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  • 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 […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Research & Development, 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 September 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Following the launch of the global Lidar Research Programme earlier this year, the first award has been granted to novel floating mast provider, FloatMast®, in association with leading research institute CRES. The project will see a ZephIR 300 wind lidar deployed on the FloatMast platform to gather finance-grade wind data enhanced with a short mast […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    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 […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Research & Development, 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, […]

  • 8 June 2016

    A workshop presenting developments in resource assessment using continuous wave lidar was held over the last two days. In collaboration with Smartec, ZephIR Lidar’s Senior Sales Manager, Matt Smith, described IEC61400-12 trends and practices, complex terrain assessment and bankable data for offshore wind measurement. Bergius Su, Managing Director at Smartec Scientific Corp commented: “We welcome […]

  • 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.

  • 15 March 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Industry-leading wind lidar company ZephIR Lidar have this month celebrated their 10th anniversary of wind lidar experience, having been the original pioneer of lidar measurement for the wind industry. On 4th March 2003, a prototype ZephIR lidar was successfully installed on the nacelle of a Nordex N90 wind turbine generator, and immediately demonstrated its ability […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Research & Development, Technology

    DNV GL has invited wind energy stakeholders to join a new Joint Industry Project (JIP) to explore the potential of using light detection and ranging (LIDAR) to measure wind speed turbulence intensity (TI) for various applications in the wind industry. LIDAR is becoming the preferred technology for wind resource measurements, and various methods for deriving […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Research & Development, Technology

    The International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) has published a new standard, IEC 61400-12-1:2017, formally allowing LiDARs as a supplementary or alternative measurement technique to mast-mounted cup anemometers.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Technology

    International renewable energy consultancy, SgurrEnergy, has received independent validation of its Galion Lidar wind scanning device from wind energy experts, Deutsche WindGuard. With a 4 year track record of acquiring project critical wind data at wind energy projects around the world, and a series of recent high profile offshore measurement campaigns, Galion Lidar has generated […]

  • 17 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    UK-based wind Lidar manufacturer ZephIR Lidar has expanded its engineering and supply chain team with three new appointments.

  • 14 January 2014

    Want to learn all about cutting-edge LiDAR technologies and best practices for mapping shorelines and shallow water? The International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), taking place Feb. 17-19 in Denver, Colo., is offering a first-hand look at the latest techniques and technologies and the expanding roster of applications for 3D bathymetric models and maps of shorelines […]

  • 18 July 2017
    Research & Development, 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.

  • 29 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    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 as well as DNV GL to secure the US Navy contract and supply the system. The LiDAR underwent an initial six […]

  • 19 May 2013
    Technology

    Industry-leading wind lidar company ZephIR Lidar have confirmed, to the best of their knowledge, the world’s first simultaneous measurements taken upwind and downwind of a wind turbine for the Technical University of Denmark, Wind Energy department, formerly known as Risø DTU. The measurements were taken using two ZephIR Dual Mode systems deployed at the front […]

  • 2 February 2015
    Research & Development, 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 […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Technology

    ZephIR’s nacelle-mounted LiDAR has been verified by DNV GL after an independent performance verification of the LiDAR has been undertaken by DNV GL on the test site in Janneby, Germany, which demonstrates the product is compliant with best-practice guidelines developed in the EUDP UniTTe programmes.

  • 25 February 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    ZephIR Lidar has launched a research programme for Research Institutes. The Lidar Research Programme provides Research Institutes with the ability to apply for a complimentary loan of the latest generation ZephIR 300 lidar (including technical support and guidance) with the objective of demonstrating the effective use of wind lidar in varying applications. ZephIR was the […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES has successfully finished the validation of their Wind Lidar Buoy which confirms the commercial acceptance of wind data from the on-board ZephIR lidar for use in floating offshore energy assessments, according to the criteria within the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating lidar technology.  An offshore verification […]

  • 12 January 2016
    Research & Development, 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, […]