Discover the remarkable science and business outcomes of WindCube wind lidars.
At Vaisala, we create a better world by empowering wind energy leaders, decision-makers, and researchers to create transformative change.
Our decisions are driven by data and sound judgment; our dedication to our work is driven by passion and the desire to create a better world. We seek to be the steady champions of this industry, pushing it ever higher to everyone’s benefit.
Our successes are rooted in our long history of scientific and industry contribution, our philosophy of end-to-end partnership, and the comprehensive capabilities of the WindCube® suite, which are the most recognized and trusted lidar solutions in the world.
Trustworthy, superior metrology
WindCube lidars are backed by the best science and metrology, and validated by the most demanding testing and certifications in the industry. They meet the latest and most rigorous international verification standards, including ISO9001, are compliant to the latest IEC standards, and have been recognized and verified by the world’s leading independent certifying bodies and research institutes.
Unrivaled thought leadership
Years of experience, an impressive global client roster, and a plethora of industry breakthroughs demonstrate that WindCube is the iconic gold standard in wind energy.
Our wind lidars have earned their leadership position in wind energy largely because of scientific and R&D contributions that are aggressive, strategic, and unmatched.
WindCube is the industry’s reference lidar, a status earned over more than 15 years of scientific innovation and approximately 5,000 deployments around the globe.
Innovative lidars from a one-stop shop
Customers know Vaisala has the right suite of solutions for their needs in wind energy, taking them ever higher by adding value at each step of the project lifecycle.
We offer single-source, turnkey, complementary solutions for WindCube that are built for the specific challenges of the wind energy industry — providing benefits well beyond data accuracy.
Easy, reliable global solution
We make our clients’ lives easier. Our easy to use, turnkey WindCube product suite enables customers to harness the power of wind energy efficiently and affordably.
Vaisala offers the best warranty in the industry, as well as robust standard and premium service levels. Support extends to ongoing training, including convenient online refreshers through our e-learning platform.
We have invested in a global support infrastructure that is unlike any other lidar provider. With 2 factories and 7 global service centers, we can meet demand, provide quick and correct servicing, and leverage the most sophisticated benches, calibration tools, and related technologies.
WindCube Service Centers
In the ever-changing field of wind energy, certainty is a valuable resource. Contact us to discuss how the WindCube suite's leading accuracy and value can benefit your particular application.
The industry’s most trusted, bankable, and widely-deployed vertical profiling lidar, ideal for today’s increasing rotor sizes and hub heights.
Provides full, 360° wind awareness for a wide variety of applications – providing unmatched versatility and value over time.
WindCube vertical profiling lidar, ruggedized and optimized for buoys and other harsh offshore deployments.
Industry-leading nacelle lidar can be deployed temporarily for operational PPT and optimization, or integrated by manufacturers for feedforward turbine control.
Software providing full fleet visibility and management for WindCube, and IEC-compliant PPT for WindCube Nacelle.
Read more about the remarkable science and business outcomes of WindCube — the industry's gold standard.
How lidar is raising the bar for today's wind measurement campaigns.
Discover the unrivaled thought leadership behind the scientific innovation and superior metrology of WindCube.
Explore the unmatched manufacturing, validation, and certification practices that deliver the superior and trusted metrology of WindCube.
See how the service and support capabilities of WindCube make it an easy, reliable global solution.
Learn about the unique 700m range extension of nacelle lidars for modern offshore wind turbines.
Read about the novel method used to evaluate the induction zone of wind turbine using nacelle-mounted lidar.
Explore reducing lidar sensitivity to atmospheric conditions with Hybrid Wind Field Reconstruction.
The rotor equivalent wind speed is the wind speed corresponding to the kinetic energy flux through the swept rotor area, when accounting for the vertical wind shear.
Study on turbulence measurement using Nacelle-Mounted Lidar.
Pre-campaign tools for use of lidars in Energy Yield Assessment.
Take advantage of the latest research and deepen your understanding of WindCube lidar technology with presentations created by Vaisala scientists and other wind energy experts.
Learn how Dual lidar is a cost-efficient and operational solution for offshore Wind Resource Assessments.
Explore this join-industry project on nacelle-mounted lidar for Power Performance Testing.
Learn how machine learning improvements to WindCube turbulence intensity measurements were applied at five sites in Northern Europe.
Vaisala is ready to talk about your wind project and how we can make it better. Contact us today. We’ll give your project the fresh air it needs.