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  • 16 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Akrocean has won a contract to deploy two WINDSEA LiDARs on a 2GW offshore wind project for a period of two years. Although Akrocean did not reveal the name of the project, it did state that the LiDARs are going to be installed “on the other side of the world.” According to the French company, […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    France-based Akrocean has received stage 2 validation for its WINDSEA floating LiDAR (FLD) under the OWA Carbon Trust Roadmap. According to Akrocean, the validation was granted by DNV GL and marks commercial acceptance for the floating LiDAR. Offshore trials that began earlier in 2018 were performed in the English Channel and have been independently reviewed by DNV […]

  • 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.

  • 8 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    Akrocean has secured a contract by Meteo-France to supply floating LiDARs for future offshore wind projects in France. Under the four-year master service agreement, Akrocean will provide wind and ocean data using its WINDSEA floating LiDAR with an aim to de-risk future projects in French waters. Established as part of series of measures intended to […]

  • 11 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    French floating LiDAR specialist Akrocean has won a contract to supply wind data for twelve months at the Thor offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea. The company did not reveal any further details on the contract, except that it was awarded by the Danish transmission system operator Energinet. Maxime Bellorge, Akrocean’s Sales & […]

  • 18 July 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Wind measurement experts, gathered at a seminar hosted by Leosphere in June, claimed LiDAR is becoming the clear choice for bankable offshore wind measurements, saving millions on costs.

  • 18 March 2015

    RWE Innogy, in partnership with the operator of Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, has installed a floating LiDAR  off the Dutch coast. As it follows a successfully trial completion of an innovative offshore buoy for measuring wind and wave data, the LiDAR was deployed for the purpose of testing further technical configurations with various manufacturers. The newly launched trial is […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has issued a tender for the turnkey delivery of four offshore LiDARs.

  • 26 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The recently rebranded ZX Lidars, former ZephIR Lidar, has revealed ZX TM, a new turbine-mounted wind LiDAR used for optimizing turbine and wind farm performance.

  • 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).

  • 2 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust today announced details of the world’s largest and most challenging validation trials of floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology. Up to five different offshore wind measurement devices will be subjected to an extensive testing and validation against the state-of-the-art meteorological masts at three North Sea Round 3 sites. This campaign is […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    Scientists at APEM have developed a new technique for measuring the height of birds in flight expected to ease concerns about the potential dangers of wind turbines for birds and lead to improved outcomes for developers of offshore wind farms.

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    DNV GL has launched its first LiDAR verification site in Asia, located in the Jella Province in South Korea. According to DNV GL, LiDAR verification campaigns for Asian stakeholders previously had to be conducted at oversea sites, while they now have the opportunity to be done locally. “Previously, customers who wished to have their LiDAR verified had […]

  • 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, […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has launched a tender seeking the turnkey supply of four offshore LiDARs for two sites. The contract covers the supply, delivery, testing and validation, training, transportation, installation and commissioning of two LiDARs in Gujarat and two in Tamil Nadu. The selected company will be in charge of providing […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Cargolux, in cooperation with Globaltrans Internationale Logistik, has flown two shipments of measuring buoys from Luxembourg to China for the Zhangpu and Changle offshore wind projects.

  • 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 […]

  • 25 October 2016
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched an implementation guide for the deployment of floating light detection and ranging (LiDAR) systems. The OWA Floating LiDAR Recommended Practice report will enable developers to effectively deploy cost-effective wind measurement solutions to generate bankable data on wind resource, OWA said. The report provides recommended practice for both trial campaigns and […]

  • 14 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Mainstream Renewable Power has deployed the North Sea’s first commercial floating LiDAR wind measurement device, designed to capture wind data in the harshest conditions, to support its proposed 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. A deal has been signed with technology providers FLiDAR NV, for the launch of the floating LiDAR to the site […]

  • 12 February 2018
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    PGE Energia Odnawialna started a two-year wind measurement campaign for its planned 1GW offshore wind farm project, after deploying a floating LiDAR in the Polish Baltic Sea at the end of January. As Offshore WIND reported earlier, Spanish floating LiDAR specialist EOLOS supplied the EOLOS FLS200 LiDAR, designed for the offshore industry incorporating the ZephIR 300M […]

  • 10 December 2013
    Technology

    Offshore WIND Team spoke to FLiDAR’s Bruce Douglas at EWEA Offshore 2013 held in Frankfurt. Mr. Douglas commented on the company’s latest contracts and growth within the offshore wind industry. He also explained the benefits of using a floating LiDAR over a fixed meteorological mast. Offshore WIND: First of all, I would like to congratulate […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Spain-based floating LiDAR supplier EOLOS and Smartec Scientific Corp., Taiwanese provider of resource monitoring systems, have signed a partnership agreement that will see the two companies delivering floating LiDARs to the offshore wind sector in Taiwan. 

  • 12 January 2016
    R&D, Technology

    ECN has confirmed that the Fugro Oceanor Seawatch floating LiDAR is in the pre-commercial stage according to the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. In collaboration with RWE, Eneco and Fugro Oceanor, ECN has performed a Fugro Oceanor Seawatch floating LiDAR validation trial near the offshore meteorological mast IJmuiden, […]

  • 29 May 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc has completed pre-commissioning of a WindSentinel platform for the United States Navy project to validate an offshore floating LiDAR wind resource assessment system. AXYS teamed up with Sound & Sea Technology (SST) as well as DNV GL to secure the US Navy contract and supply the system. The LiDAR underwent an initial […]

  • 5 May 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: A floating LiDAR deployed on Mainstream Renewable Power’s 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site.  On April 20, FLiDAR NV (a joint venture between DEME and 3E), has set up the device at Mainstream Renewable Power’s Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site, almost 21km off the Fife coast. The […]

  • 9 October 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has published an update of the Floating LiDAR (light detection and ranging) Roadmap, accepted as the international industry framework for technology maturity.