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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. 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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…

 

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…

Ammonit delivers fleet of wind lidars to Central European wind energy market

Berlin, Germany – Ammonit Measurements GmbH has successfully delivered a batch of ZephIR 300 wind lidars to clients across Central Europe for wind measurements in a range of onshore wind energy applications. The clients represent some of the leading development and consulting parties in the region including AL-PRO GmbH, ENOVA Energiesysteme GmbH, GEO-NET Umweltconsulting GmbH and Nadeva Wind GmbH. All systems are now deployed and operating at the high levels of performance as expected from ZephIR 300, delivering remote wind…

Consultancy demonstrates wind lidar accuracy in wind farm complex terrain, set to phase out masts

Scotland, UK — Leading independent renewable energy consultancy Natural Power has released a ground-breaking study to be presented at EWEA Wind Resource Assessment workshop, Helsinki, that will support the replacement of traditional met masts on sites featuring complex terrain, with a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) converted lidar campaign with ZephIR 300. Companies developing wind farms in sites featuring complex terrain often encounter difficulties deploying older measurement technologies such as met masts due to siting restrictions, access and ground conditions. Remote…

EOLOS floating buoy featuring ZephIR 300 wind lidar scoops innovation award

Budapest — EOLOS LiDAR, one of KIC InnoEnergy’s start-up projects, has won the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT) Innovators Award at the InnovEIT conference being held in Budapest in recognition of the product’s potential to have a significant societal and economic impact. Rajai Aghabi, Founder of EOLOS Floating Lidar Solutions, says: “We are very pleased that EOLOS has been recognised by these awards for being the best in innovation to advancing sustainable growth and competitiveness in the field…

World-first and new standard achieved in floating lidar as AXYS selects ZephIR 300

BC, Canada— 21 April 2015— AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) has achieved a world-first that is likely to become the new standard in floating lidar devices by deploying a dual ZephIR 300 arrangement on the leading WindSentinel buoy. The WindSentinel ‘floating laboratory’ delivers a customized full suite of meteorological and metocean data, in addition to the wind speed & direction data used for resource assessment, to better inform the development of offshore wind farms. Above: Terry Tarle, President & CEO of…

270 MW Lincs Offshore Wind Farm gets boost with ZephIR Lidar

Offshore, UK — ZephIR Lidar is pleased to announce that it has installed a turbine-mounted ZephIR DM wind lidar on the 270 MW Lincs Offshore Wind Farm. Located five miles off the Skegness coast, Lincs Wind Farm is a joint venture between Centrica Energy, Siemens Project Ventures and DONG Energy. It is anticipated that the installation of the lidar unit will help to identify opportunities where a possible improvement to production from the installed 75 Siemens 3.6 MW wind turbine generators…

Cornell University deploys dual ZephIR 300 wind lidars for more accurate turbulence study for wind turbines

Ithaca, NY— A pair of continuous wave ZephIR 300 wind lidars have been acquired by leading private institution of higher learning, Cornell University. Professor Rebecca Barthelmie, Croll Fellow, directs the Wind Energy Research Lab at Cornell University, and is a previous winner of the Scientific Award from the European Wind Energy Academy for ‘her extraordinary efforts and achievements in the field of wind energy research’. The Lab took possession of two new ZephIR 300 lidars which are specialist equipment for…

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