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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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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…

 

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…

ZephIR Lidar MD saddles up for ‘Ride Africa: Kenya’ to raise funds for Child.org

Ian Locker, founder and Managing Director of leading wind farm solutions provider ZephIR Lidar, will start a 500km cycle ride across central Kenya later this year to raise awareness for Child.org as part of ‘Ride Africa’. The trip will raise funding for development projects that transform the lives of children, and support research into effective methods of community development in Africa. To donate, visit: https://child.org/me/ians-ride-africa-challenge-2018-childorg From 10th November 2018, Ian Locker will join a team of 75 cyclists to ride…

SOCRATES meets ZephIR as Lidar project sets sail to inform global warming strategy

Scientists travel to the remote Southern Ocean to study cloud formation BOULDER, Colorado, U.S. — This month, an international team of scientists will head to the remote Southern Ocean with a ZephIR 300 wind lidar providing the project’s remote wind measurements on-board the R/V Investigator, an Australian deep-ocean research vessel. The U.S. portion of the project is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The team’s discoveries will be used to improve climate models, which routinely underestimate the amount of…

Floating Lidar company EOLOS to deploy with ZephIR in Baltic Sea

Turn-key offshore wind measurement company confirms deployment with one of the biggest energy Utilities in Poland. EOLOS FLS200 commissioned at Baltic Sea Offshore Wind Farm.         In a competitive tender EOLOS secured contracts to deploy the EOLOS FLS200 floating Lidar, purpose designed for the offshore industry incorporating the leading ZephIR 300M wind Lidar ensuring the highest levels of accuracy in wind measurements. Requiring minimum time for installation and re-deployment the floating device provides cost effectiveness in both…

Wind farm offshore substations get Lidar upgrade

Announced at WindEurope 2017 – Leading Lidar provider, ZephIR Lidar, has released details of a new meteorological standard for offshore substations within operational offshore wind farms. Substations can now be delivered with a ZephIR 300M wind lidar as part of a Meteorological Monitoring Module to provide remote wind measurements from the system’s installed location up to 200 metres above without the need of a traditional meteorological mast.           ZephIR Lidar has further confirmed the appointment of ENGIE…

Wind farm operator SSE Generation opts for wind Lidar, permanently

Leading UK utility company swaps Permanent Met Masts for Permanent Met ZephIRs at 108MW onshore Bhlaraidh Wind Farm in Scotland to deliver SCADA-integrated accurate wind farm measurements remotely, from the ground. With almost 1GW of onshore wind plant, SSE continues to focus on the development, construction and commissioning of onshore and offshore wind farm capacity in the UK and Ireland. ZephIR 300 deployed with SSE as met mast replacement In a competitive tender, SSE has innovated…

Smartec sends ZephIR Lidar in to the Taipei Basin with the National Taiwan University

Smartec Scientific Corp (Smartec) has confirmed their support of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, National Taiwan University (NTU) by deploying a ZephIR 300 wind lidar in the Taipei Basin as part of a cutting-edge wind and weather research program described as being of “national importance”.                   Since its foundation in 1993, Smartec has been specialising in weather stations, water quality, ocean current measurement and system integration. In 2012 Smartec consolidated its reputation…

ZephIR Lidar expands Engineering Team following establishment of new UK Lidar Production Centre

ZephIR Lidar, a leading wind lidar manufacturer, has announced the expansion of its Engineering and Supply Chain Team as part of a larger strategy to increase production and meet the growing demand for more accurate wind measurements within the wind energy industry. ZephIR Lidar has invested its own resources and has also applied for and received government-backed ‘Innovate UK’ funding in support of expanding the engineering function for production and manufacturing, as well as creating new jobs in the rural…

DNV GL verifies nacelle-mounted ZephIR Lidar wind measurements

New nacelle Lidar test site fully operational An independent performance verification of a nacelle-mounted ZephIR 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 – widely regarded and accepted as industry benchmarks for installations of turbine-mounted Remote Sensing Devices (RSDs). In the verification, the ZephIR DM nacelle-mounted lidar was mounted horizontally on a raised platform (FW-MM) – 180m away from…

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