in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

AXYS Technologies Inc. has deployed one of its WindSentinel Land Stations on a man-made island at the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay in the Mid-Atlantic as part of a project headed by WeatherFlow Inc. Funded by the Virginia Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund, the project is focused on developing a wind monitoring and forecasting system for offshore wind energy.

The Vindicator III LiDAR, packaged in the WindSentinel Land Station, has already been deployed for a field-verification period next to a tall met mast at Stumpy Point, N.C. AXYS says the solution is now deployed on a small island that is part of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge Tunnel complex for a period of up to a year to validate and improve WeatherFlow’s wind forecasting models.

Steve Woll, WeatherFlow’s director of business development, says, “With no measurements currently available in the coastal zone at wind turbine rotor heights, we’re looking forward to using the WindSentinel’s data to better capture the highly variable features of the coastal wind regime.”




Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Utility-Scale Wind And Solar Keep Getting Cheaper

A new study measures the levelized cost of energy from various technologies and suggests that the costs of utility-scale wind and solar power are catching up with those of traditional sources, even without subsidies.


The Song Remains The Same: Ontario Seeks More Science Before Lifting Offshore Ban

The Ontario government says the nearly four-year-old offshore wind moratorium will remain in place until the province fully understands the technology’s impact on the environment.


Why States Should Adopt A Renewable Portfolio Standard

A new study analyzes the potential benefits of state renewable energy mandates, as well as recommends what such policies should include.


Sen. Reid Vows To Bring Wind PTC To A Vote By Year's End

Nevada's senior senator provides some encouragement to wind industry advocates during his annual Clean Energy Summit.


Steadily, Wind Turbine OEMs Resume R&D Investment

An increased commitment to research and development will likely lead to wind energy innovation - not to mention a likely increase in patent-protected technology.

Canwea_id1984
Renewable NRG_id1934
Future Energy_id2008
UnitedEquip_id1995