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  • 1 December 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Seafox informed today, 1 December, that it decommissioned two Forewind’s Dogger Bank meteorological masts at the end of September, together with Ardent as the main subcontractor for the works.

  • 25 September 2018
    Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched an onshore LiDAR verification service at its Levenmouth turbine in Fife, UK.

  • 24 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Fugro is set to replace the meteorological mast at the Arklow Bank offshore wind project in Ireland with a LiDAR as part of maintenance work. Fugro will use the jack-up barge Aran 250 to conduct the work on the northern end of the project between 23 and 30 September, subject to weather conditions. Offshore works include removing the 30m […]

  • 25 September 2013

    Forewind’s second of two planned meteorological masts was erected at Dogger Bank during the weekend using the innovative suction installed Bucket Foundation and a “human free” technique for the steel tower placement. The latest mast to be installed – Dogger Bank Met Mast West – will provide essential wind, wave and other weather information, as […]

  • 29 September 2014
    R&D

    Drace Infraestructuras UK Ltd is undertaking seabed preparation work for the installation of a meteorological mast for the Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) offshore wind farms. This work is being undertaken in support of the development of The Crown Estate Round 3 Zone 1 offshore wind licensing on the outer Moray Firth off the East […]

  • 16 May 2012

    The meteorological mast installed offshore East Sussex to survey the planned wind farm site has been causing 999 calls, reported BBC. Mast’s flashing red and white lights look like a ship’s mayday call, but actually it is signaling a warning to ships in Morse code. Watch officer at Solent Coastguard, Karen Bosman said: “Obviously we […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd is getting ready to deploy a jack-up vessel to carry out repair works on the company’s meteorological mast structure in Moray Firth, Scotland, Kis-Orca reports. The works will use the jack up vessel to install a ‘collar’ around the existing monopile structure directly above the gravity base caisson. The majority of the […]

  • 13 January 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Developers of the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm 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 met-mast of RWE Innogy, some 75 km west off IJmuiden […]

  • 4 September 2014

    The Met Office has announced the launch of its renewable energy services in Germany. Increasing uptake of its renewables offerings in targeted European countries is a key growth objective for the Met Office, which continues to increase its market share in the UK. The German market is set to see a dramatic shift towards offshore […]

  • 6 March 2012

    Fugro Seacore have announced today that they have signed a contract relating to the design, build and installation of an offshore met mast to record and monitor site conditions on the proposed Rampion Offshore Wind Farm site in the English Channel, 13km off the coast of Sussex, UK. “We will be working on this project […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Moray Offshore Renewables Ltd. , the joint venture company owned by EDP Renewables and Repsol, today awarded a historic contract to Gaoh Energy Ltd to install the first permanent offshore infrastructure to enable the development of offshore wind energy in the outer Moray Firth. Suffolk-based Gaoh Energy Ltd are to install an offshore meteorological mast […]

  • 19 October 2011
    R&D, Technology

      The Forewind consortium will employ an innovative new foundation design concept next year when it installs two meteorological masts on the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, located between 125 and 290 kilometres off the North Yorkshire coast. Forewind Limited, developers of the Dogger Bank zone, signed a contract with Fred Olsen United AS […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Dr Clive Wilson, one of the Met Office’s leading scientists in mesoscale model development and diagnostics, will be a key speaker at an international event focussing on Wind Resource Assessment. Taking place in London on 27-28 March, the Windpower Monthly Wind Resource Assessment Forum has attracted interest from an international audience keen to understand how […]

  • 5 September 2013

    Tideland Signal, the international specialist in aids to navigation, has launched a comprehensive integrated package of warning systems specifically designed to mark meteorological masts in offshore windfarms. The complete package includes both aids to navigation (AtoN) to warn shipping in the vicinity and also aircraft obstruction lights (AOL), all compliant with the relevant IALA (International […]

  • 26 October 2011

    SMart Wind, the joint venture between Mainstream Renewable Power and Siemens Project Ventures, today announced the successful installation of the first meteorological mast in the 4GW Hornsea Zone. One of nine zones awarded licences by the Crown Estate in 2009 this is the first zone to install a met mast. The meteorological mast uses the […]

  • 20 September 2012

    RWE Innogy, together with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, is to trial new methods of collecting wind speed data at the site of Gwynt y Môr, one of Europe’s largest offshore wind farms. Two Light Detection and Ranging units (LIDAR) will be mounted on buoys and be temporarily installed ten miles off […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    A meteorological tower for US Wind’s 268MW offshore wind farm in Maryland is scheduled to be installed at the offshore project site in August 2018. The met mast will be delivered by Gulf Island Fabrication, which signed a contract with US Wind in March.

  • 21 May 2012

    Houlder is further strengthening its position in the Energy marketplace by exhibiting at Aberdeen’s All Energy exhibition May 23 to 24 2012 and speaking at the conference and theatre programme on key developments in offshore wind infrastructure. All Energy is the UK’s largest Renewable Energy show and a major showcase for marine and offshore energy […]

  • 24 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Following the launch of the global Lidar Research Programme earlier this year, the first award has been granted to novel floating mast provider, FloatMast®, in association with leading research institute CRES. The project will see a ZephIR 300 wind lidar deployed on the FloatMast platform to gather finance-grade wind data enhanced with a short mast […]

  • 25 April 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power have kicked off Phase 2 of their floating LiDAR campaign by deploying a floating LiDAR on its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. Technology providers FLiDAR NV (a joint venture between DEME and 3E), deployed the device almost 21km off the Fife coast on April 20th. The technology is designed to […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Components of Inch Cape Offshore Limited’s met mast are nearing completion at East Lothian based steel fabrication company Had-Fab. The specialist fabrication company is responsible for the manufacturing of the innovative lattice mast to be used for measuring wind speeds at the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm site. Had-Fab has been contracted to produce the […]

  • 18 November 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES has successfully finished the validation of their Wind Lidar Buoy which confirms the commercial acceptance of wind data from the on-board ZephIR lidar for use in floating offshore energy assessments, according to the criteria within the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating lidar technology.  An offshore verification […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 June 2015

    During a recent two week offshore operation, FLiDAR chartered one vessel to serve three jobs. The Pole Star began its journey in Oban, Scotland, first sailing to the NAREC met mast to pick up one of the FLiDAR buoys which had just finished a successful post validation campaign for Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Within the scope of a service contract with RWE Innogy GmbH, All for Offshore GmbH (A4O) will now be servicing and managing a met mast of the offshore wind-park „Nordsee Ost“ together with Deutsche Windtechnik over a period of four years. This met mast is the central system for the control and monitoring of the […]

  • 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 […]