wind shear detection News

  • 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 ...


  • GE Software Powers Research on Efficient Wind Energy Production

    GE today announced that it is working with Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) to investigate ways to improve wind farm productivity and efficiency. The results of the study will directly contribute to future product and service designs. The project is part of a larger Department of Energy (DOE) investment of $9 million to an IIT-led consortium to enhance the ...


    By GE Intelligent Platforms

  • 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)

  • OWA issues Expression of Interest to wider industry to further research on pioneering measurement campaign

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator has completed the analysis of data gathered from the pioneering £2 million measurement campaign at E.ON’s Rødsand 2 wind farm, and has now launched a call for Expressions of Interest from other organisations who want to access ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • ASTM D5777 - 00(2011)e1 standard guide for using the seismic refraction method for subsurface investigation

    This guide summarizes the equipment, field procedures, and interpretation methods used for the determination of the depth, thickness and the seismic velocity of subsurface soil and rock or engineered materials, using the seismic refraction method. Measurement of subsurface conditions by the seismic refraction method requires a seismic energy source, trigger cable (or radio link), geophones, ...


    By ASTM International

  • DOE US$78m fund to promote enhanced geothermal systems

    At the National Geothermal Conference in Reno, Nev., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Renewable Energy Steve Chalk announced the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) awards under a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for research, development and demonstration of Enhanced Geothermal Systems (EGS) for next-generation geothermal energy technologies.  Subject to annual appropriations, the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Earth Networks’ WeatherBug Meteorology Team Forecasts Above-Average 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season

    With portions of the East Coast still recovering from the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the WeatherBug Meteorology Team at Earth Networks is forecasting an above-average 2013 Atlantic hurricane season. The season runs from June 1 to November 30 and includes the Atlantic, Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico. The Earth Networks - WeatherBug Atlantic Hurricane Season Forecast includes the following ...


    By Earth Networks, Inc.

  • GE Launches New Technologies, Highlights Cross-Business Portfolio of Offshore Solutions at OTC 2013

    GE (NYSE: GE) continues to expand its technology portfolio to address the challenges of offshore drilling and production and the rigors of deepwater drilling. Several GE business units are showcasing their latest products and services for the offshore sector in Booth 3163 at the 2013 Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which is expected to draw nearly 90,000 attendees. “With one of the ...


    By General Electric

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