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  • 28 February 2011

    Oceanographic measurements at the fifth tidal energy site in the UK have been completed by Partrac.     [mappress]   Source: renewableenergyfocus, February 28, 2011  

  • 2 September 2013
    Environment

    Within a three-year project which could herald setting up of an offshore wind farm, a small weather measuring mast has been installed at Grand Rousse on the Ecrehous reef, off Jersey, reports Chanel Online. The data from this station will also be posted online benefitting mariners who are to head out to sea. The station […]

  • 24 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    The development, construction and 25-year lifetime operation of Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, Beatrice, is expected to generate GBP 2.4 billion of value for the UK economy, a new analysis has found. The 84 turbine, 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm – the fourth largest offshore wind farm in the world – was completed last month, […]

  • 16 November 2015
    R&D, Technology

    In order to improve quality and capabilities of the reference met mast measurements at FINO1, DEWI has recently upgraded the acquisition modules and data logging system on the research platform, NORCOWE reported. The new measurement system, among other things, enables higher frequency data sampling (typically 1Hz), as compared to the previous limitation of 10 min […]

  • 4 May 2012
    Environment

    As work progresses on the installation of the new Teesside Offshore Windfarm, special measures are being taken to ensure the protection of marine mammals and other wildlife. The wind farm being established by EDF Energy Renewables is located 1.5km off the north east coast at South Gare, Redcar. Work has been ongoing since early February […]

  • 4 October 2011

    A YEAR after the Severn Barrage was controversially dropped, a research project could yet prove that tidal energy schemes off the South… By Graham Henry (walesonline) [mappress] Source: walesonline, October 04, 2011

  • 24 July 2014

    German operator of crew transfer vessels, OPUS MARINE GmbH, has decided to invest into innovation and report impact forces applied to boat landings in offshore wind farms. Also body forces which the service technicians have to experience during the transit will be reported. For this purpose OPUS MARINE has signed an agreement with MIR Maritime […]

  • 20 May 2013

    ZephIR Lidar has conducted the world’s first simultaneous measurements taken upwind and downwind of a wind turbine for the Technical University of Denmark, Wind Energy department, formerly known as Risø DTU. The deployment was videoed by Micro Quadcopter, here showing a standard ZephIR Dual Mode at the front of the turbine and a modified ZephIR […]

  • 27 November 2015
    R&D

    An interest group has been formed for an EU-funded project looking at technology to measure seabed scour, erosion and silting. The EXPOSURES project aims to establish a new marine information data collection system, which can be exploited for the benefit of commercial marine applications such as the measurement of scour around wind turbine foundations and the […]

  • 7 November 2011
    R&D

    On a bluff overlooking the Atlantic, Grady Koch spent a month watching ocean winds. He beamed a laser over the sea, day after day, measuring conditions offshore using an instrument called Doppler Aerosol Wind (DAWN) lidar, which is a type of laser. What Koch learns from the experiment will be used by scientists to advance […]

  • 12 November 2013

    Scotload launched a new product for safe lifting, intelligent load cell that stores data for real-time and retrospective analysis, SmartLoad™. The new SmartLoad™ data logging feature provides asset owners with protection against product misuse and overload events by providing a true and correct log of all operations carried out. SmartLoad™ has a variety of features […]

  • 3 November 2011

    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) of Colorado, USA, is currently installing scientific wind, wave and motion measurement equipment on the Sway prototype under a collaboration agreement. This will greatly enhance the value of the Sway testing, and will provide accurate measurement to verify not only the Sway concept, but can also be used to verify […]

  • 15 March 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has published a new standard, IEC 61400-12-1:2017, formally allowing LiDARs as a supplementary or alternative measurement technique to mast-mounted cup anemometers.

  • 3 July 2014

    Live wave measurements captured off the north coast of Scotland are now accessible to public via the Pelamis Wave Power website. Pelamis Wave Power manages the development of commercial scale wave power projects around Scotland, in parallel with other Pelamis wave farms being developed directly by customers and joint venture partners. These projects will demonstrate […]

  • 12 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Floating LiDAR campaign resulted in ”high quality data confirming the appropriate wind conditions for the investment,” PGE Baltica, part of PGE Group, said.

  • 14 September 2015
    Technology

    After confirmation of successful tests of the floating wind measurement device in July 2015, seaLIDAR was introduced to the offshore wind energy market today.  UK-based seaLIDAR Ltd, developed by ESTIA Consulting & Engineering S.A., combines measurement technologies with the potential to perform fully compliant IEC 61400 offshore wind measurements regardless of sea depth or availability of […]

  • 23 October 2014

    Dong Energy’s buoy washed ashore at Biggar Bank earlier this week, attracting attention of spectators, writes North-West Evening Mail. Namely, one of Dong’s floating wind measurement buoys (FLiDARs), deployed at the north west corner of the West of Duddon Sands wind farm, got loose and ended up on Walney Island. “The coastguard and local harbour […]

  • 16 January 2014

    On January 11, 2014 the Lorient-based company Nass&Wind Offshore launched a floating platform off Saint-Vaast la Hougue (Manche) to take environmental and technical measurements at sea for marine renewable energy (MRE) projects. The floating platform, which is 12 metres in diameter, 5.2 metres high and weighs some 70 tonnes, carries a suite of instruments commonly […]

  • 8 September 2014
    R&D

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]

  • 14 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    In March 2013, Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) inaugurated a measurement campaign at Sola airport outside of Stavanger, Norway. The equipment installed consisted of one scanning and one static wind LiDAR system. In addition a second static wind LiDAR was installed some 3 km further away, side by side with an automatic radiosonde […]

  • 28 June 2012

    After one of Vattenfall’s wave measurement buoys disappeared from its anchoring place, the company had to assure the residents of the Shetland Islands that the proposed Aegir wave farm will be firmly anchored. Last year, Vattenfall deployed two buoys around 2 kilometres to the west of the south tip of Burra and one of them […]

  • 27 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    CWind Taiwan, part of Global Marine Group, has taken steps in line with guidelines recently issued by the Taiwanese government and its UK parent company to cope with the effects of the now global COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 18 July 2014

    FORCE, in partnership with Nortek Scientific, a Canadian centre of excellence in acoustic Doppler processing, is developing the world’s first instrument to accurately measure turbulence throughout the water column – called a Vectron. A leap forward in site characterization, the Vectron generates high fidelity measurements of turbulence through turbine hub height. These measurements include turbulence […]

  • 19 October 2015
    R&D

    JASCO Applied Sciences, under subcontract to Tetra Tech Inc., is providing underwater acoustic measurement and monitoring services to Deepwater Wind during the installation of the Block Island Wind Farm. JASCO is conducting field data acquisition and subsequent analysis and interpretation for short- and long-term studies of noise from pile driving and related construction activities. The […]

  • 5 May 2014

    SgurrEnergy’s pioneering scanning lidar device, Galion Lidar, has been deployed to conduct a 12-month wind measurement campaign for South Korean construction company, SK Engineering & Construction, as part of wind flow modelling and pre-construction development work for a proposed offshore wind farm. A Galion Lidar G4000 Offshore device was deployed onshore, near the coast, in […]

  • 6 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    One year after its launching, Nass&Wind Offshore had achieved validation campaign of its floating measurement platform M3EA (Marine Measurements for Meteorological and Environmental Assessment) off the coast of Saint Vaast-la-Hougue (Manche). Dedicated to wind and environmental measurements for Marine Renewable Energy (MRE) and supported by the Région Bretagne, M3EA recently obtained its validation from DNV […]