sodar News

  • Ammonit signs partnership with leading SODAR manufacturer AQSystem

    Berlin, 6 March 2014. Ammonit Measurement GmbH, leading supplier of top level measurement equipment for the wind and solar industry, enters global sales partnership with AQSystem, manufacturer of the best SODAR systems on the ...


    By Ammonit Measurement GmbH

  • US Navy deploys Second Wind sodar at Parris Island

    Second Wind Systems, Inc. has supplied the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Port Hueneme, CA with a Triton SoDAR (sonic detection and ranging) instrument for a wind resource measurement campaign at the Marine Corps Recruit Deport, Parris Island, SC. A certified NAVFAC technician will install and commission the Triton on the first stop of its five-year deployment. The NAVFAC ...


  • Successful first IEC classification test for SoDAR AQ510 Wind Finder

    SoDAR AQ510 Wind Finder achieved a major milestone towards full IEC compliance by performing the first IEC classification. AQ510 Wind Finder is the only SoDAR on the market with a first well-done sensitivity analysis. The classification results are very promising. AQ System Stockholm AB, cooperation partner of Ammonit Measurement GmbH in the field of remote sensing, successfully ...


    By Ammonit Measurement GmbH

  • US Navy deploys Second Wind sodar at NWS Earle

    The Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Port Hueneme, CA has deployed one of its Second Wind Triton SoDAR (sonic detection and ranging) instruments for a wind resource measurement campaign near the 2.9 mile pier at Naval Weapon Station Earle in Colts Neck, NJ. A certified NAVFAC technician installed and commissioned the Triton on the second stop of its five-year deployment. The NAVFAC ...


  • Leading atmospheric modelling firm finds new applications for second wind`s triton sodar

    WindLogics and Second Wind Inc. announced today that WindLogics has purchased two Second Wind Triton™ sonic wind profilers and plans to use the Triton data with SCADA data in a new study on an operating wind farm. Commercially released in 2007, the Triton has heretofore been used mostly in wind resource assessment studies, usually in conjunction with meteorological tower measurements. “WindLogics ...


  • Brazil’s Largest Wind Developer Adopts Remote Sensing Systems from Second Wind

    Brazil’s largest wind energy developer has adopted Second Wind’s remote sensing technology as part of its standard practice in wind measurement. The agreement by São Paulo-based Casa dos Ventos Energias Renováveis to purchase Second Wind's Triton® SoDARs and Pentalum Technologies Ltd.'s SpiDAR™ LiDARs represents a significant endorsement of remote sensing ...


  • Remote Sensing Will Play an Increasingly Important Role in the Wind Power Market

    The wind power market currently provides almost 3 percent of global electricity production. As the wind power industry matures, wind forecasting technologies are becoming critical in order to integrate greater amounts of variable wind energy into the grid. Meteorological towers, or met towers, the predominant solution at present, serve a range of forecasting needs. According to a recent report ...

  • AQSystem launches Sweden`s first test site for remote sensing devices

    AQSystem has launched the first dedicated test site in Sweden for Remote Sensing devices. AQSystem will carry out verification campaigns of Remote sensing devices (with their AQ500 product or other Remote Sensing devices). A 105 meter met mast situated in Fimmerstad enables correlation reports to be made against ground based devices to provide traceability back to traditional anemometry. These ...


  • ASC and Met One Instruments Announce Partnership

    To begin 2014, Met One Instruments, Inc. (MOI) is excited to announce a new corporate partnership to expand meteorological measurement capabilities. Atmospheric Systems Corporation (ASC), of Valencia, California, is a recognized leader in meteorological remote sensing using Sound Detection And Ranging (SoDAR) to measure vertical wind and turbulence profiles. This partnership will enable Met One ...

  • Met One Instruments, Inc. Acquires Atmospheric Systems Corporation

    Met One Instruments, Inc. and Atmospheric Systems Corporation Join Innovation, Manufacturing and Expertise to Respond to New Markets Met One Instruments, Inc. www.metone.com announces the acquisition of Atmospheric Systems Corporation, www.minisodar.com. This partnership will enhance the ability to offer complete surface and upper ...


    By Met One Instruments, Inc.

  • Second Wind Launches Wind Energy Operations Services Based on Triton Sonic Wind Profiler

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced the introduction of a suite of wind farm operations services based on the company's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler and SkyServe Wind Data Service. Triton, a remote sensing system using sodar technology to provide wind measurements across the turbine rotor sweep, and SkyServe, a cloud-based data ...


  • Windlab Expands Fleet of Second Wind Triton Sonic Wind Profilers

    International wind farm developer adopts Triton for wind farm site assessments worldwide after success in U.S. Midwest SOMERVILLE, Mass. and CANBERRA, Australia - International wind energy developer Windlab has adopted Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profilers as part of its standard wind resource assessment methodology, Second Wind and ...


  • Alteris Renewables Chooses Remote Sensing Technology to Aid in Wind Assessment Study for Jamestown, RI

    Second Wind, a leader in wind measurement systems, today announced Alteris Renewables, the largest renewable energy installer in New England, will use its wind measurement technology to provide comprehensive wind resource analysis to the town of Jamestown, RI. The town is conducting the ...


  • Second Wind Offers Flexible Rental and Leasing Programs for Triton Sonic Wind Profiler

    Options allow customers at any stage of development to easily take advantage of remote sensing for wind data SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Enabling a wide range of wind energy companies to measure hub-height wind speeds by employing highly reliable and dependable remote sensing systems in their wind resource assessment studies, Second Wind announced today a new, flexible leasing ...


  • Second Wind names Clean Electric Israel as authorized reseller in Israel and CIS

    Second Wind, a leading developer of wind measurement technology for the world's wind power industry, today announced that it is partnering with one of the leaders in the Israeli wind industry to offer wind measurement equipment in Israel and the CIS countries. Clean Electric Israel, a Petah-Tiqwa-based company providing wind assessment and forecasting services, will offer Second Wind's Nomad® ...


  • Major Wind Developer Brings Remote Sensing to Projects Worldwide

    CWP adds value to its projects with Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler Formed in 2007 to finance the development of wind farms in Central and Eastern Europe, Continental Wind Partners (CWP) has adopted Second Wind's Triton Sonic Wind Profiler as a part of its standard wind resource assessment practice. With a fleet of eight Tritons, CWP is using advanced remote ...


  • Second Wind Expands European Sales Team to Meet Increasing Global Demand for Wind Measurement Technologies

    Wind measurement leader taps experienced wind industry sales professional to serve growing European wind power market SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 26 - Second Wind today announced it has expanded its European sales team with the addition of Jason Wood as director of European sales. Based in the ...


  • Marshall University Uses Second Wind's Wind Data Collection Solutions to Plan Clean Energy Futures of West Virginia Surface Mine Sites

    Coal mined from West Virginia's mountains has powered this country for decades, and now Second Wind's wind data collection solutions are helping former and active coal mining sites find second energy-producing lives as homes for wind farms and other renewable energy facilities. Marshall University's Center for Environmental, Geotechnical and ...


  • Collecting Wind Data With Remote Sensing and 60-Meter Masts is a Cost-Effective Alternative to 80-Meter Met Towers Alone, Analysis Finds

    Combining remote sensing measurement tools with 60-meter meteorological tower data is an accurate, cost-effective alternative to collecting wind information vs. with 80-meter met towers alone, according to a cost analysis from Second Wind.The analysis determined that one wind study using ...


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