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  • 30 November 2011

    XYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) announced that the Baltic Wind Park (BWP) have confirmed their reputation as the leading offshore wind energy provider in the Baltic States by selecting the WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy to be deployed off Latvia as part of their wind resource assessment program. The AXYS WindSentinel™ will be used not only […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 October 2013

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS), working in conjunction with Sound and Sea Technology (SST), have developed an innovative sea lion protection barrier system for their WindSentinel™ offshore wind resource assessment system. The barrier is designed to ensure that seals and sea lions are prevented from climbing onto the WindSentinel during long term deployments in their habitation […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    AXYS Technologies Inc. has announced that the WindSentinel platform ordered by EDP Inovação (EDPi) under the European funded project, DemoWFloat, has been deployed off the coast of Portugal near Viana do Castelo. The WindSentinel floating LiDAR platform was delivered ahead of schedule and EDPi will now use it to test and monitor the performance of their […]

  • 1 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Catch the Wind Ltd. announced today that its exclusive licensing partner, AXYS Technologies, has sold a WindSentinel™ buoy, a custom marine floating platform bundled with a Vindicator® Laser Wind Sensor (LWS) unit, to each of the Fishermen’s Energy LLC and the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) of Grand Valley University. The sales mark […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Technology

    The AXYS Team has announced that they will be exhibiting at the Renewable UK Offshore Wind Conference & Exhibition in Manchester, June 12-13. They will be showcasing the WindSentinel – the world’s first commercially deployed offshore wind resource assessment system. WindSentinel buoys are currently deployed in Lake Michigan, off Atlantic City, and off Tainan City […]

  • 24 January 2012

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) congratulated Grand Valley State University (GVSU) on the successful completion of the first phase of their offshore wind resource assessment campaign on Lake Michigan. The WindSentinel™ has been retrieved from its offshore deployment location and returned to its home base, where it will spend the next 3 months. During this time […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Technology

    The WindSentinel™, developed by AXYS Technologies Inc., is the world’s first wind resource assessment buoy capable of measuring wind data at heights of conventional offshore wind turbines. Today, AXYS announced that it has been contracted by the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan to supply the WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy. Hence, we are bringing […]

  • 10 December 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) recently deployed the AXYS WindSentinel buoy off the coast of Atlantic City, New Jersey, to gather necessary data needed to plan future offshore wind deployments. The buoy is one of the two the Energy Department owns. In December 2014, researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory deployed the other buoy near Virginia […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) announces that they have been contracted by the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Taiwan to supply the WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy. The purchase has been funded by a National Science Council grant under the Master Program of the National Science and Technology Program – Energy for Offshore Wind. The […]

  • 17 March 2011
    Technology

    One of the major challenges in offshore wind resource assessment is gathering and validating data to support development of the wind turbines. To date, developers have constructed meteorological masts to collect comprehensive wind data. These masts, however, are approximately 100 metres tall and typically cost around $5 million to design and install. Once construction approval […]

  • 29 October 2014
    R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc has announced the EDP Inovação (EDPi) WindSentinel floating LiDAR system has survived a major storm that ravaged the coast of Portgual near Viana do Castelo on October 16, 2014. Enduring gale force winds with gusts of over 90 km/hr and waves the size of three-story buildings (10 metres high), the WindSentinel remained on-station, […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities

    After a formal RFP process attracting responses from industry leaders, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DoE’s) Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) has awarded AXYS the contract to supply two WindSentinel floating LiDAR systems. The systems will be managed by PNNL to support research and development to help advance the U.S. offshore wind industry. “This award […]

  • 30 September 2011
    R&D, Technology

      Andrie Specialized will be deploying the WindSentinel at various locations throughout Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. The WindSentinel will be used to help conduct a comprehensive Great Lakes wind assessment review that features offshore wind assessment and related environmental studies on Lake Michigan and Muskegon Lake. The buoy will provide near real-time wind data […]

  • 4 October 2011

      AXYS Technologies Inc. congratulates Grand Valley State University’s Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Centre (MAREC) on the deployment of their first WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy. The WindSentinel™ will be used to help conduct a comprehensive Great Lakes wind assessment review that features offshore wind assessment and related environmental studies on Lake Michigan. The […]

  • 20 March 2014

    EDP Inovação (EDPi) has selected the AXYS WindSentinel™ for deployment off the coast of Portugal in support of their Demowfloat Initiative. The Demowfloat project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No 296050 and gathers 12 entities of 5 different countries who aim to […]

  • 15 April 2015
    R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies has brought its WindSentinel buoy to Ocean Business, held from April 14-16 at the National Oceanography Centre (NOC) in Southampton, UK. The company said that it wants to give a chance to those attending the event to see the buoy in real life. Primarily used for precise wind resource assessment data, the buoy also serves as a floating laboratory […]

  • 16 March 2011

    One of the major challenges in offshore wind resource assessment is gathering and validating data to support development of the wind turbines. To date, developers have constructed meteorological masts to collect comprehensive wind data. These masts, however, are approximately 100 metres tall and typically cost around $5 million to design and install. Once construction approval […]

  • 21 April 2015

    AXYS Technologies has achieved a world-first dual ZephIR 300 arrangement on the WindSentinel buoy that could become the new standard in floating LiDAR devices. The WindSentinel ‘floating laboratory’ delivers a customized full suite of meteorological and metocean data, in addition to the wind speed & direction data used for resource assessment, to better inform the development […]

  • 16 October 2013

    The AXYS Ocean Renewables team has announced that they will be exhibiting at the AWEA Offshore Windpower Conference & Exhibition October 22-23 in Providence, Rhode Island. As one of many world class exhibitors, the services offered by AXYS Ocean Renewables will be presented throughout the exhibition. AWEA Offshore is North America’s leading offshore wind event […]

  • 15 March 2011

    Fishermen’s Energy, LLC has recently confirmed their reputation as a leading innovator in the field of offshore wind farm development by purchasing the first of AXYS Technologies’ WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoys to be deployed in North America. The million dollar WindSentinel™  represents a substantial cost saving over ocean-based meteorological masts, which cost $5 – […]

  • 19 July 2016
    Authorities, R&D

    A WindSentinel buoy that has been gathering offshore wind data off Virginia Beach, Virginia, has ended its 19-month deployment and collected a wealth of information, which forms the first publicly accessible database to help improve offshore wind development. The AXYS’ WindSentinel buoy, one of the two commissioned by the U.S. Energy Department’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), recorded data […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc. has recently won the bid to provide a WindSentinel™ wind resource assessment buoy to the Michigan Alternative and Renewable Energy Center (MAREC) of Grand Valley State University located in Allendale Michigan and working in partnership with the University of Michigan and its Michigan Memorial Phoenix Energy Institute and the Michigan Natural Features […]

  • 7 October 2014
    R&D

    AXYS Technologies Inc (AXYS) announced that a major Eastern United States energy company has awarded AXYS the contract to supply a WindSentinel floating LiDAR system. The system will be used as part of a research and development project supporting offshore wind generation. “One of the key objectives of this project is demonstrate how wind power […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Ocean Tech Services (OTS) has deployed an AXYS WindSentinel buoy based LIDAR system near offshore wind development areas along the coast of New Jersey as part of a contract to install, operate and maintain the buoy for a 1-year data collection mission signed with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). OTS relocated the buoy from Port Angeles, Washington, to their […]