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Wind Lidar #307 - 10 years on NRG Systems now offering ZX Lidars worldwide via Global Network Permanent Met Lidars at Irish Wind Farms Vestas turbines to feature nacelle-based wind Lidar The original wind Lidar, now available from NRG Systems RES sends in Lidars for Australian wind development ZX Lidars achieves world-first wind Lidar measurements from a drone Lidar lights up wind opportunities for Tilt in Australia New turbine-mounted Lidar and formation of Measurement Services business Canadian grid moves from masts to Lidars on operational wind farms ZephIR Lidar Achieves Full IEC Compliance Inch Cape completes 3-year wind measurements with Lidar ZephIR Lidar Wind Lidar Workshop - Okinawa, Japan 22nd June 2018 We're exhibiting at Global Offshore Wind 2018 EOLOS success offshore increases Lidar demand Mike Anderson shines light on ZephIR Lidar ZephIR Lidar MD saddles up for ‘Ride Africa: Kenya' to raise funds for Child.org SOCRATES meets ZephIR as Lidar project sets sail to inform global warming strategy Floating Lidar company EOLOS to deploy with ZephIR in Baltic Sea Wind farm offshore substations get Lidar upgrade Wind farm operator SSE Generation opts for wind Lidar, permanently Smartec sends ZephIR Lidar in to the Taipei Basin with the National Taiwan University ZephIR Lidar expands Engineering Team following establishment of new UK Lidar Production Centre DNV GL verifies nacelle-mounted ZephIR Lidar wind measurements Largest dedicated Wind Lidar Production Centre in Europe established, with global outreach REG Power Management Lifting Construction Safety Standards with Lidar Hundreds gather at launch of powerful ‘CFD + Lidar’ combination for more effective wind measurements in complex terrain New IEC standard sees acceptance for wind lidars in wind turbine power curve testing Industry-reviewed procedure for measuring wind turbine power curves with CW lidar released Dulas launches met mast verification service with ZephIR 300 wind lidar Wake steering results in 15% power increase in 'total wind farm control' demonstration ORE Catapult, RES and Centrica tackle blade erosion with ZephIR DM to uplift turbine production by up to 2% EnergieKontor pro-actively reduce future wind farm uncertainty with ZephIR Lidar. Vestas confirms use of ZephIR Lidar on multi-rotor concept demonstrator ZephIR 300 promotes safe-lifting on jack-up vessel at Block Island Offshore Wind Farm Smartec secure ZephIR Lidar sales in Taiwanese wind market Smartec and ZephIR Lidar inform Taiwanese market on the developing applications of wind lidar New European Wind Atlas program to benefit from ZephIR 300 wind measurements, with Uppsala University ZephIR Lidar Wind Lidar Workshop - Beijing 2016 ZephIR Lidar replaces met mast and goes SCADA-integrated with Senvion at Infinis wind farm Goldwind uses ZephIR Lidar for optimisation, certification & control of 6MW turbine New lidar-based turbine power performance and optimisation service launched in Europe Dogger Bank lidar confirms technology meets met masts for wind data collection DNV GL signs framework deal demonstrating IEC compliance of ZephIR 300 wind lidar EDF adopt ZephIR wind lidar technology to optimise wind farm performance New offshore wind lidar launched – ZephIR 300M (for Marine!) Infinis chooses ZephIR Lidar to optimise operational site performance Leading renewable energy company RES signs framework agreement with ZephIR Lidar European Funding brings ZephIR 300 wind lidar to Malta Ammonit delivers fleet of wind lidars to Central European wind energy market Consultancy demonstrates wind lidar accuracy in wind farm complex terrain, set to phase out masts EOLOS floating buoy featuring ZephIR 300 wind lidar scoops innovation award World-first and new standard achieved in floating lidar as AXYS selects ZephIR 300 270 MW Lincs Offshore Wind Farm gets boost with ZephIR Lidar Cornell University deploys dual ZephIR 300 wind lidars for more accurate turbulence study for wind turbines Babcock’s FORECAST Floating ZephIR LiDAR reaches Stage 2 of Carbon Trust OWA roadmap The lowest cost of finance-grade ‘hub-height and above’ wind data available – that’s ZephIR Direct Dulas to acquire fleet of ZephIR Lidars for rental to UK wind market