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  • 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 ...


  • Second Wind Offers Flexible Rental and Leasing Programs for Triton Sonic Wind Profiler

    Options allow customers at any stage of development to easily take advantage of remote sensing for wind data SOMERVILLE, Mass. - Enabling a wide range of wind energy companies to measure hub-height wind speeds by employing highly reliable and dependable remote sensing systems in their wind resource assessment studies, Second Wind announced today a new, flexible leasing ...


  • Global Variable Frequency and Speed Drives Market - By Type, Voltage Range, Power Range and Application and Forecast to 2017

    Growing demand for electrical efficiency and increasing investment in modernization of infrastructure will drive the global VFD (variable frequency drives)/VSD (variable speed drives)/ASD (adjustable speed drives)/inverters market to $18,854 million by 2017, with a CAGR of 8.7% from 2012 to 2017. Asia-Pacific, with its thriving economies and rapidly expanding manufacturing bases, is expected to ...


  • Second Wind Expands European Sales Team to Meet Increasing Global Demand for Wind Measurement Technologies

    Wind measurement leader taps experienced wind industry sales professional to serve growing European wind power market SOMERVILLE, Mass., Oct. 26 - Second Wind today announced it has expanded its European sales team with the addition of Jason Wood as director of European sales. Based in the ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...


  • 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)

  • 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

  • Outdoor noise measurement with integrated weather parameters

    Outdoor noise measurements are now fully supported in Brüel & Kjær’s Type 2250, 2270 and 2250 Light sound level meters, with a new Weather Station Kit for measuring noise and weather parameters simultaneously. Weather conditions significantly affect the propagation of sound and therefore affect measured noise levels. Wind speed and direction must be taken into account when ...

  • Larson Davis enhances environmental noise monitoring systems

    Larson Davis has added the SEN032 wind sensor to its product line, providing the industry's first low-cost alternative for customers who want a wind-only option for environmental noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 incorporates the Vaisala WMT52 ultrasonic wind sensor (with support) into the NoiseTutor and Model 831 based noise monitoring systems. The SEN032 can be used in a variety of ...

  • New Advanced WS-GP2 Weather Station

    The WS-GP2 is a new weather station from Delta-T Devices. The system is based on the advanced GP2 Data Logger which has the power and flexibility to handle almost any environmental sensor. Users are able to select the optimal combination of sensors, logger, power source and communications. The WS-GP2 Weather Station is designed for use in severe weather conditions at remote and exposed sites. The ...


    By Delta-T Devices Ltd.

  • China High-voltage Inverter Industry Report, 2011-2012

    An inverter is a device which makes motors operate at variable speed to save energy. Customarily, a motor with a rated voltage of 3-10kV is known as a high-voltage motor, so an inverter developed for the motor running in the 3-10kV environment is known as a high-voltage inverter. Compared with low-voltage inverters, high-voltage inverters are applied to high-power wind power and water pumps to ...


  • Emissions Software for Site Cleanups: Demonstration at A&WMA

    Minnich and Scotto, Inc will present a paper, “Validation Testing of the Area-Source Technique Using EPA Method TO-16” at the Air & Waste Management Association’s Air Quality Measurement Methods and Technology Conference, March 15-17, 2016, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.  ...


    By Minnich and Scotto, Inc.

  • Space technology helps mitigate climate change

    Space technologies have led to a number of inventions that benefit the environment and save energy. Satellite-based systems are reducing vehicles’ carbon dioxide emissions, remote-sensing technology is making wind turbines more efficient, and information from weather satellites is helping solar cells to produce more energy. These are just some examples of how spin-offs from space technology and ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Protecting engineering materials from water impact

    Erosion caused by the impact of water droplets on component surfaces can lead to failures in key technological applications. For example, in steam generating plants, the leading edge of turbine blades suffer major erosion damage from the steam driving the turbines, requiring costly maintenance and repair with consequent loss of generating capacity. Similarly, erosion caused by the impact of rain ...

  • TOXFLAM online

    TOXFLAM is a software code based on an analytical solution to the atmospheric dispersion equation for inert substances that may undergo a first-order chemical or physical decay and have a density that is similar to the air density (Bianconi and ...


    By Enviroware s.r.l.

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