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Baltic Power, part of Orlen Group, has deployed a floating LiDAR at its offshore wind farm license area in the Polish Baltic Sea. The LiDAR will study environmental impacts and wind conditions which are expected to help assess the potential for the development of Baltic Power’s project with a capacity of up to 1,200MW. The device is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Equinor Wind US has shared a video showing the recent deployment of a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) will measure wind speed and direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions related to the resource potential […]
Equinor Wind US has deployed a Floating LiDAR at its offshore wind lease site in the New York Bight. The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) device will measure wind speed, wind direction, wave conditions and several other marine characteristics that help inform decisions in regard to the resource potential and eventual development of the […]
EOLOS Floating LiDAR Solutions will provide two of its floating LiDARs for the New York Bight metocean campaign, for which NYSERDA just awarded contracts to Ocean Tech Services (OTS) and DNV GL. The Spanish company will supply the technology as part of its collaboration with the U.S.-based OTS. EOLOS said it is now working on the two […]
Baltic Trade & Invest (BTI) has announced the deployment of a Seawatch Wind LiDAR buoy within the area of the 350MW FEW Baltic II offshore wind farm project in the Polish Baltic Sea. The Seawatch Wind LiDAR buoy will measure a number of parameters at the site some 50km offshore, on the north side of the […]
Moray Offshore Windfarm (West) Ltd. has installed an EOLOS floating LiDAR buoy at the Moray West offshore wind farm site, located next to the Moray East and Beatrice offshore wind farms.
India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has issued a tender for the turnkey delivery of four offshore LiDARs.
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.
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.
Ørsted has deployed the AXYS FLiDAR WindSentinel floating LiDAR at the federally leased area some 10 miles (approx. 16 kilometres) off the coast of Atlantic City in New Jersey, where the Ocean Wind offshore wind farm is proposed to be built.
Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) has completed a three-year LiDAR measurement campaign for the proposed 784MW Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland.
EOLOS has signed further agreements with sole supplier ZephIR Lidar extending order coverage of the ZephIR 300M wind LiDARs used within the EOLOS FLS200.
Vineyard Wind is deploying a wind measurement and oceanographic buoy within the project area of its proposed 800MW offshore wind project located 14 miles south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
Wood has deployed the first scanning LiDAR (light detection and ranging) devices on two floating wind turbines at the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park located 25 kilometres off the coast of Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
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.
Wave Hub Ltd (WHL) has issued an invitation to tender for the provision of wind resource data for the Wave Hub offshore site in Cornwall.
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 […]
UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) and German company Multiversum have entered a partnership to provide pre-construction offshore wind measurement services as well as specific advice on fixed and floating LiDAR measurements.
The first edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine in 2018 is in the making, with the magazine’s editorial team currently working on topics that are of interest to our readers and gathering all the relevant insight from industry professionals.
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.
The Carbon Trust has selected Windar Photonics to supply LiDARs for a new project launched as part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme.
EOLOS, floating Lidar solutions provider backed by InnoEnergy, is deploying its EOLOS FLS200 floating Lidar at an offshore wind farm site in the Polish Baltic Sea.