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  • 4 October 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Norfolk-based marine service company Gardline Marine Sciences has been supporting Kite Power Solutions (KPS) in characterising the low level wind environment at the KPS test site at West Freugh in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. Kite Power Solutions is developing an Airborne Wind Energy system that uses kites to harness the energy from the wind. The KPS technology […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Research & Development

    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 […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Research & Development

    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 […]

  • 30 January 2014

    ZephIR 300 wind lidar is accepted for use in bankable / finance-grade wind speed and energy assessments with either no or limited on-site met mast comparisons under “benign” conditions. DNV GL considers ZephIR 300 to be at Stage 3 under “benign” conditions – accepted for use in bankable / finance-grade wind speed and energy assessments […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Research & Development

    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. This embedded content is only visible after accepting cookies. Change your preferences The Floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) will measure wind speed and direction, wave conditions and several […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    The wind power market currently provides almost 3 percent of global electricity production. As the wind power industry matures, wind forecasting technologies are becoming critical in order to integrate greater amounts of variable wind energy into the grid.  Meteorological towers, or met towers, the predominant solution at present, serve a range of forecasting needs. According […]

  • 29 August 2011
    Technology

      Leading renewable energy consultancy group, Natural Power, has achieved a world first in demonstrating matched performance of its continuous wave wind lidar, ZephIR, to a calibrated wind tunnel as part of a Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation (DNATF) project with Denmark’s National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Risø DTU, global manufacturer of wind turbines blades, […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    India’s Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) has announced the country’s medium and long-term targets for offshore wind capacity, aiming for 5GW by 2022 and as much as 30GW by 2030.  

  • 27 February 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Mojo Maritime Ltd, the Falmouth-based marine renewable energy experts, has secured funding to develop, build and test their low motion floating platform for offshore LiDAR measurements at sea. Concept development and tank testing of the platform performed during 2013 has resulted in a solid design, capable of withstanding the most challenging offshore conditions. The platform […]

  • 21 December 2012

    CARIS recently attended the European LiDAR Mapping Forum (ELMF) which was held in Salzburg, Austria. During the forum Pelydryn, a hydrographic survey company based in the United Kingdom, presented a workshop focused on meeting the needs of today’s users of hydrographic data using CARIS software. In order to better meet client demands Pelydryn has worked […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Human Capital, Research & Development, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has announced a GBP 920,000 programme to advance offshore wind research in Scotland, based around its Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine.

  • 3 July 2012

    Following the success of their Dynascan mobile mapping system (the world’s first truly portable LiDAR system) and the increasing market demand for a combined multi-beam sonar and LiDAR data collection system, Measurement Devices produced the industry’s first custom designed and built 4D data collection hydrographic survey vessel, the DYNASCAN-1. The DYNASCAN-1 is a trailerable 30 […]

  • 22 April 2019

    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 […]

  • 7 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Netherlands-based Pondera Consult and the Scottish Oldbaum have established a partnership dedicated to offshore and onshore wind measurements.

  • 20 February 2018
    Environment, Research & Development, Technology

    Scientists at APEM have developed a new technique for measuring the height of birds in flight expected to ease concerns about the potential dangers of wind turbines for birds and lead to improved outcomes for developers of offshore wind farms.

  • 11 October 2012

    SgurrEnergy’s flagship product, Galion Lidar, was deployed last month on FINO1, Europe’s most established offshore met mast. Located in the German North Sea, the offshore research platform is equipped by German Wind Energy Institute, DEWI, with meteorological sensors to study the offshore environment. The three month deployment of the Galion G250 Offshore model on the […]

  • 28 March 2014
    Research & Development, 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 […]

  • 4 April 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated announced that its subsidiary, Teledyne DALSA, Inc., increased its ownership interest in the parent company of Optech Incorporated from 19 percent to 51 percent. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Vaughan, Ontario, Optech is an international leader in advanced laser-based survey and digital imaging instrumentation with 285 employees worldwide. […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Teledyne CARIS and Teledyne Optech, both part of the Teledyne Technologies company have welcomed Daniel Kruimel to the group as regional sales manager for Australia and New Zealand. In this dual role, Kruimel will concentrate on expanding the reach of both the CARIS and Optech product portfolios, as well as continuing to provide service and […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance

    US-based companies Berger Geosciences and Integral Consulting have partnered with French company Akrocean to deliver a full range of solutions for site characterization for the US offshore renewable energy market. The consortium has a single flag named BIA Offshore Studies and gathers expertise and experience of each of its partners in the domains of meteorology, […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Research & Development

    AXYS Technologies Inc. has joined the Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) to further the shared goal of developing innovative and cost-efficient offshore wind solutions for deep waters and harsh offshore environments. Specific areas of common interest include R&D initiatives that will explore the use of floating LiDAR to measure turbulence intensity, test power […]

  • 21 August 2013
    Research & Development, Technology

    The wind power market currently provides almost 3 percent of global electricity production. As the wind power industry matures, wind forecasting technologies are becoming critical in order to integrate greater amounts of variable wind energy into the grid.  Meteorological towers, or met towers, the predominant solution at present, serve a range of forecasting needs. According […]