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  • 12 January 2016
    R&D, Technology

    ECN has confirmed that the Fugro Oceanor Seawatch floating LiDAR is in the pre-commercial stage according to the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. In collaboration with RWE, Eneco and Fugro Oceanor, ECN has performed a Fugro Oceanor Seawatch floating LiDAR validation trial near the offshore meteorological mast IJmuiden, […]

  • 25 October 2016
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched an implementation guide for the deployment of floating light detection and ranging (LiDAR) systems. The OWA Floating LiDAR Recommended Practice report will enable developers to effectively deploy cost-effective wind measurement solutions to generate bankable data on wind resource, OWA said. The report provides recommended practice for both trial campaigns and […]

  • 18 March 2015

    RWE Innogy, in partnership with the operator of Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, has installed a floating LiDAR  off the Dutch coast. As it follows a successfully trial completion of an innovative offshore buoy for measuring wind and wave data, the LiDAR was deployed for the purpose of testing further technical configurations with various manufacturers. The newly launched trial is […]

  • 30 May 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust has announced the completion of the world’s largest trial of floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) systems.

  • 2 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    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 […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Technology

    ECN has reported that EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR performs in compliance with the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) of the Carbon Trust’s roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. In October 2015, the EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy completed a 6-month validation campaign next to the IEC-compliant IJmuiden offshore meteorological mast in the North Sea. The campaign has been carried […]

  • 9 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published an update of the Floating LiDAR (light detection and ranging) Roadmap, accepted as the international industry framework for technology maturity.

  • 5 January 2017

    Ailes Marines, a joint venture between Iberdrola, RES and Caisse des Dépôts, is currently deploying an EOLOS FL200 floating LiDAR that will measure wind conditions in the south part of the site of its future offshore wind farm in the Bay of Saint-Brieuc.  In December, AXYS Technologies’ WindSentinel floating LiDAR was deployed as part of the project. The two floating LiDARs […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Technology

    Wind energy consultancy Oldbaum Services has added floating LiDAR certification services to its portfolio. The first two certification buoys being tested by the wind energy consultancy were deployed on March 8, 2015 offshore in the UK. The certification process involves full system checks, power communications and wind data acquisition to assess suitability for remote deployment for […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Spain-based floating LiDAR supplier EOLOS and Smartec Scientific Corp., Taiwanese provider of resource monitoring systems, have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two companies delivering floating LiDARs to the offshore wind sector in Taiwan. 

  • 30 October 2019
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has completed an independent validation assessment of the Accurasea floating LiDAR offshore wind measurement device requested by EOLFI. The Accurasea floating LiDAR has now formally reached the pre-commercial maturity stage (Stage 2) on the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for the Commercial Acceptance of Floating LiDAR Technology . This new system can […]

  • 14 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Mainstream Renewable Power has deployed the North Sea’s first commercial floating LiDAR wind measurement device, designed to capture wind data in the harshest conditions, to support its proposed 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. A deal has been signed with technology providers FLiDAR NV, for the launch of the floating LiDAR to the site […]

  • 25 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Energinet has issued a tender seeking floating LiDAR measurement services for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. The tender seeks a floating LiDAR to be deployed at the project site more than 20km west of the coast of Jutland to measure wind speed and direction. Additionally, a third-party technical note on the expected […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions will provide two of its floating LiDARs for the New York Bight metocean campaign, for which NYSERDA just awarded contracts to Ocean Tech Services (OTS) and DNV GL. The Spanish company will supply the technology as part of its collaboration with the U.S.-based OTS. EOLOS said it is now working on the two […]

  • 18 January 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Fugro has deployed a floating LiDAR at ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia ONE wind farm zone, as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, managed by the Carbon Trust. Fugro has supplied all the equipment being used in the test project, while a local vessel, The Suffolk Spirit, assisted with the installation process, which was also supported by Small […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Technology

    EOLOS has started fulfilling the floating LiDAR Stage 3 requirements of the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap, after having two separate full-year deployment campaigns, throughout which the LiDAR met Stage 3 Key Performance Indicators.

  • 10 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies has deployed two dual-LiDAR WindSentinel floating LiDAR systems, utilising the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s offshore anemometry mast. This will be the world’s first deployment of a floating LiDAR system to feature two LiDARs, as each system has an additional Zephir 300, AXYS’ first deployment of this sensor. The WindSentinel systems will be deployed […]

  • 14 December 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Ltd. has installed an EOLOS floating LiDAR buoy at the Moray West offshore wind farm site, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.

  • 18 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On behalf of Mainstream Renewable Power, DNV GL 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 Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for commercial acceptance. Floating LiDAR technology uses […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    France-based Akrocean has received stage 2 validation for its WINDSEA floating LiDAR (FLD) under the OWA Carbon Trust Roadmap. According to Akrocean, the validation was granted by DNV GL and marks commercial acceptance for the floating LiDAR. Offshore trials that began earlier in 2018 were performed in the English Channel and have been independently reviewed by DNV […]

  • 13 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Mainstream Renewable Power announced today that it will deploy the first commercial floating LiDAR (FLiDAR) wind measurement device in the North Sea. The device, which will support its proposed 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm, is designed to capture wind data in the harshest conditions. A deal has been signed with technology providers FLiDAR NV, […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc has completed pre-commissioning of a WindSentinel platform for the United States Navy project to validate an offshore floating LiDAR wind resource assessment system. AXYS teamed up with Sound & Sea Technology (SST) as well as DNV GL to secure the US Navy contract and supply the system. The LiDAR underwent an initial […]

  • 23 December 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based engineering support services company Babcock has deployed its floating LiDAR (light detection and ranging) technology to provide offshore wind data to the proposed Aberdeen offshore wind farm, also known as the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). Babcock’s floating LiDAR system, FORECAST, has been installed as part of a 12 month contract to collect […]

  • 14 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Centre, Narec, has launched a new service allowing LiDAR manufacturers and project developers the ability to compare and trial new techniques and technologies against traditional wind measurement methods to measure the wind resource offshore. The new service will utilise Narec’s high-tech Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), installed three nautical miles offshore, which […]

  • 21 April 2015

    AXYS Technologies has achieved a world-first dual ZephIR 300 arrangement on the WindSentinel buoy that could become the new standard in floating LiDAR devices. The WindSentinel ‘floating laboratory’ delivers a customized full suite of meteorological and metocean data, in addition to the wind speed & direction data used for resource assessment, to better inform the development […]

  • 12 February 2018
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Energia Odnawialna started a two-year wind measurement campaign for its planned 1GW offshore wind farm project, after deploying a floating LiDAR in the Polish Baltic Sea at the end of January. As Offshore WIND reported earlier, Spanish floating LiDAR specialist EOLOS supplied the EOLOS FLS200 LiDAR, designed for the offshore industry incorporating the ZephIR 300M […]