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  • 21 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Aveillant, the UK developer of 3D Holographic Radar™, has successfully installed a trial system in north Kent, England, to demonstrate its ability to mitigate wind turbine clutter from an offshore wind farm. The system was delivered to site, installed and put to operation within just eight hours. The Holographic Radar™ not only successfully identified and […]

  • 17 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    New time lapse radar imaging at FORCE has shown flow features in western Minas Passage over two tide cycles (approximately 25 hours) in December 2014. While they appear to derive from a satellite, these images were created using FORCE’s marine radar system, perched atop its visitor centre. Typical marine radar filters out sea clutter, but this radar […]

  • 5 December 2013

    Terma’s SCANTER 4002 radar demonstrated exceptional results during a test performed in late 2012 in Abilene, Texas, U.S. with more than 500 wind turbines within line of sight. The entire test area was covered by one single SCANTER 4002. The radar detected and tracked a variety of aircraft with an unsurpassed track probability of 98% […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    ScottishPower Renewables has partnered with Cambridge-based Aveillant, part of the Thales Group, to test a new radar system that aims to safeguard the UK’s offshore wind industry.

  • 11 February 2019

    Coda Octopus has trialed its new Survey Engine Automatic Object Detection (SEADP) package,  which is said to have shown a 91% accuracy rate. As a result of the trials, Coda Octopus introduced additional reporting tools in the new automatic boulder detection package which cover detection rates and qualitative analysis, among other data. According to the company, SEADP has been […]

  • 11 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Aveillant’s 3D Holographic Radar™ has been installed at a site on the Kent coast and was successful in mitigating the offshore Kentish Flats windfarm. The system was also integrated with a Thales Star 2000 radar display system at a local airport, with the integration process taking just one day. This demonstration of Holographic Radar™ to […]

  • 7 November 2014

    Aveillant is set to announce its future plans at this year’s RenewableUK event, following an exciting year for the radar technology company which has seen its radars commercially deployed at a number of sites. Representing a significant breakthrough in radar technology, Aveillant’s 3D Holographic Radar™ offers constant detection of targets and provides clutter free surveillance […]

  • 11 August 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Aveillant held a week of demonstrations proving Holographic Radar’s capability by tracking an aircraft in true 3D and real-time. The demonstrations, held at Deenethorpe Airfield in July, were attended by more than 60 people from airports, OEMs, regulators and wind farm developers. David Crisp, CEO of Aveillant, said: “We are delighted to be able to share […]

  • 28 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Air traffic services company NATS has signed a contract with Vattenfall to provide radar mitigation services for the 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) off the Aberdeenshire coast. The mitigation solution will see NATS ‘blanking’ the EOWDC development on its Perwinnes radar and the installation of a Wide Area Multilateration radar system to infill the […]

  • 18 July 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Aveillant has completed live demonstrations which show that its Holographic Radar™ reliably removes wind turbines from airport radar with no degradation to radar performance. The two week showcase demonstrated the technology in action at Prestwick airport, where live data from two Holographic Radars™ was integrated into an offline Air Traffic Control system. Aveillant began developing […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Developers of an offshore wind farm project in Moray Firth have examined the environmental impact and found that the turbines may be impossible to differentiate from aircraft on radar screens at the air traffic control centres, according to the Scotsman. The project could also affect evacuation and transfer flights to oil and gas platforms near […]

  • 2 April 2012

    The velocity of the project implementation and a pretty tight schedule have prompted one of the major contractors of the London Array wind farm project to hire an air service provider for its workers, Yourcountry reports. “Everybody involved in the London Array project is working to very tight deadlines to bring phase 1 of this […]

  • 28 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Aveillant’s extended range Holographic Radar™ is to be trialled in November at a site near Woodbridge, Suffolk, very close to where the world’s first persistent surveillance radar protected England’s shores from enemy aircraft during the Second World War. To support requirements on spectrum efficiency, Holographic Radar™ is networked to provide next-generation regional and national high-definition […]

  • 12 June 2014

    Latest version of popular laser positioning system, now produced at Renishaw’s UK assembly facility, includes new control software for increased reliability of single-target tracking.  The new Fanbeam laser radar sensor from Renishaw’s Spatial Measurement division provides repetitive, high-accuracy dynamic positioning (DP) to offshore support vessels (OSV) and other marine structures. This next-generation system adds greater […]

  • 19 August 2013
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the European energy company, and Infratil, the owners of Manston Airport in Kent believe they have successfully tackled concerns about a wind farm’s potential effect on the airport’s radar system. Vattenfall, which is developing the Kentish Flats Extension (KFE), and Infratil have been working closely together for the last 18 months to produce a […]

  • 20 December 2012

    Leading European avian radar manufacturer Robin Radar Systems is aiming for rapid expansion following an announcement that significant funding has been secured from two key investors, Inkef Capital and Mainport Innovation Fund (comprising KLM and Schiphol Airport amongst others). Standard radar systems are used to detect large objects such as planes or ships. Birds disappear […]

  • 28 July 2017

    Boskalis has kicked off rainbowing works at the Maasvlakte 2 site, where the Port of Rotterdam is setting up the Rotterdam Offshore Center, dedicated to the offshore wind and oil and gas industries.

  • 20 January 2012

    The jury decided that the WindPowerCluster is not among the winners in the competition organized by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF). “It’s a shame because we had a good chance to win this competition. Nevertheless, the application process for the cluster partners paid off, because there were numerous networks, which gave new […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Scottish Enterprise is inviting quotes for the provision of a study on cluster cooperation in the European Atlantic Area as detailed in the invitation to quote. The Scottish European Green Energy Centre (SEGEC) is a team within Scottish Enterprise responsible for supporting access to European Funding, as part of this role they are project partners in […]

  • 28 June 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Innovation Norway has decided to continue the support for wind clusters in the Arena Network. Windcluster Mid-Norway (WMN), based in central Norway, and Arena Norwegian Offshore Wind (NOW), based on the west coast, have both renewed confidence from Innovation Norway. While WMN cluster works with both onshore and offshore wind power, Arena NOW points towards […]

  • 15 July 2014

    ClusterDesign and DTOC project partners will organize a workshop where the design tools for future offshore wind farms will be revealed. The workshop will take place on Wednesday 24 September 2014 in Amsterdam. The project partners have been working together to make designs more efficient and less damage-prone and will present their latest results. The workshop […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Scottish industry and the public sector have established a new cluster dedicated to supporting the growth of the offshore wind supply chain on the east coast of Scotland. The Forth & Tay Offshore cluster includes the Angus, Dundee City, Fife, Perth & Kinross, East Lothian and Scottish Borders councils with support from SSE, EDF Renewables and Red […]

  • 25 February 2016

    Glenda Napier has been appointed to the position of the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at, a Danish cluster organisation with the objective to create growth in the country’s offshore sector. Napier will take over the position of the CEO at on 11 April. She has previously worked with cluster networks at her current position as Head of Innovation in the cluster […]

  • 18 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    The Danish offshore wind cluster has established a joint office location in Taipei, Taiwan.

  • 14 August 2012

    The Danish knowledge center for the offshore sector, Offshore Center Danmark, has been acknowledged in a very distinguished way for its efforts in helping to create collaboration through networks and for making visible Danish competences in the oil, gas and offshore wind turbine sectors. In its capacity as a cluster organization, Offshore Center Danmark has […]