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  • Introducing the SLX range of met masts

    lynx metmAsts team has successfully installed and commissioned 6 masts at a wind farm site, located south of Forres, in Moray, Scotland. The contract included one of our new SLX5 self supporting anemometer towers. This is a brand new design which we have recently launched to replace the LX range. The SLX5 being modular in design to 125m and easier to fabricate and install is less expensive than ...


  • Second meteorological mast installed at Dogger Bank

    Offshore wind developer Forewind’s second of two planned meteorological masts erected at Dogger Bank using innovative suction installed Bucket Foundation and "human free" technique for the steel tower placement. The latest mast to be installed – Dogger Bank Met Mast West - will provide essential wind, wave and other weather information, as well as marine traffic data for the ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Mobile masts used in African weather monitoring

    Africa hopes to plug gaps in its weather and climate data by mounting automatic weather stations onto its extensive network of mobile phone masts. Less than 200 of its weather stations meet UN World Meteorological Organization (WMO) standards — compared to several thousand in Europe — leaving many smallholder farmers without forecasts. The vast majority of farmers in Africa practise rain-fed ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • GL Garrad Hassan to provide Celtic Array Met Mast

    Centrica has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan, the renewable energy consulting business of the GL Group, for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea. Located 15km north of Anglesey, the system includes a meteorological mast, power supply system, navigational aids and full suite of measurement ...


  • Mobile masts could help measure rain and chill vaccines

    Mobile-phone masts in Africa could be used for other development initiatives, such as filling gaps in rainfall data and providing electricity to refrigerate vaccines, experts say. For example, masts could be used to measure rainfall in areas without rain gauges, according ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • 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 ...


  • Second Wind and Dulas announce strategic partnership on advanced wind measurement systems

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced an expanded relationship with Dulas, one of the UK's leading renewable energy services firms, designed to offer the UK's wind industry a full range of wind measurement technologies and turnkey field services. Through the new partnership, UK-based wind developers and wind farm operators -- both ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Second Wind To Manufacture 3-Cup Anemometers - Calibrated And Uncalibrated Versions Provide Options To Wind Energy Industry

    Somerville, MA – Customers who conduct wind assessment studies will now have a second source for 3-cup anemometers, as Second Wind announces a new model C3 anemometer, with material and manufacturing improvements over previous models. Benefits of the Model C3 The Model C3 is designed for durability and reliability, with new materials and a manufacturing process that is ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • Progress Solar Solutions Introduces New Portable Solar/Wind Light Tower (SLTW-1200) To Meet The Most Challenging Lighting Needs

    Progress Solar Solutions(TM), LLC was the first company to introduce a commercial quality mobile solar light tower durable enough and powerful enough to address the rental equipment and military markets. Progress Solar continues to offer the broadest product line worldwide of portable solar light towers and solar/wind light towers to industries interested in providing clean energy, portable ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

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