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  • 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.

  • 4 March 2019

    Offshore wind farm development and operation are by nature more challenging than onshore, with additional environmental parameters to control and design for. More than 12 years ago, floating LiDAR (lidar) devices were introduced to the offshore wind industry – to meet a specific market need. Developers in the growing, but not yet mature, offshore wind […]

  • 18 March 2019
    Industry Contribution

    Pioneering companies within the Oil and Gas sector are adopting Wind Lidar to provide them with valuable wind data to vastly improve their operational efficiency. Lidar is an established tool that provides sophisticated wind assessment and measurements within the wind energy industry. An infrared laser exploits the Doppler effect to provide horizontal and vertical wind […]

  • 30 November 2019

    2010, ZephIR HQ, Worcestershire, U.K.:  the ZephIR 300 Lidar – a remote sensing wind measurement tool capable of collecting wind data remotely from its installed location by use of a infra-red laser – was born, following an 18 month product development program that focused on improving the ‘usability’ of remote sensing devices. The resultant product […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    On behalf of Mainstream Renewable Power, DNV GL has successfully completed an independent validation assessment of the FLiDAR offshore wind measurement device. Based on the results, FLiDAR’s floating LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device has now formally reached Stage 2 on the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for commercial acceptance. Floating LiDAR technology uses […]

  • 20 May 2013

    FLiDAR NV, a JV company of OWA and 3E, has won the ITM Industrie Best Practice award for its floating LiDAR solution. The jury selected FLiDAR for its ability to collect, process and commercialise highly accurate, low cost offshore wind data. FLiDAR uses the latest laser technology and motion compensation to drive down the costs […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Technology

    DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension, located 8 km off the United Kingdom coast in Liverpool Bay, is the world’s first offshore wind project to be built using energy yield calculations based on wind resource data collected from a floating lidar (FLiDAR), FLiDAR N.V. said in a press release issued today.  A FLiDAR buoy was the only […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Technology

    Canada’s Axys Technologies Inc. has met all of the Stage 3 performance criteria outlined in the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator Roadmap for Floating LiDAR Technology (OWA Roadmap).

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Technology

    NORCOWE, the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy, has accepted FLiDAR, a leading provider of floating LIDAR based measurement solutions, as a new Consortium partner. “We welcome FLiDAR as new member in the Consortium”, said Kristin Guldbandsen Frøysa, Managing Director of NORCOWE. “FLiDAR will add valuable competence based on their commercially proven technology for accurate […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 September 2017
    R&D

    French floating wind energy technology developer, Eolfi, has retrieved the LIDAR1 buoy developed as part of the BLIDAR project from its mooring in the Mediterranean. 

  • 25 April 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power have kicked off Phase 2 of their floating LiDAR campaign by deploying a floating LiDAR on its 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. Technology providers FLiDAR NV (a joint venture between DEME and 3E), deployed the device almost 21km off the Fife coast on April 20th. The technology is designed to […]

  • 13 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Mainstream Renewable Power announced today that it will deploy the first commercial floating LiDAR (FLiDAR) wind measurement device in the North Sea. The device, which will support its proposed 450MW Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm, is designed to capture wind data in the harshest conditions. A deal has been signed with technology providers FLiDAR NV, […]

  • 28 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    FLiDAR N.V., a joint venture established between 3E and DEME group, has been nominated for “Best of 10 years” technology award of Industrie magazine for its floating LiDAR concept. For the realization of this project, a stabilized buoy had to be developed and algorithms that allow reliable measurement from a moving platform were written. The […]

  • 20 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    RWE Innogy, together with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, completed a two year trial at what is soon to become the world’s second largest offshore wind farm. They tested the Light Detection and Ranging units (LIDAR) technology mounted on floating buoys at the 576MW Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm in the Liverpool Bay. The trial, […]

  • 25 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator has published a roadmap for commercial acceptance of floating LIDAR technology. As part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator programme, The Carbon Trust, along with a consortium of industrial partners, are investigating the potential of floating LIDAR (light detection and ranging) technology in the context of wind resource assessment for the offshore wind […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Technology

    Canada-based Axys Technologies has recently shared a video showing its FLiDAR 6M, formerly known as the WindSentinel, navigating the rough seas at the Fino1 Met Mast off the coast of Germany.  The FINO1 Met Mast is situated in the North Sea, approximately 45 kilometres to the north of Borkum,and in an immediate vicinity of the 60MW Alpha Ventus, […]

  • 4 September 2015

    AXYS Technologies Inc (AXYS) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of the FLiDAR NV shares.   Terry Tarle, AXYS President & CEO said: “AXYS and FLiDAR share the vision of delivering the highest quality data to offshore wind developers of fixed and floating wind farms worldwide. By combining the strengths of both companies, this […]

  • 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 […]