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  • Wind measurement campaign completed at Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site using innovative floating LiDAR

    FLiDAR have completed the onsite wind measurements at the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm being developed by Mainstream Renewable Power. Neart Na Gaoithe, a 448MW wind farm located in the North Sea off the East coast of Scotland, has recently been awarded a Contract for Difference (CfD) by the UK government. The FLiDAR floating LiDAR buoy (pictured) provided on-site wind measurements and ...


    By FLiDAR NV

  • Lynx Metmast Services Limited - industry leaders in wind measurement systems, to offer LEOSPHERE WINDCUBE LiDAR technologies

    Orsay, France and Dublin, Ireland, July 12, 2013 - lynx metmAsts, a leading provider of wind measurement systems and turnkey met mast services to the wind energy market, has signed an agreement to offer LEOSPHERE WINDCUBE LiDAR technologies to its customers, the two companies have announced today. The partnership will offer wind developers and wind farm operators a greater choice in wind ...


  • Reducing costs for power curve measurements: Site calibration performed with LiDAR

    Utrecht/Lelystad, The Netherlands, 16 November 2015 – For the first time ever, LiDARs were used for a site calibration in preparation of IEC-compliant power curve certification measurements for a wind turbine prototype. Stand-alone LiDARs have been used for years to assess the wind resource for project development. The technology has global recognition within the wind energy industry and ...


    By Ecofys

  • Off-Grid Power for Remote Sensing Applications - Renewable and Alternative Energy Sources for Remote Sensing, Monitoring, LIDAR, and SCADA Installations

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Off-Grid Power ...


    By ReportLinker

  • Offshore Wind Accelerator launches world’s largest and most challenging validation trials of floating offshore wind measurement devices

    The Carbon Trust today announced details of the world’s largest and most challenging validation trials of floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology. Up to five different offshore wind measurement devices will be subjected to an extensive testing and validation against the state-of-the-art meteorological masts at three North Sea Round 3 sites. This campaign is the latest ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • 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 ...


  • New floating offshore wind measurement device completes validation

    On behalf of Mainstream Renewable Power, DNV GL (formerly GL Garrad Hassan & DNV KEMA) has successfully completed an independent validation assessment of the FLiDAR offshore wind measurement device. Based on the results, FLiDAR’s floating LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device has now formally reached Stage 2 on the ...


    By Mainstream Renewable Power

  • 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 ...

  • 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® ...


  • Opening day draws close for Janneby wind testing site

    The only independent wind turbine testing site in the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein will soon be ready to accept its first wind turbines. The test field, which has been developed by GL Garrad Hassan, GEO (Gesellschaft für Energie und Oekologie mbH) and Bürgerwindpark Janneby e.G, received final building approval and will launch testing activities at the end of 2012. The ...


  • 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

  • Mainstream and DNV GL validate floating offshore wind measurement device as part of Carbon Trust OWA programme

    On behalf of Mainstream Renewable Power, DNV GL (formerly GL Garrad Hassan & DNV KEMA) has successfully completed an independent validation assessment of the FLiDAR offshore wind measurement device. Based on the results[1], FLiDAR’s floating LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device has now formally reached Stage 2 on the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for commercial ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • GL Garrad Hassan Commissioned for “FINO Wind” Research Project

    DWD (German Weather Service) has commissioned GL Garrad Hassan to be responsible for an extensive sub-project within the scope of the “FINO Wind” research project. This involves taking an inventory of the metadata, utilisation and collection of LiDAR wind measurement data for the correction of mast effects, as well as the uncertainty estimation and assessment of the measuring set-up ...


  • RWE Innogy testing second metocean buoy after promising first trial

    RWE Innogy, in partnership with the operator of Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, has successfully completed the trial of an innovative offshore buoy for measuring wind and wave data in the Netherlands. The floating measuring platform demonstrably fulfilled the requirements with regard to availability and accuracy. For the purpose of testing further technical configurations with various ...


    By RWE AG

  • Space technology optimises windmill efficiency

    A French start-up company from ESA’s Business Incubation Centre in the Netherlands has developed a small instrument to measure wind speed and direction from the ground up to heights of 200 metres – information that is vital when deciding where to build a wind turbine to produce electricity. The French company Leosphere developed their system Windcube using ‘lidar’ (light detection and ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Meet the Experts: GL Garrad Hassan presentations at HUSUM 2012

    For 25 years the HUSUM WindEnergy conference has been attracting international experts and decision makers from the wind energy industry, giving them the opportunity to discuss new technologies, innovative products and future market trends. GL Garrad Hassan will be at HUSUM WindEnergy 2012, with experts giving presentations at GL Garrad Hassan’s exhibition stand 2G03, hall 2. GL Garrad ...


  • 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 ...

  • Metocean buoy installed in the Dutch North Sea

    Wind, waves and currents have a profound impact on the construction, the operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Therefore, the offshore windfarm Eneco Luchterduinen and RWE Innogy are testing a new and innovative metocean buoy that has been installed yesterday in the Dutch North Sea. The buoy has been deployed for a six month validation period nearby the already existing IJmuiden ...


  • 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 ...


  • GL Garrad Hassan at EWEA 2012: Meet GL Garrad Hassan’s experts at presentations, seminars and poster sessions

    The constant drive to innovate has taken the wind industry from its humble beginnings to its current prominence as the state of the art in energy generation. For the industry to continue to develop and lead the globe to a new era of sustainable energy, innovation must be ongoing, global, and part of every facet of the process from development to delivery. EWEA 2012 will mark the ...


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