It creates no pollution or greenhouse gas emissions of any kind and so is able to measure key pollutants and greenhouse gases ...

  • RainWise Announces New Line of Modbus Platform Commercial Meteorological Stations

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the release of a new MB series of fully assembled, compact wired weather stations offering an economical option for many Industrial applications. Equipped with the Modbus RTU interface, the RainWise MB line easily integrates with building automation, large agricultural operations, and industrial control systems. Based on the popular RainWise MK-III wireless ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • RainWise Announces Upcoming New Line of Modbus Platform Commercial Meteorological Stations

    RainWise Inc. is pleased to announce the upcoming release of a new MB series of fully assembled, compact wired weather stations offering an economical option for many Industrial applications. Equipped with the Modbus RTU interface, the RainWise MB line easily integrates with building automation, large agricultural operations, and industrial control systems. Based on the popular RainWise MK-III ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Lufft VENTUS Ultrasonic Wind Sensor Proven for Offshore Operation

    The Lufft Ultrasonic Anemometer VENTUS-UMB successfully completed the test at the International Technical Inspection Agency TUEV SUED and now has the Protection Class IP68. This confirms officially that ...

  • Ultrasonic wind sensors for the DWD`s maritime monitoring network come from Lufft

    In a call for bids for the renewal and extension of ultrasonic wind sensors in the maritime monitoring network of the German Weather Service, the ultrasonic wind sensor Ventus from the Fellbach-based manufacturer of environmental measuring equipment won the day against all competitive products. In meteorology, the DWD - Germany's largest weather service - is considered a major reference ...

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