wind masts News

  • 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 ...


  • SMart Wind successfully installs Round 3s first met mast

    SMart Wind, the joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, today announced the successful installation of the first meteorological mast in the 4GW Hornsea Zone. One of nine zones awarded licences by the Crown Estate in 2009 this is the first zone to install a met mast. The meteorological mast uses the world’s first 'twisted jacket' foundation for the ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • The wind industry gets even greener as Second Wind forms strategic partnership with Ireland`s leading met mast installer

    lynx metmAsts, a leading provider of wind measurement systems and turnkey met tower services to the Irish wind energy market, has signed an agreement to offer Second Wind's line of tower-based wind measurement instruments to its customers, the two companies announced today. The partnership will offer wind developers and wind farm operators a greater choice in met mast and wind measurement ...


  • 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 ...


  • New RainWise Inc. device collects wind data for wind turbine feasibility

    RainWise, Inc., one of the leading manufacturers of quality weather stations in the U.S. and abroad, is pleased to announce the release of the new WindLog™. This valuable device collects and records wind data to test the wind viability of a location prior to the installation of a wind turbine. The low cost ($350) WindLog™ is ideal for individual consumers and businesses who are contemplating the ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • 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 ...


  • Wind and air’s hope for new energy

    Two sets of scientists in the US have devised new ways to snatch more power from thin air. One group of Californian chemists reports that it has found a way to filter carbon dioxide directly from the air and turn it into clean-burning methanol. While scientists at Sandia National Laboratories have announced a design for an offshore wind turbine rotor blade 200 ...


    By Climate News Network

  • 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

  • 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

  • Planning decision for Navitus Bay offshore wind park

    The announcement was made today for the wind park off the Dorset and Isle of Wight coasts. The reasons behind the decision are set out in the decision letter A DECC Spokesperson said: “Careful consideration has been given to the ...

  • GE Stimulates Wind Energy Growth in the UK

    More than 40 Megawatts of Cleaner Energy Capacity to be Installed at Chelveston Wind Farm and Burton Wold Wind Farm Extension in Central England Two Wind Farms to Provide Power Equivalent to the Required Energy Needs of Approximately 30,000 Homes in the Region Orders Highlight GE’s Presence in the United Kingdom and GE’s Commitment ...


    By General Electric

  • 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

  • £6.5m trial of new low cost offshore wind foundation to commence this summer

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) is joining forces with Statoil, Statkraft, EON, DONG Energy and Universal Foundation, in close co-operation with Aalborg University, to undertake installation trials of the Universal Foundation ‘suction bucket’ offshore wind foundation. Such innovative foundation ...


    By Carbon Trust

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