World first as Canadian WindEEE wind dome deploys DTU / ZephIR WindScanner Industry expert report demonstrates ZephIR 300 as ‘bankable’ onshore and offshore, in complex sites and on floating platforms Fraunhofer IWES Wind Lidar Buoy Verified at FINO1 Industry’s highest level of wind lidar infield support launched at UK’s leading wind event, renewableUK 2014 US Strides Forward with Lidar Controlled Turbine - Achieved with NREL, DNV GL, University of Stuttgart and ZephIR Lidar Inch Cape Offshore Limited Lights Up Wind Farm with ZephIR Lidar, Supported by SgurrEnergy ZephIR DM moving closer to new international power curve standard Lidar Research Programme 1st project announcement: Novel combined floating lidar + mast using the expertise of research institute CRES, floating mast company FloatMast and industry leading wind lidar ZephIR 300. Largest batch of single-type lidar verifications against an IEC-compliant met mast released by ZephIR Lidar After 40 months continuous operation ZephIR demonstrates long-term performance stability of continuous wave lidar with no requirement for re-calibration Ammonit partners with ZephIR Lidar as a Trusted Service Provider Gaelectric deploy duo of consultancies, and leading lidar provider, ZephIR, and sees increase of 2% on P90/P50 for the long-term energy production expected to be achieved at its 42 MW Dunbeg Wind Farm. RES ZephIR Lidar Research Programme launched for Research Institutes DNV GL: 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 ZephIR 300 verified against IEC compliant Lelystad met mast Turbine-mounted ZephIR Lidar at forefront of pioneering RES and Vestas study Vince Cable presents ZephIR Lidar with Institute of Physics Innovation Award ZephIR Lidar signs new Chinese distribution agreement, presents at China Windpower Babcock chooses ZephIR for pioneering floating lidar system ZephIR Lidar win prestigious Institute of Physics Innovation Award NEL deploys ZephIR 300 to steer industry guidance on power curve measurements, turbine micro-siting with CFD modelling, and to verify load measurements on key wind turbine components ZephIR Lidar Scientist To Deliver Lecture at Europe World-first simultaneous measurements upwind and downwind from a wind turbine delivered by ZephIR Dual Mode to DTU Wind Energy (Ris Vestas deploys multiple ZephIR Lidars at largest wind power project in the Southern Hemisphere ZephIR Lidar expected to play significant role in Chinese offshore wind projects Single most comprehensive set of remote sensing test results against an IEC compliant met mast spanning almost 80 trials over a two year period, released today by ZephIR Lidar TuuliSaimaa deploy ZephIR lidar during construction of wind farm ensuring safe operations Ten years at the top, measuring right to the top, with ZephIR Lidar Ecofys release positioning statement stating improved bankability with ZephIR 300 wind lidar, and point to inclusion in new IEC standards for power curve measurements ZephIR Presentation at Windpower Monthly Five papers from the ZephIR team presented at EWEA, Vienna Raedthuys Group to deploy ZephIR lidar on mass across portfolio of sites ZephIR 300 approved for use as stand-alone resource assessment by the Energy research Centre for the Netherlands REG Windpower deploys ZephIR lidar to close MASDAR OF ABU DHABI PROCURES TWO ZEPHIR 300 WIND LIDARS TO SUPPORT RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT IN THE UAE ZEPHIR LTD AWARDED ISO 9001:2008 CERTIFICATION BY BM TRADA CAMPBELL SCIENTIFIC SELECTS ZEPHIR WIND LIDAR TECHNOLOGY FOR US WIND MARKET NATURAL POWER RELEASES RESULTS FROM FIRST ZEPHIR 300 BATCH SHOWING HIGH LEVELS OF ACCURACY ACROSS THE BOARD Natural Power deploys first dual-mode ZephIR wind lidar in India with the Centre for Wind Energy Technology Natural Power's ZephIR wind lidar demonstrates world-first matched performance in wind tunnel ZephIR establishes global network of Trusted Service Providers - www.zephirlidar.com ZephIR 300 installed at Dogger Bank offshore wind farm with Forewind Natural Power business ZephIR aligns with remote power specialists Ampair ZephIR 300 Heralds New Era for Wind Lidar ZephIR Lidar Deployed in Support of Narec Offshore Demonstrator Project ZephIR - RERL approved for measurements in the wind industry
 
