Search results for: WINDCUBE

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24 October 2016 Environment, R&D, Technology

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), working with AWS Truepower of Albany, New York, has installed a WINDCUBE vertical profiling lidar at WHOI’s Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Observatory (MVCO), located two miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, in the Outer Continental Shelf. Funding for the installation was provided by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) as part […]

29 April 2015 Authorities, R&D, Technology

Renewable NRG Systems has sold two WINDCUBE 200S 3D Scanning Doppler Lidars to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The two machines will be utilized by NOAA’s Chemical Sciences Division for a variety of measurement purposes, starting with the XPIA experiment at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory (BAO) taking place in April 2015. The XPIA Experiment […]

2 November 2017 R&D

The FOWIND Consortium has commissioned India's first offshore LiDAR off the coast of Gujarat, in the Gulf of Khambhat, to measure the offshore wind resource. This marks India's first systematic step towards measurement campaign, according to Balram Mehta, President of the Wind & Asset Management unit at ReNew Power.

26 October 2016 R&D, Technology, Training & Education

DeepCLiDAR, a floating light detection and ranging (LiDAR) system developed by the University of Maine Advanced Structures and Composites Center, has completed a new deployment performance test 12 miles off the Maine coast in 65 meters of water. AWS Truepower validated DeepCLiDAR’s data recovery and measurement accuracy against Carbon Trust’s industry-standard performance criteria. With the third-party […]

12 February 2016 R&D, Technology

The Carbon Trust has today started the world’s largest trial of scanning Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology in Dublin Bay, Ireland, the latest Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) project designed to help reduce the cost of energy from offshore wind. Over the next three months, four different scanning LiDAR systems will be put through their paces, […]

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 […]

28 October 2015

Oldbaum Services has deployed two 3D WINDCUBE 400S Scanning LiDARs as part of the wind resource assessment campaigns the company is currently conducting at two French offshore wind sites. It is the first time that such long range scanning systems are deployed for operational campaigns, after having completed third party validation tests with DTU and […]

25 May 2015 R&D, Technology

Scientists from CMR have successfully completed the first installation phase for the measurement campaign at the FINO1 research platform. The campaign is carried out by CMR and UIB in close cooperation with the other NORCOWE partners, FuE-Zentrum FH Kiel, Fraunhofer IWES, RAVE and ForWind. Two Windcube 100s scanning wind lidars from LeoSphere and a RPG HATPRO […]

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 […]

6 October 2014 Business & Finance, Technology

US-based Renewable NRG Systems and Belgium’s FLiDAR entered an exclusive partnership for the distribution of FLiDAR’s offshore wind measurement buoys in the Americas. Under this agreement, Renewable NRG Systems will provide the WindCube Lidar systems to FLiDAR to equip the floating wind measurement technology that the Belgian company is bringing into the offshore market in […]

30 June 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Hydrosphere is working with FLiDAR NV offering operations and maintenance services for the FLiDAR wind measurement buoys that are deployed within UK waters.  FLiDAR NV has developed the world’s most accurate buoy integrated Lidar for wind resource assessments. The state-of-the-art LEOSPHERE WINDCUBE®v2 LiDAR equipment has been installed on a custom-made data buoy platform designed by […]

2 May 2014 R&D, Technology

Less than six months after Dong Energy ordered a second FLiDAR wind measuring device, the buoy has been installed on site and is fully operational. Dong Energy also signed a long term operation and maintenance agreement. The deployment, which involved specialized FLiDAR personnel took just 1 day to complete, and thanks to detailed onshore commissioning […]

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. […]

14 August 2013 R&D, Technology

Within the framework of the project "Offshore Measuring Buoy" - funded by the German Federal Ministry for the Envi­ronment - Fraunhofer scientists carried out the first North Sea deployment of the floating LiDAR system. A Windcube LiDAR device made by the company Leosphere has been integrated into the buoy. LiDAR wind measuring buoy for measur­ing […]

7 June 2013

The first commercial offshore wind measurement campaign using floating LiDAR in European waters has kicked off in the Irish Sea. FLiDAR NV has deployed one of its innovative LiDAR buoys for DONG Energy in the southern East Irish Sea. DONG Energy, the world’s leading offshore wind developer, selected the FLiDAR equipment due to its high […]

21 May 2013

Avent Lidar Technology announced the public release of the first independently developed power curve measurement procedure for the new nacelle-mounted LIDARs, following a three year project. The project has been conducted by a consortium made of DTU Wind Energy (formerly Risø Wind Energy Department), DONG Energy, Siemens Wind Power and Avent Lidar Technology, and funded […]

29 January 2013

Following months of analysis DONG Energy has selected FLiDAR to implement the latest generation of wind resource measurement technology. The partnership initially involves a one year measurement campaign in the Irish Sea. Benj Sykes, UK Country Manager for DONG Energy’s Wind business said; “FLIDAR represents a step forward in how we are developing offshore wind […]

1 November 2012 Technology

Oldbaum Services, a leading wind energy consultancy have been selected to provide the LiDAR (Light Detecting And Ranging) instrumentation solution for the Offshore Wind Accelerator Wakes Measurement Campaign. Hosted and managed by E.On Climate and Renewables on behalf of the Carbon Trust and Offshore Wind Accelerator Partners, this project represents a major effort to fully […]

19 October 2012

A floating buoy system with a modified WINDCUBE v2 offshore LIDAR remote sensor will be deployed in the Gulf of Maine with a purpose of studying wind conditions in that area. Deployment of the buoy at the UMaine’s deepwater offshore wind test site is expected in 2013, according to North American Windpower news site. A […]

23 November 2011

A full-size prototype of the floating LIDAR offshore resource assessment system, known as FLIDAR™, has been successfully tested 15km off the Belgian coast. It has been located next to a stationary LIDAR (WINDCUBE®v2 LIDAR from Leosphere) on a fixed communication mast for the month of October, in order to test survivability and validate the accuracy […]