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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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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…

 

Vestas confirms use of ZephIR Lidar on multi-rotor concept demonstrator

In April 2016, Vestas revealed that they are working on optimising wind energy production and lowering the cost of energy by testing a multi-rotor concept demonstrator. Today, we can confirm that the innovative concept demonstrator uses the advanced remote sensing technology from ZephIR Lidar, an approved Vestas lidar supplier. Figure 1: Vestas multi-rotor demonstrator concept equipped with ZephIR Lidar technology “The installation of this multi-rotor concept demonstration turbine has enabled us to show that innovation sometimes requires new mind-sets and…

ZephIR 300 promotes safe-lifting on jack-up vessel at Block Island Offshore Wind Farm

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up installation vessel Brave Tern has successfully mobilised for the Block Island Offshore Wind Farm project in Esbjerg, Denmark. Mobilisation included welding of large steel structures on deck to elevate and support the nacelles for the planned transatlantic voyage. Brave Tern is now en route to St. Nazaire, France, where the 5 GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade 150-6MW nacelles will be waiting to load onto the vessel. After load-out the vessel will transit across the Atlantic to install…

Smartec secure ZephIR Lidar sales in Taiwanese wind market

Smartec Scientific Corp (Smartec) has confirmed delivery of ZephIR 300 into Taiwan’s wind energy market. The wind lidar shall be used within the Taiwanese wind industry for profiling wind conditions remotely up to 200 metres without the need of a met mast. Additionally, ZephIR Lidar has confirmed Smartec Scientific Corporation as the company’s latest ‘Trusted Service Provider’ – Smartec will provide ZephIR technical and support services required in Taiwan. The announcement links to the success of introductory workshops on lidar…

Smartec and ZephIR Lidar inform Taiwanese market on the developing applications of wind lidar

Over the last two days, representatives of more than 100 Taiwanese companies attended a workshop presenting developments in resource assessment using continuous wave lidar. 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. Guests included representatives from industry, government and academia, including Taiwan’s biggest power companies, China Steel Corp, China Shipbuilding Corp, Ship and Ocean Industries R&D Centre, NTU, NTOU and NCKU. Bergius…

New European Wind Atlas program to benefit from ZephIR 300 wind measurements, with Uppsala University

During Spring / Summer 2016 a large measurement campaign will take part in Sweden as part of the New European Wind Atlas (NEWA) program. The aim – to minimise the uncertainties of the wind field prediction in complex terrain. Run by Uppsala University and Weathertech Scandinavia the campaign is the Swedish contribution to the NEWA project, in which similar large scale experiments are run at a number of sites in Europe. The wind resource will then be determined and a…

ZephIR Lidar Wind Lidar Workshop – Beijing 2016

A gathering of many leading Chinese wind project developers, consultants and stakeholders met on March 2016 for the annual ZephIR Wind Lidar Workshop Beijing, China to discuss ZephIR’s wind lidar capabilities and the use of Lidar in the wind industry in general. The discussion was lead by ZephIR’s MD Ian Locker, ZephIR Senior Scientist Chris Slinger and Michael Hu, CEO of SAI Wind – ZephIR’s Chinese distribution partner, providing a comprehensive presentation on state-of-the-art lidar technology, offshore wind measurements, complex terrain,…

ZephIR Lidar replaces met mast and goes SCADA-integrated with Senvion at Infinis wind farm

One of the UK’s leading renewable power generators, Infinis, has confirmed the successful installation of a wind lidar in replace of a permanent met mast at its 43 MW A’Chruach Wind Farm. Thought to be an industry first, the company has integrated the lidar – a ZephiR 300 – into the Senvion site SCADA system. Figure 1: The simple, low-profile wind lidar ZephIR 300 now SCADA integrated in replacement of the Permanent Met Mast This seamless…

Goldwind uses ZephIR Lidar for optimisation, certification & control of 6MW turbine

Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Goldwind) has announced the successful installation of wind lidar system ZephIR DM by Beijing New Energy Technology Ltd. (BNET) on the company’s 6MW prototype direct drive permanent magnet wind turbine. Goldwind installs ZephIR DM on 6MW turbine Goldwind confirms ZephIR lidar systems will be used for optimising the prototype turbine before it enters mass production, measuring power curves, and to understand the effects of wind flow propagation on the turbine’s…

