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Renewable NRG Systems, a designer and manufacturer of resource assessment and wind turbine optimization equipment, has hired Barry Dugan to develop the market and manage the sales of Avent Wind Iris LIDAR systems in North America.

Dugan comes to Renewable NRG Systems from Massachusetts-based advertising agency Soldier Design, where he served as general manager/business director. The nacelle-mounted Wind Iris Lidar is manufactured by Avent Lidar Technology, a joint venture between U.S.-based Renewable NRG Systems and France-based Leosphere. According to the company, Wind Iris uses pulsed LIDAR technology to measure horizontal wind speed and direction at distances of 40 to 400 meters upwind of the turbine.




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