wind sensor News

  • Introduction to Dyacon Wind Sensors

    Wind sensors are critical pieces of weather instrumentation for the professional and amateur meteorologist. Dyacon WSD ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Dyacon Wind Sensor: Now Detecting Wind GUST!

    While sustained winds are of interest, wind gusts are generally what cause damage . . . at least for those outside of tornado alley or on hurricane coast. How do you measure gust? With a Dyacon wind sensor of course. The latest firmware for Dyacon WSD-1 now gives you more measurement parameters than other wind sensor on the ...


    By Dyacon, Inc.

  • Innovative anemometer and wind direction sensor

    US Manufacturer of wind sensors Barani Design is expanding its portfolio of wind sensor solutions. The new wind speed sensor (anemometer) integrates a high response electronic ...


    By Wind101

  • Ice-free Ultrasonic Wind Sensor from Vaisala

    The Vaisala WINDCAP® Ultrasonic Wind Sensor WS425 F/G is a premium, ice-free sensor for measuring surface wind speed and direction. The sensor has no moving parts and it is resistant to contamination, salt, dust, and corrosion. Thus, the WS425 F/G requires no on-demand or periodic maintenance. The sensor has a heating feature with a total heating power of 150 W. Wind speed can be measured up to ...


  • Climatronics goes “GREEN” with meteorological wind sensors and systems for the renewable energy sector

    Climatronics Corporation now offers an array of meteorological instruments and systems for worldwide renewable energy (wind) applications. The Wind Energy Sonic Anemometer (WESA) can be mounted on wind turbines which use the WESA data to optimize turbine performance.  Several anemometers are available for use in wind energy site prospecting and evaluation, and can be used with Climatronics’ or ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • Lufft VENTUS Ultrasonic Wind Sensor Proven for Offshore Operation

    The Lufft Ultrasonic Anemometer VENTUS-UMB successfully completed the test at the International Technical Inspection Agency TUEV SUED and now has the Protection Class IP68. This confirms officially that ...

  • One of the World`s Largest Wind Farms Counts on Lufft VENTUS Wind Sensor

    296 turbines of the AES Corporation are located by Buffalo Gap, Texas, US. With a capacity of 524 MW it's the world's seventh largest wind farm to-date. The article link below provides a summary of how Performance Engineer at AES, Tristan Lee, was able to optimize the performance of its aging fleet using latest in technology, that includes the Lufft Ventus ...

  • Determination of Wind Velocity and Wind Direction with the PCE-WL 1 Wind Recorder

    PCE Instruments UK has recently added the new PCE-WL 1 wind recorder to its range of products. The PCE-WL 1 wind recorder is a measuring instrument which measures and records wind velocity over a long period. Thanks to the power supply via batteries, it can be used in mobile applications. Since wind power energy is a cost intensive investment, it is important to know how much wind energy is to be ...


    By PCE Instruments UK Ltd

  • Gill Instruments launches WindSonic M – a robust ultrasonic wind sensor with hard-anodized aluminium alloy construction

    WindSonic M uses ultrasonic technology to detect wind speed and direction, with a robust aluminium housing and an optional heating system that extends operation in winter conditions. Gill Instruments Ltd, a world leader in ultrasonic anemometers, wind sensors and compact weather stations, has launched WindSonic M – a compact ultrasonic wind sensor with robust aluminium housing and optional ...


    By Gill Instruments Limited

  • RainWise Exclusive North American Distributor for LCJ Capteurs Land-based Ultrasonic Wind Sensors

    RainWise Inc. announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with LCJ Capteurs to serve and support North America, effective March 1, 2015.  RainWise, known for the manufacture of precision weather instruments, is pleased to add the top quality LCJ products to their offerings.  Providers of premium weather equipment for over 40 years, RainWise now has exclusive rights for ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • 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 ...

  • A dirt sensor for solar plants

    The mirrors that incorporate the heliostats, parabolic concentrators or solar device are exposed to the toughest of atmospheric conditions and, in some cases, endure extreme conditions owing to the places where they are located, chosen to make the most of the hours of sunlight. The inclemency of the weather, like rain, wind or dust cause impurities and dirt to accumulate on the mirrors and the ...

  • 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 ...


  • Catch the wind makes senior appointments

    Manassas, Va.-based Catch the Wind Ltd., the developer and manufacturer of the Vindicator laser wind sensor, has appointed two senior individuals who will help to accelerate the implementation of the company's business plan targeted at producing greater profits for the wind energy market. Jon Hykawy has been named director of the Vindicator product line and will be responsible for bringing to ...


    By North American Windpower

  • `Anti-noise` silences wind turbines

    If wind energy converters are located anywhere near a residential area, they must never become too noisy even in high winds. Most such power units try to go easy on their neighbors' ears, but even the most careful design cannot prevent noise from arising at times: One source is the motion of the rotor blades, another is the cogwheels that produce vibrations in the gearbox. These are relayed to ...

  • 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 ...


  • Made for wind turbines - Ventus Ultrasonic anemometer

    Abraham from Lufft USA showed Windpower Engineering and Development people on the AWEA Windpower 2014 exhibition the Ventus Ultrasonic Wind Sensor, which detects windspeed, as well as wind quality. Ventus-UMB for wind energy applications | Wind/flow Extremely precise and maintenancefree measurement of wind speed, wind direction and air pressure as well as ...

  • EverLast® lighting propels wind and solar technology

    This May Full Spectrum Solutions, Inc. the manufacturer of EverLast® HD Induction Lighting will attend the largest annual wind conference and exhibition in the world - Windpower 2009, where the highly anticipated EverLast® Photo Voltaic and Wind (PVW) Hybrid Induction Street Light will be revealed at Booth #5672. Powered by a wind turbine, two solar panels, and dynamic control system, the ...


    By EverLast

  • NASA To Launch Ocean Wind Monitor To Space Station

    In a clever reuse of hardware originally built to test parts of NASA's QuikScat satellite, the agency will launch the ISS-RapidScat instrument to the International Space Station in 2014 to measure ocean-surface wind speed and direction. The ISS-RapidScat instrument will help improve weather forecasts, including hurricane monitoring, and understanding of how ocean-atmosphere interactions influence ...

  • Don’t throw caution to the wind with offshore turbine maintenance

    The European Union’s push away from fossil fuels toward renewables, along with falling costs, has seen offshore wind thrive. And the sector is about to receive another boost, now that the focus on and investment in floating wind turbines is reaching fruition. This incredible feat of engineering has the potential to totally reshape offshore renewables, allowing for greater ...


    By Hansford Sensors

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