wind monitoring News

  • Blowin` in the wind

    MIT students and staff worked together last month to install wind-monitoring equipment on a lighting post in the west campus athletic fields to evaluate whether to erect a wind turbine there in the spring. The planned turbine, a Skystream 3.7 with a rated output of 2.4 kilowatts, about enough to power an average home, is a gift from Philip Deutch as a tribute to his father, Institute Professor ...

  • Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2

    Wind Farm Noise Assessment by XL2 One of the largest acoustic consulting firms in Australia, “Renzo Tonin & Associates” was engaged by the New South Wales Department of Planning ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • Larson Davis enhances environmental noise monitoring systems

    Larson Davis has added the SEN032 wind sensor to its product line, providing the industry's first low-cost alternative for customers who want a wind-only option for environmental noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 incorporates the Vaisala WMT52 ultrasonic wind sensor (with support) into the NoiseTutor and Model 831 based noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 can be used in a variety of ...

  • Environmental noise management in New Zealand

    Brüel & Kjær Sound & Vibration Measurement A/S has made a successful solution for wind farm noise monitoring. Meridian Energy is New Zealand’s largest producer of electrical energy and uses only renewable energy sources such as hydro and wind power generators. Wellington, the New Zealand capital, is one of the windiest cities in the Southern hemisphere, making it the ideal place for wind ...

  • Envirologger chosen for Maltese Temples project

    Heritage Malta has installed Envirologger monitoring technology at ten locations around the site of the Tarxien Temples – a highly important archaeological site dating back to between 3600 and 1500 BC. The monitoring stations were installed in 2011 and are being utilised for research purposes and to gain reliable data for scientists, conservators and engineers to ensure the best possible ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • 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 ...

  • OTT launches new Smart Weather Sensors

    Specialist hydrometeorological instrumentation company OTT Hydrometry has a long history in the development of leading edge sensor technology and the latest additions to the company's family of weather monitoring instruments exemplify the company's focus on high levels of performance combined with both simplicity of use and minimal maintenance. The newest version of the Pluvio2 offers the most ...


    By OTT HydroMet

  • 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.

  • Wind Iris Lidar Installation at Caracoles Wind Farm

    With assistance from RNRG team member Dale Lamell, Ventus Ingenieria recently installed a Wind Iris nacelle-mounted Lidar at the 20MW Caracoles wind farm in Uruguay. The Wind Iris is being used to monitor turbine performance and offer optimization solutions for the project. Here's an overview of the trip, told in pictures: RNRG and Ventus arrive at the Caracoles wind farm ready to install a Wind ...


    By NRG Systems

  • Popular TV Programme trusts XL2 for Noise Monitoring of Wind Farms

    Eco Eye, Irelands longest running and most successful environmental documentary series recently turned their attention to Wind Energy using the XL2 sound level meter and weather protected microphone to monitor noise from one of Irelands largest wind farms. In the episode broadcast on the 10th February titled ‘Greening our Electricity’ the renowned Irish journalist Duncan ...


    By NTi Audio AG

  • EPA completes monitoring and analysis at two Tennessee schools

    The US Environmental Protection Agency posted air toxics monitoring results and analyses from two Tennessee schools this week. In March, EPA announced it would monitor levels of toxics in the air outside 63 schools. These Tennessee schools – Ashland City Elementary School in Ashland City and Lakeview Elementary School in New Johnsonville – are the first to complete the initiative’s monitoring and ...

  • Weather Monitoring for Conservation at Fish Barrier

    Migration of the invasive Asian Carp through the Mississippi River system into the Great Lakes has the potential to devastate native fisheries throughout the region. Smith-Root, an environmental engineering firm, has developed a proprietary technology for an electric fish barrier to prevent such migration. Their technology uses the most efficient electric field pattern for guiding the fish with ...

  • Alaskan seafood processor fined $135,000 for clean water act violations (AK)

    Highland Light Seafoods, LLC, an Alaskan seafood processor headquartered in Seattle, has agreed to pay a $135,000 penalty to settle federal Clean Water Act violations, according to an EPA order. Based on an inspection in December 2008, EPA found that the Highland Light Seafoods" 160 foot catcher-processor vessel, Westward Wind, was not in compliance with its National Pollutant Discharge ...

  • Envirologger chosen for UK meteorology network

    A seven station network of digital meteorology stations are to be supplied to a major utility company by Air Monitors, the UK distributor of Envirologger products. The system was chosen for its ability to centralise data from all of the client’s sites to one central data server using secure internet technology. The stations also feature the Gill Metpak met sensors measuring wind speed and ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Signal StreetBox Compact System for Air Quality Monitoring

    Signal has launched a unique product aimed at the gap in the market between full reference monitoring stations and simple absorption tubes. The StreetBox is an electrochemical sensor based, battery operated air pollution monitor capable of measuring up to three gases or PM10 plus environmental parameters such as wind speed and direction. Where reference equipment is expensive, large and ...


    By Signal Group Ltd

  • Turningpoint and FreeWave Technologies Partner to Mitigate Wind Turbine Failure Through Vibration Monitoring Solution

    AWEA WINDPOWER CONFERENCE, (Booth #1209) -- FreeWave Technologies, (http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed radios for critical data transmission, today announced that it has been selected by Turningpoint  (http://www.turningpointwind.com/) as its wireless data communications partner for its market-leading turbine vibration ...


    By FreeWave Technologies, Inc

  • Frost & Sullivan Lauds GE`s Bently Nevada Line for Creating Enhanced Customer Value Through the Development of Sophisticated Condition Monitoring Systems

    Based on its recent analysis of the condition monitoring market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes GE's Bently Nevada® product line, a unit of GE Measurement & Control Solutions, with the 2011 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement. The company leverages more than 50 years of ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • RainWise HM-1 utilized at NASA rocket launches

    RainWise, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of quality weather stations in the U.S. and abroad, has recently supplied Northrup Grumman Corporation, principal engineering contractor for NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration), with three of their HM-1 Hazmat Weather Systems for use during rocket and satellite launches. The HM-1 weather station has the most advanced wind speed and ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • 01dB DUO at London 2012 Olympic Games

    The Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games of London 2012 had 16 DUO monitoring stations to measuree ... wind speed! Systems composed of a DUO smart noise monitor and a Vaisala weather station WMT52 were designed to protect structures installed temporarily during the Olympics. Each unit should send one or more SMS alerts in real-time when wind gusts are exceeding 18m/s (orange alert) or 25m/s ...


    By ACOEM

  • New weather station with built-in compass for auto-align wind measurements

    The all-new Magellan Weather Station™ from Columbia Weather Systems combines a rugged multi-parameter weather sensor with an internal compass for critical weather monitoring with automatic wind direction alignment. The Magellan sensor module integrates an internal fluxgate compass with a sonic anemometer for wind measurement and sensors for temperature, relative humidity, and barometric ...

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