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  • 29 November 2016
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will run a competition for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to gain access to its 7MW Levenmouth offshore wind demonstration turbine to prove and commercialise new sensing technologies. In a programme co-funded with the Scottish Government, ORE Catapult is developing a digital Clone of the Levenmouth Offshore Wind Turbine […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Danish transmission operator Energinet has selected AP Sensing to monitor the cables at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind project. AP Sensing is monitoring a total of 300km of cable, using 6 Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) units with a range of 30-50km for thermal profiling and to detect thermal abnormalities and 9 Distributed Acoustic Sensing (DAS) […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    A new wind turbine installation and maintenance technology being developed by SENSE Offshore Limited could cut the cost of energy from future deepwater sites by around 9% and from nearshore sites by 4%, the Innovate UK Energy Catalyst study shows.

  • 14 December 2016
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    AXYS Technologies’ FLiDAR WindSentinel buoy has been deployed in Brittany, France. Equipped with dual LiDAR sensors, WindSentinel will measure the wind resource and expected energy production at the Bay of Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm, developed by Ailes Marines. The WindSentinel system will be deployed for a minimum of 12 months to gather comprehensive wind speed and wind […]

  • 21 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The wind power market currently provides almost 3 percent of global electricity production. As the wind power industry matures, wind forecasting technologies are becoming critical in order to integrate greater amounts of variable wind energy into the grid.  Meteorological towers, or met towers, the predominant solution at present, serve a range of forecasting needs. According […]

  • 24 May 2013
    R&D

    Following years of record growth throughout world markets, wind is now a mature source of commercial power generation, providing ever-larger percentages of clean energy generation. Wind forecasting practices and technologies are a key element of this rapid deployment of wind plants, and also help provide a solution to the increasing need for variable wind generation […]

  • 21 February 2014

    SgurrEnergy will be presenting their renewable energy expertise next month at Europe’s premier wind energy event, EWEA 2014 in Barcelona, Spain. Mechanical engineer, Markos Asimakopoulos, will be giving a podium presentation at the conference discussing measurement and visualisation of an offshore wind turbine compression zone. A poster authored by data analyst, Daniel Gallacher, will be […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Fraunhofer UK, Synaptec and the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) have teamed up to develop a new way to address cable and electrical infrastructure integrity within the marine renewable energy industry. Funded by InnovateUK, the ORCHIDS project (Offshore Renewable energy Cable Health monitoring using Integrated Distributed Sensor systems) is looking to enhance subsea cable monitoring capabilities […]

  • 29 May 2013
    R&D

    According to a new report from Navigant Research, annual revenue from meteorological towers, or met towers, and remote sensing devices for wind forecasting will surpass $300 million by 2020. Record worldwide growth for wind power in recent years has led to increasing need for variable wind generation to integrate effectively on the larger power grid. […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    NRG Systems has appointed Barry Logue as the company’s Lidar Wind Energy Solutions Manager responsible for all sales and account management for NRG’s Lidar products and services in North America.

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Dulas, a provider of bankable wind data, has confirmed plans to acquire ‘a fleet’ of ZephIR 300 and ZephIR DM’s to work as rental lidars to the UK and wider European market. This expansion adds to the company’s existing remote sensing business currently comprised of sodar measurement sensors. “Whether it’s supporting measurements during noise impact assessments […]

  • 3 August 2011
    R&D, Technology

     Practically infinite reliability was the defining requirement when researchers wanted to run a TorqSense transducer under the sea as part of…   (pandct) [mappress] Source: pandct, August 03, 2011

  • 2 February 2011

    With the world’s fossil fuels depleted and subject to enormous price fluctuations because of geo-political factors, it makes evident sense… [mappress] Source: Belfast Telegraph, February 2, 2011

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A new report out today from Cambridge Econometrics in collaboration with Pr. Paul Ekins of University College London, shows that meeting the UK climate targets recommended by the independent Committee on Climate Change (CCC) makes clear economic sense for the UK. Reducing the UK’s carbon emissions in line with these budgets would, by 2030, increase […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced nearly USD 32 million in funding for small business-led projects to further develop clean energy technologies that have a strong potential for commercialisation and job creation.

  • 16 February 2017

    ECN has opened its LiDAR Calibration Facility for quick and efficient calibrations of ground-based LiDARs, nacelle LiDARs, as well as SoDARs (Sound Detection and Ranging). The facility is situated at ECN’s wind turbine test site.

  • 24 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Group has completed Cable Sentry trials at the London Array offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 4 March 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The Deutsche WindGuard Consulting GmbH testing laboratory has been accredited for the calibration of nacelle mounted lidars. Accredited according to DIN EN ISO/IEC 17025, the laboratory can now calibrate all kinds of wind remote sensing devices. According to Deutsche WindGuard Consulting, nacelle lidars have gained in importance in the last years – especially with regards to […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Big investors in the UK renewable energy sector have sent a letter to the Government, stating that they could stop their investment if the support for the sector decreases. Latest discussions within the coalition Government over support for the offshore wind have made the sector’s global players concerned about the risk of political abandonment of […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Belfast Metropolitan College and B9 Energy have collaborated to deliver the City & Guilds Level 3 Diploma in Wind Turbine Operation and Maintenance.  In addition, First Flight Wind has published a list of courses leading to careers in offshore wind on its website. It is not an exhaustive list, but gives a sense of the […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Technology

    Second Wind, a leading provider of wind measurement technology, software and services, today announced the introduction of a suite of wind farm operations services based on the company’s Triton® Sonic Wind Profiler and SkyServe® Wind Data Service. Triton, a remote sensing system using sodar technology to provide wind measurements across the turbine rotor sweep, and […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Bibby HydroMap has appointed Gary Collins as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Collins, who took over the position on 1 July, will lead the business through its next phase of growth, as well as development into new territories, Bibby stated. “I’m excited to be joining the Bibby HydroMap team and proud to be part of […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Last week, the UK based Fugro commenced the assembly of the red jack-up barge at the New Bedford Harbor, South Coast Today news site writes. After assembly, the company will use this vessel to take samples of the ocean floor where the Cape Wind’s planned 130 wind turbines will be located. Cape Wind project director […]

  • 21 November 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Deutsche WindGuard Wind Tunnel Services has developed a special wind tunnel for LiDAR Calibration on behalf of the National Metrology Institute of Germany (Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt – PTB).

  • 3 October 2013

    The last chance to visit the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm with the ferry Stena Nautica this year is Saturday, 5 October. The departure is from Grenaa, and the ferry sails quite close to the wind turbines, so there is an opportunity to get a sense of how big they are. On board, a representative from […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind industry needs to be refreshed with new business models, innovative technologies, as well as new alliances throughout the supply chain in order to drive down costs and have a secure and sustainable future, the industry’s players heard during an event in Rotterdam. “Governments are struggling more and more with the subsidies for offshore […]