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  • 12 June 2012
    Research & Development

    Fugro has chosen Global Offshore Wind 2012 for the launch of the Group’s new SEAWATCH Wind LiDAR Buoy, which represents the next generation of multi-purpose buoys tailored for the renewable energy industry. The new buoy is the result of a successful joint industry R&D project utilising offshore and wind technology expertise from Norwegian universities, research […]

  • 14 January 2014
    Technology

    ZephIR Lidar, the industry-leading wind lidar manufacturer, has announced that its flagship system, ZephIR 300, has been successfully verified against a fully IEC compliant met mast at the Lelystad Test Site. The verification, carried out by Ecofys WTTS in parallel with three other ZephIRs, deems that ZephIR 300 “is suitable for field measurements as a […]

  • 16 September 2019
    Project & Tenders

    Akrocean has won a contract to deploy two WINDSEA LiDARs on a 2GW offshore wind project for a period of two years. Although Akrocean did not reveal the name of the project, it did state that the LiDARs are going to be installed “on the other side of the world.” According to the French company, […]

  • 14 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    NRG Systems has appointed Barry Logue as the company’s Lidar Wind Energy Solutions Manager responsible for all sales and account management for NRG’s Lidar products and services in North America.

  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    China’s Goldwind Science & Technology has installed the wind lidar system ZephIR DM by Beijing New Energy Technology Ltd. (BNET) on the company’s 6MW prototype offshore wind turbine. Goldwind has confirmed that ZephIR lidar systems will be used to measure power curves and to understand the effects of wind flow propagation on the performance of the prototype […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Technology

    ECN has reported that EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR performs in compliance with the KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) of the Carbon Trust’s roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating LiDAR technology. In October 2015, the EOLOS FLS200 floating LiDAR buoy completed a 6-month validation campaign next to the IEC-compliant IJmuiden offshore meteorological mast in the North Sea. The campaign has been carried […]

  • 8 November 2019
    Project & Tenders

    SSE Renewables Ireland Ltd has opened a tender seeking a company to provide a floating lidar system for the 520MW Arklow Bank offshore wind project. The contracted company will be in charge of supplying the floating lidar system equipment and collection, as well as providing wind resource assessment data. The level of system maturity for […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has launched an onshore LiDAR verification service at its Levenmouth turbine in Fife, UK.

  • 22 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    DNV GL has launched its first LiDAR verification site in Asia, located in the Jella Province in South Korea. According to DNV GL, LiDAR verification campaigns for Asian stakeholders previously had to be conducted at oversea sites, while they now have the opportunity to be done locally. “Previously, customers who wished to have their LiDAR verified had […]

  • 12 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    WMR-532, the joint venture of Woolpert and Magnolia River Geospatial, has been contracted to acquire bathymetric and topographic lidar and imagery, and to provide final data products to the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise. The one-year, $10 million capacity contract will support the coastal mapping and charting requirements of the U.S. Army […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    The Mexican geographic information systems and surveying company Sistemas de Información Geográfica, S.A. de C.V. has purchased an airborne LiDAR system Chiroptera. SIGSA expands its offer to its customers by now integrating bathymetry surveying into its product offering. The Swedish LiDAR manufacturer Airborne Hydrography was choosen by SIGSA to provide the State of the Art […]

  • 16 February 2017

    ECN has opened its LiDAR Calibration Facility for quick and efficient calibrations of ground-based LiDARs, nacelle LiDARs, as well as SoDARs (Sound Detection and Ranging). The facility is situated at ECN’s wind turbine test site.

  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Optech, the world leader in the development, manufacture and support of advanced lidar and camera survey instruments, announced the successful completion of field trials for the new airborne Optech CZMIL Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar system. The CZMIL system underwent field trials and validation in coastal Mississippi and Fort Lauderdale, Florida. The system flew […]

  • 24 September 2020
    Business developments & projects

    Denmark-headquartered offshore wind developer Copenhagen Offshore Partners (COP) has installed a floating LiDAR off South Korea. According to the company’s post on social media, the LiDAR was “finally” deployed on 18 September following a series of typhoons in Korea. The floating LiDAR will carry out a range of measurements, including collecting offshore wind data that […]

  • 29 November 2017
    Environment, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    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.

  • 1 August 2019
    Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    India’s National Institute of Wind Energy (NIWE) has launched a tender seeking the turnkey supply of four offshore LiDARs for two sites. The contract covers the supply, delivery, testing and validation, training, transportation, installation and commissioning of two LiDARs in Gujarat and two in Tamil Nadu. The selected company will be in charge of providing […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Research & Development, 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 […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    RPS Group has secured Level 2 certification from DNV GL for its Floating LiDAR technology. According to RPS, the certification qualifies the RPS Lidar 4.5 buoy type to collect bankable wind resource data for the development of offshore wind farms. The news comes after a six-month validation deployment of the buoy offshore Blyth in the UK, which, […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Dulas, a provider of bankable wind data, has confirmed plans to acquire ‘a fleet’ of ZephIR 300 and ZephIR DM’s to work as rental lidars to the UK and wider European market. This expansion adds to the company’s existing remote sensing business currently comprised of sodar measurement sensors. “Whether it’s supporting measurements during noise impact assessments […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Technology

    Wind energy consultancy Oldbaum Services has added floating LiDAR certification services to its portfolio. The first two certification buoys being tested by the wind energy consultancy were deployed on March 8, 2015 offshore in the UK. The certification process involves full system checks, power communications and wind data acquisition to assess suitability for remote deployment for […]