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  • 4 June 2014

    Electro Standards Laboratories’ Wave Energy Harvesting research has been highlighted in a recent article published by Providence Business News. The article highlights the efforts of Electro Standards Laboratories, Cranston RI, in collaboration with the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI, to develop new systems to power remote sensor buoys or other remote ocean platforms using […]

  • 27 January 2011

    * V4A stainless steel housings with protection class IP 69K * Special impermeability concept proTect+ * MTTF > 100 years * Applicable for cold climate applications Baumer expands its portfolio of sensors for wind power plants with the new Series IFRR and IWRR inductive sensors. The sensors are extremely robust, absolutely reliable and, due to […]

  • 10 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    The Fraunhofer IWES is building an oil sensor test stand in Bremerhaven, in order to better suit oil sensors to requirements of wind farm operators. Wind turbines are being increasingly equipped with oil sensors, which monitor the condition of the gearboxes. So called oil condition monitoring is based on sensors detecting existing damage through the […]

  • 22 October 2010

    Baumer has expanded its portfolio of sensors for wind power plants with the new series IFRR and IWRR inductive sensors. The sensors are… (instrumentation) [mappress] Source: instrumentation, October 22, 2010;

  • 3 March 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems IKTS in Dresden have successfully tested in-house developed sensor rings designed to monitor the condition of wind turbine foundations at offshore wind farms. Working together with staff from Baltic Taucher in Rostock, the researchers successfully demonstrated the viability of the process in an on-site trial […]

  • 10 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Nanoelectronics research center imec, Ghent University, and their partners in the European FP7 project SMARTFIBER have demonstrated the world’s first miniaturized fiber-optical sensor system than can be fully embedded in a composite material. This achievement paves the way toward smart composites that enable continued and automatic monitoring of the structural health of the composite material […]

  • 26 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Wind turbines are growing up. Environmental conditions for new locations are becoming more and more extreme, colder, and more salt-ridden due to offshore placement. At the same time, the turbines are getting bigger and bigger. This means that they need better reliability over longer periods of use. It takes 8-10 years to amortize the cost […]

  • 10 February 2015

    Strainstall has installed sensors on to a new ‘Suction Bucket Jacket’ foundation, which is currently being trialled at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Germany. The company, subcontracted by Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) as part of their Structural and Environmental Monitoring (SEM) solution, installed 126 different sensors from the turbine tower down to the […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Automasjon og Data (A+D) is currently showcasing the new generation Vessel Motion Monitoring System (VMMS) at EWEA Offshore in Copenhagen. The new generation VMMS are using a multi-sensor approach to measuring the vessel motion and the new AIMM inertial matrix sensor is used for this application. These systems are often used during critical phases of the operation. […]

  • 28 May 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and CENSIS, the Innovation Centre for Sensor & Imaging Systems, are collaborating to support innovation and development of new sensor technologies. By helping innovative sensor technologies develop through technology readiness levels (TRL) and providing independent performance verification as technologies enter the market, the partnership aims to fast track novel […]

  • 28 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Lyngby-based start-up CEKO Sensors Asp is launching an optical accelerometer which could detect early signs of malfunctions in blades and potentially lead to reduced O&M costs, according to the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). The sensor can withstand extreme environments, and it contains no electrical components, which makes it ideal for the wind turbine market, DTU […]

  • 3 June 2019

    By Alexandre Crochelet, Senior Engineer at G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates Company Pile Driving Monitoring (PDM) during driving and Pile Dynamic Testing (PDT) are widely used in onshore and offshore construction to ensure the structural integrity of the piles during driving and achieve a safe and economical pile installation. PDM helps in assessing the pile behaviour […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Academics from the Robert Gordon University and the University of Aberdeen working together as part of the Scottish Sensor Systems Centre (S3C), funded by the Scottish Funding Council, will host an Open Laboratory Day for Subsea Sensor Technologies on Tuesday May 22. The event will offer professionals working in sectors which use sensor applications in […]

  • 10 January 2013

    Effective immediately, AXYS Technologies Inc. has partnered with Optical Air Data Systems (OADS) to develop and manufacture the Vindicator® Generation 3 Laser Wind Sensor for the AXYS WindSentinel™ floating wind resource assessment system. Combining the current Vindicator® technology with lessons learned from the world’s first commercially deployed floating LIDAR systems, the Vindicator® Generation 3 Laser […]

  • 12 April 2019

    A team led by the Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) is set to conduct a research project on the engineering of the jacket foundations at the U.S. Block Island offshore wind farm. The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has awarded USD 608,722 for the 28-month study of the first U.S. offshore wind commercial project. […]

  • 22 February 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Three Scottish innovators are testing sensor technology that could be deployed on offshore wind farms on the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s Levenmouth offshore wind demonstration turbine in Fife.

  • 24 October 2018
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Guidance Marine, part of the Wärtsilä group, has developed a new version of its targetless laser sensor which is specially designed for use on wind farm Service Operation Vessels (SOVs).

  • 6 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Austrian-based Aero Enterprise has performed its first offshore wind turbine inspection using the in-house developed helicopter drone AERO-SensorCopter. Back in July, Aero Enterprise carried out inspection flights around the offshore wind turbines some 70 kilometers from the German/Dutch coastline of the North Sea. Prior to this campaign, So far, the AERO-SensorCopter had operated only onshore. According to the company, the AERO-SensorCopter, […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Two out of the five gravity-based foundations (GBFs) for the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project have been fitted with a sensor system designed by ORE Catapult, with the first such GBF currently making its way up the River Tyne before being installed at the site.

  • 13 May 2015

    The Luft Ultrasonic Anemometer VENTUS completed the test at the International Technical Inspection Agency TÜV SÜD and now has the Protection Class IP68. The validation demonstrates VENTUS’ capability for being installed on offshore wind turbines as well as on ships or buoys. VENTUS is designed for harsh conditions including operation on wind turbines in cold […]

  • 31 March 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) in California, U.S., has been awarded USD 3.5 million (approximately EUR 3.2 million) in new grants to develop fiber optics for monitoring offshore wind operations and underground natural gas storage.

  • 1 May 2020

    4Subsea has installed retrofit sensors on the Unitech Zefyros floating offshore wind turbine in Norway, with an aim to analyze cost reduction potential with a digital twin. The goal of the project is to prove significant cost reduction potential in offshore wind by using a digital twin of the substructure to measure actual loads and […]

  • 1 September 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A new type of sensor could soon be installed on the blades of subsea tidal turbines to monitor the interaction between marine life and renewable energy installations, as a result of a new collaborative project involving the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and CENSIS. The organisations’ research will aim to improve the monitoring of activity […]

  • 30 January 2012

    Voith Hydro Wavegen, the Inverness based marine renewable wave power specialists recently completed installation of the world’s first commercial wave power plant. Located in Mutriku in Northern Spain the 300 kW plant is based upon Wavegen’s Nearshore Oscillating Water Column (OWC) technology which employs Novotechnik RFC4800 series ‘touchless technology’ non contacting angle sensors supplied by […]

  • 16 April 2014
    Environment, R&D

    The Center for Conservation Biology has become part of an initiative to develop wind farms off Virginia’s coast.  Making Wind Turbines More Bird FriendlyThe CCB is part of a team with the Richmond-based Timmons Group, an engineering and technology firm that is one of four Virginia businesses participating in the endeavor to accelerate the development […]

  • 2 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Predictive analytics provider ONYX InSight has signed a contract with EDF Renewables to provide predictive maintenance services at the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator wind farm.