New lidar-based turbine power performance and optimisation service launched in Europe

“With lidar-based wind measurements, taken with the ZephIR DM wind lidar, we are able to offer customers a new completely independent power performance test and optimisation for their wind turbines. ZephIR DM is the only lidar capable of full rotor diameter wind measurements, delivering a power curve measurement equivalent to current and future IEC guidelines. BBB has been working with lidar systems now for over five years and we look forward to bringing this new service to the European wind…

Dogger Bank lidar confirms technology meets met masts for wind data collection

“no break in wind collection, significant increase in heights measured, dramatic cost-savings for offshore energy versus using met masts” A ZephIR 300 wind lidar installed at Dogger Bank  (above) for the Forewind consortium has provided data which shows the technology has advanced to the stage where it can be used in future as an alternative to meteorological masts for wind data collection. The Dogger Bank projects being developed by the Forewind consortium will have a capacity of 4.8 GW and,…

DNV GL signs framework deal demonstrating IEC compliance of ZephIR 300 wind lidar

EWEA 2015 – Paris, France “DNV GL has been at the forefront of assessing Lidar technology and other Remote Sensors. The objective of this framework agreement with ZephIR is to further advance the standardized adoption of wind remote sensing technology in the wind industry.” – Detlef Stein, Global Head of Practice Resource Measurements at DNV GL. Ian Locker, ZephIR (left) signing framework with Detlef Stein, DNV GL (right) at EWEA 2015, Paris this week. DNV GL, the world’s largest resource…

EDF adopt ZephIR wind lidar technology to optimise wind farm performance

Scotland, UK — EDF Energy Renewables, one of the foremost UK renewable development companies, has successfully deployed wind lidar technology provided by UK firm ZephIR Lidar, to optimise site performance at the 144 MW Fallago Rig Wind Farm in Scotland. The lidar, a ZephIR DM capable of wind measurements in advance of the turbine, was deployed by EDF ER Asset Management and O&M teams in less than 8 hours and was fully operational in just minutes measuring wind data out…

New offshore wind lidar launched – ZephIR 300M (for Marine!)

Ledbury, UK — Wind lidar technology innovation company ZephIR Lidar is proud to announce the release of a fully-marinised wind lidar – ZephIR 300M – for the offshore wind and meteorological industries, founded on the company’s successful and finance-approved remote wind measurement device, ZephIR 300. ZephIR is the single most experienced lidar operating offshore with extensive global offshore deployments across a 10 year track record including: the world’s first wind lidar to be used on a fixed platform; the world’s…

Infinis chooses ZephIR Lidar to optimise operational site performance

Scotland, UK — Infinis, one of the UK’s leading renewable power generators, has today announced the adoption of wind lidars from ZephIR Lidar as an alternative to traditional met masts to be deployed on a number of new sites within Infinis’ growing wind energy portfolio. Following a competitive tendering process from many of the industry’s remote sensing companies, ZephIR Lidar has been selected by Infinis. Scott Mackenzie, Head of Wind Operations, Infinis, stated: “Infinis continues to innovate and improve the…

Leading renewable energy company RES signs framework agreement with ZephIR Lidar

… and becomes service partner for ZephIR 300 and ZephIR DM wind lidars. Scotland, UK — 10 September 2015— RES (Renewable Energy Systems), one of the industry leaders in the application and operations of Remote Sensing Devices is now a preferred rental and service partner with ZephIR Lidar. RES has extensive experience and training in the use of ZephIR Lidar systems, and currently own and operate a fleet of ground-based ZephIR 300 and turbine-mounted ZephIR DM units. RES Commercial Manager, Simon…

European Funding brings ZephIR 300 wind lidar to Malta

The University of Malta has successfully brought wind lidar technology to the country, with funding from an EU Project. The industry’s single most validated wind lidar, ZephIR 300, will be utilised by the University to assist with Degree program course delivery and further research within the academic communities based at the University. Figure 1: ZephIR 300 installed with University of Malta, in Malta Furthermore, the high-resolution 50Hz wind data will aid in the prospecting of coastal wind resources. The University…

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