 
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Wind Lidar #307 - 10 years on

2010, ZephIR HQ, Worcestershire, U.K. The ZephIR 300 Lidar – a remote sensing wind measurement tool capable of collecting wind data remotely from its installed location by use of a infra-red laser – was born, following an 18 month product development program that focused on improving the ‘usability’ of remote sensing devices. The resultant product was described as being “easy to use, while also rugged to ensure its longevity in the field.” In this paper we shall evidence that description…

 

Wind Lidar #307 – 10 years on

2010, ZephIR HQ, Worcestershire, U.K. The ZephIR 300 Lidar – a remote sensing wind measurement tool capable of collecting wind data remotely from its installed location by use of a infra-red laser – was born, following an 18 month product development program that focused on improving the ‘usability’ of remote sensing devices. The resultant product was described as being “easy to use, while also rugged to ensure its longevity in the field.” In this paper we shall evidence that description…

NRG Systems now offering ZX Lidars worldwide via Global Network

Company expands agreement with ZX Lidars by distributing and supporting Vertical Wind Profiler ZX 300 through its extensive reseller network. Hinesburg, Vermont, USA – NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of wind, solar, and meteorological applications, has reached an agreement with Lidar OEM ZX Lidars to distribute the ZX 300 onshore vertical profiler globally through its Value Added Reseller network. NRG Systems announced in March 2019 that it would sell and support ZX…

Permanent Met Lidars at Irish Wind Farms

ZX Lidars deployed as SCADA-integrated permanent met mast replacements on operational wind farms Pemanent Met Lidar, with ZX Lidars ZX Lidars has delivered ZX 300’s to Statkraft Ireland for the purpose of assisting with operational wind farm monitoring including power performance tests through to the provision of wind measurements for production forecasting / reporting. The use of wind Lidars in this capacity reduces the working at height and planning requirements associated with traditional met masts. In…

Vestas turbines to feature nacelle-based wind Lidar

Fred. Olsen Renewables places order with ZX Lidars for integrated nacelle-based wind Lidars on every turbine at the 105 MW Högaliden Wind Farm  Fred. Olsen Renewables, a leading global developer, owner and operator of renewable energy assets has confirmed its most recent order of turbines features nacelle Lidar for both wind farm performance optimization and total wind farm control. The Vestas V150-4.2 MW wind turbine for Högaliden Wind Farm utilizes a permanently integrated ZX TM wind Lidar to accurately and…

The original wind Lidar, now available from NRG Systems

The Company Adds ZX 300 and ZX 300M to Its Remote Sensing Offerings NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of wind, solar, and meteorological applications, will now sell and support ZX Lidars in North America. This will include the ZX 300 for onshore vertical profiling applications and the ZX 300M for near-shore or platform-based offshore applications. Both models capture finance-grade wind measurements from 10 to 200+ meters and are fully IEC classified and…

RES sends in Lidars for Australian wind development

Local engineering consultancy Energy3 delivers ZX Lidars to wind farm developer for wind resource campaigns RES (Renewable Energy Systems), a leader in the development, engineering, and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects globally has confirmed that a fleet of Lidars have been deployed in Australia in support of wind farm development in the country. RES deploy fleet of ZX Lidars in Australia RES has been developing renewable energy in Australia since 2004 and…

ZX Lidars achieves world-first wind Lidar measurements from a drone

Leading wind Lidar developer, ZX Lidars, has successfully demonstrated the use of Drone Wind Lidar to accurately measure the wind in what is believed to be a world-first World-first Drone Wind Lidar by ZX Lidars ZX Lidars provides vertical and horizontal profiling wind Lidars to accurately measure wind conditions remotely and above or ahead of their installed position. These accurate, independent wind measurements are a cornerstone in the development, construction and operation of wind farms globally.…

Lidar lights up wind opportunities for Tilt in Australia

Lidars are supporting Melbourne-based Tilt Renewables in pursuit of new development sites specifically in complex terrain.  Local engineering consultancy Energy3 delivers ZX Lidars to wind farm developer for wind resource campaigns “We tilt towards Lidar for our monitoring fleet due to the ability to measure wind resource accurately in complex terrain conditions.” – Tilt Renewables. ZX Lidars system deployed by Energy3 for Tilt Renewables, Australia Tilt Renewables, a leading developer, owner and manager of renewable energy…

