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  • 2 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A ZephIR 300 wind lidar installed at Dogger Bank for the Forewind consortium has provided data which shows the technology has advanced to the stage where it can be used in future as an alternative to meteorological masts for wind data collection, according to Zephir Lidar. The Dogger Bank projects being developed by the Forewind […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    DBB is expanding its business into offshore wind decommissioning and installation support services. The company said that with its track record of more than 370 offshore heavy lift operations, its vessel crew and project teams have the required skills and experience within safe and efficient execution of these kinds of offshore operations. For offshore wind decommissioning operations, […]

  • 26 March 2013

    International renewable energy consultancy, SgurrEnergy, has received independent validation of its Galion Lidar wind scanning device from wind energy experts, Deutsche WindGuard. With a 4 year track record of acquiring project critical wind data at wind energy projects around the world, and a series of recent high profile offshore measurement campaigns, Galion Lidar has generated […]

  • 1 October 2015

    Louisiana-based Keystone Engineering Inc. has been awarded the contract to design the meteorological mast tower foundation for US Wind Inc.’s Maryland offshore wind lease area. The foundation’s “braced-caisson” design is a proven concept in the oil and gas industry, the company highlighted. The US Wind met mast will be the first structure installed as part […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Baltimore-based offshore wind developer US Wind Inc. has signed an agreement with EPIC Applied Technologies for the installation of its meteorological tower at the site of the proposed 268MW wind farm offshore Maryland. Installation of the MET Mast tower is scheduled to begin on 14 July, with installation anticipated to be completed by 8 August, […]

  • 20 April 2018
    R&D, Technology

    French floating LiDAR developer Akrocean has deployed a WINDSEA buoy at the Fécamp met mast as part of the type 2 validation process of the OWA Carbon Trust Roadmap.

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Following five months of successful, high availability offshore operation of their first device, DONG Energy has just placed an order for the latest version of FLiDAR’s floating lidar wind measurement equipment. In recent weeks, the first FLiDAR device has measured wind speeds of over 25 m/s (10 minute average) for sustained periods and survived max. […]

  • 29 May 2014

    RES Offshore will exhibit at Seawork 2014, on the Team Humber Marine Alliance stand (B83). RES Offshore is a provider of integrated development, engineering, construction and Administration, Operations, & Maintenance (AO&M) services for utility-scale offshore renewable energy projects. Its in-house expertise includes resource measurement and prediction, performance optimisation, environmental and consenting capabilities, front-end engineering design, equipment procurement, construction […]

  • 9 October 2012

    Today Xanthus Energy is announcing a fully functional 100m high meteorological masts offshore in water from depths up to 60m for £2,000,000; and that’s installed and transmitting. Sea met mast is based on tried and tested buoyant gravity base designs developed over forty years and used to great effect in the oil and gas industry. […]

  • 2 December 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    ZephIR 300 has demonstrated its ability for providing quantitative wind speed measurements, to an industry-approved standard and is now accepted within a Technical Advisor / Bank’s Engineers formal energy assessment of a modern scale wind farm with specific site conditions forming part of the appropriate measurement methodology chosen. Further, the reduction in energy yield ‘uncertainty’ […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    A team of RES engineers visited the Hornsea Round 3 meteorological mast for maintenance, This is Grimsby news portal reports. Chris Holden, offshore operations manager at RES said that the first visit to the mast is significant because it shows Grimsby’s capability of undertaking O&M activities and potential to build sustainable business in the future. […]

  • 7 March 2012

    Mabey Bridge – which opened its £38m wind turbine tower factory in May 2011 – has sealed its first offshore renewables contract. The deal – with Fugro Seacore – will see a 46m-long, 2.5m-diameter, 170-tonne monopile manufactured and delivered to E.ON. It will to be used as the foundation for a met mast for the […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Cardinal marker buoys around the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm were removed by the THV Galatea.  The THV Galatea has removed eight Gwynt y Môr field cardinal perimeter buoys. At the same time, the Gwynt y Môr South buoy was moved to a new permanent position. After recovery of these buoys, the wind farm exhibits permanent aids to navigation. Also, […]

  • 1 March 2016
    R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc. has recently completed two validation campaigns for its FLiDAR 6M wind assessment platform – one at FINO 1 in the North Sea and the other at West of Duddon Sands in the Irish Sea.  The latest campaigns have added 11 more months of validation data to AXYS’ evidence for commercial acceptance, the company pointed out, and […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Contractors working for Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables have completed the installation of two of the UK’s most advanced weather monitoring stations for the 7200MW East Anglia Offshore Wind Zone off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The contracts for the £17 million weather monitoring project were overseen by Aberdeen based Wood Group, with Steel Engineering of […]

  • 30 January 2014

    ZephIR 300 wind lidar is accepted for use in bankable / finance-grade wind speed and energy assessments with either no or limited on-site met mast comparisons under “benign” conditions. DNV GL considers ZephIR 300 to be at Stage 3 under “benign” conditions – accepted for use in bankable / finance-grade wind speed and energy assessments […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    EDF has signed a 5-year framework agreement with FLiDAR for offshore wind resource measurements. FLiDAR will deploy several of its buoys on EDF offshore wind farms over the coming years. The FLiDAR units have recently been validated by DNV GL as reaching Stage 2 on the Carbon Trust Roadmap, which greatly reduces the uncertainty of the […]

  • 9 March 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    FLiDAR has wrapped up the onsite wind measurements at Mainstream Renewable Power’s 448MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. The FLiDAR floating LiDAR buoy provided on-site wind measurements and resulted in a considerable development time and cost saving compared to a traditional meteorological mast. The unit is now decommissioned and undergoing post validation at the ORE Catapult […]

  • 27 March 2012

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced an expanded relationship with Dulas, one of the UK’s leading renewable energy services firms, designed to offer the UK’s wind industry a full range of wind measurement technologies and turnkey field services. Through the new partnership, UK-based wind developers and wind […]

  • 14 January 2014

    ZephIR Lidar, the industry-leading wind lidar manufacturer, has announced that its flagship system, ZephIR 300, has been successfully verified against a fully IEC compliant met mast at the Lelystad Test Site. The verification, carried out by Ecofys WTTS in parallel with three other ZephIRs, deems that ZephIR 300 “is suitable for field measurements as a […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean has completed the grouting contract for Narec’s Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), under contract to SeaRoc. The NOAH contract was a notable project in another very successful year for FoundOcean which included offshore operations in the United Arab Emirates, South East Asia, Australia, India, the Gulf of Mexico, and Europe, reconfirming their position as the […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has received its final air emissions permit from the Maryland Department of the Environment to install a meteorological tower in the Maryland Wind Energy Area, with the company set to begin the installation process immediately.

  • 22 November 2012

    Centrica has awarded a contract to GL Garrad Hassan, the renewable energy consulting business of the GL Group, for the design, supply, installation and operation of an offshore meteorological mast system for their Celtic Array project in the Irish Sea. Located 15km north of Anglesey, the system includes a meteorological mast, power supply system, navigational […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The Crown Estate published a report today, one of the largest of its kind, which compares the data used from satellites against that of meteorological data gathered by offshore masts, which are both used to inform investment and design decisions for offshore wind farms.  The ‘UK MERRA offshore validation’ study provides fresh insight into whether […]