in News Departments > Projects & Contracts
print the content item

Catch the Wind Ltd., the Manassas, Va.-based developer and manufacturer of the Vindicator laser wind sensor (LWS), Va., has signed a research and development agreement with wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa.

The two companies have mutually agreed to determine the feasibility of using a Vindicator LWS unit mounted on an operating Gamesa G8X 2 MW wind turbine for performing forward wind measurement functionalities.

"In the Gamesa technology development, our mission is to evaluate any potential emerging technology that could be of interest," says a Gamesa technology spokesman. "In this case, we will determine the extent to which these leading-edge measuring devices can help our turbines to produce more and in better conditions."

The project will take place on a commercial wind farm located in the U.S., which is still to be determined.

SOURCE: Catch the Wind Ltd.

Mortenson Construction_id2024

Trachte Inc._id1770
Latest Top Stories

Wind Energy Dominates New U.S. Power In October

Data from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission shows that wind power accounted for over two-thirds of the country's new electricity generating capacity in last month.


Are Fitch Ratings' Claims About Wind Farm Underperformance Unfounded?

A recent report from Fitch Ratings suggests that wind farms underperform due to an overestimation of wind resources, but AWS Truepower says the analysis misses the mark.


SunEdison Buying First Wind In $2.4 Billion Deal

Global solar company SunEdison and its yeildco have announced an agreement to buy the Boston-based developer, a major player in the U.S. wind industry.


U.S., China Reach Ambitious Climate Change Accord

The agreement between the global superpowers leans heavily on the deployment of renewable energy, such as wind and solar.


What The Midterm Elections Mean For The U.S. Wind Industry

Both chambers of Congress are now under Republican control for the first time since 2006. How will wind energy fare?

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Renewable NRG_id1934