New turbine-mounted Lidar and formation of Measurement Services business

Launch of new ‘ZX Lidars’ brand further reflects new chapter in Zephir Ltd.’s development. Following a three-year development and test programme, ZX Lidars (formerly ZephIR Lidar) has revealed a new Turbine-Mounted wind Lidar – ‘ZX TM’. The device has already been deployed in volume on independent power producer Fred. Olsen Renewables’ UK wind farm portfolio to optimise the installed turbines and wind farms as a whole. ZX Lidars has also formed ZX Measurement Services to provide the industry with ‘Data…

Canadian grid moves from masts to Lidars on operational wind farms

Leading wind development company Boralex install grid-compliant Permanent Met Lidars, integrated in to Siemens wind turbines. In response to IESO grid compliance, ZephIR 300 wind Lidar replaces need for operational met mast on Port Ryerse Wind Farm, Ontario, Canada. With more than 700MW of wind projects, Boralex command a majority share of the Canadian wind market. The company’s latest project, Port Ryerse Wind Farm, sees the deployment of a ZephIR 300 wind Lidar in accordance with grid operator IESO’s requirement…

ZephIR Lidar Achieves Full IEC Compliance

ZephIR Lidar has announced that its ground-based vertical profiling wind Lidar has successfully met the full conditions for satisfying the IEC 61400-12-1: 2017 Ed. 2 standard.  The concluding analysis demonstrates very low uncertainties and validates again that Lidar is an acceptable technology for inclusion in the wide variety of wind campaigns and applications including resource assessment, site calibration and power curve measurements. “Lidar is IEC classified. Let me say that again… Lidar is IEC classified,” announced Ian Locker, Managing Director…

Inch Cape completes 3-year wind measurements with Lidar

Lighthouse Lidar Lights Up Offshore Wind Farm Plans With Zero Downtime Details of a novel three year project to enhance the energy assessment and revenue forecasting for the proposed Inch Cape Offshore Wind Farm 15km off the Angus coast in the East of Scotland demonstrates significant benefits of adopting bespoke technology to gather data. A ZephIR wind Lidar system was installed on an existing lighthouse structure thanks to a custom-built solution developed by SgurrEnergy (now Wood.). This innovative solution not…

ZephIR Lidar Wind Lidar Workshop – Okinawa, Japan 22nd June 2018

Our Director of Science, Dr Mike Harris will be at the 19th Coherent Laser Radar Conference 2018 CLRC, this week in Okinawa, Japan, https://clrccires.colorado.edu Mike has been invited to present on Lidars and Measurements for Wind Energy at an open workshop for the Japanese Wind Power Association (JWPA) Committee Meeting on the 22nd June. The workshop will review the range of potential lidar applications and will summarise efforts in Europe to achieve greater lidar acceptance, topics will include: Summary of…

We’re exhibiting at Global Offshore Wind 2018

Are you at Global Offshore Wind 2018 in Manchester? ZephIR Lidar will be there presenting the use of wind Lidars for the wind and met industries from 19-20 June. ZephIR 300M is the leading offshore lidar – come by stand 80 to chat with us, enjoy some lovely coffee to find out why!  If you would like to book a meeting with any of our team please get in touch via email: sales@zephirlidar.com

EOLOS success offshore increases Lidar demand

Floating Lidar company EOLOS sign further agreements with sole supplier ZephIR Lidar EOLOS (E) and ZephIR Lidar (Z) – Left to Right – Ewan Abbott (Z), Matt Smith (Z), Julian Harland (E), Carles Gayan (E), Rajai Aghabi (E) and Jorge Garcia (E) Turn-key offshore wind measurements team extend order coverage with leading offshore Lidar company ZephIR in response to increasing opportunities geographically and in support of new wind technologies. “EOLOS has been successful in a number…

Mike Anderson shines light on ZephIR Lidar

Former RES co-founder and Chief Technical Officer to join Lidar-company Board. As part of strategic and significant growth plans within the business, ZephIR Lidar can confirm the appointment of Dr. Mike Anderson to the Board.   “A proud moment” as Mike Anderson joins ZephIR Lidar. Anderson, a co-founder of Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leading developer, constructor, owner and operator of wind energy projects throughout the world, joins ZephIR Lidar with immediate effect following his 35…

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