Published: 31 October 2012 31 October 2012
Oldbaum Services have been selected to provide the LiDAR (Light Detecting And Ranging) instrumentation solution for the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) wake measurements campaign.
Hosted and managed by E.On Climate & Renewables on behalf of the Carbon Trust and Offshore Wind Accelerator Partners, this project represents an effort to fully understand the complex issue of offshore wakes and their impact on wind park yield. The Offshore Wind Accelerator Wakes Measurement Campaign being carried out on E.ON’s Rødsand II site. For this project Oldbaum teamed up with Leosphere and Avent Lidar Technology to provide 2 Scanning LiDAR stations (WINDCUBE 200S from LEOSPHERE) and 4 Nacelle LiDAR systems (2Fore and 2Aft looking WIND IRIS from Avent). The LiDAR systems are currently undergoing pre--?deployment certification according to industry best practice, and will be installed and operational before year end.