Wake Studies and Forecasting

Lidar is creating new opportunities for proactively improving energy capture and system reliability. Wind energy as we know it is evolving.

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Lidar's innovations

Thanks to lidar’s versatility, new applications in wake studies and forecasting are emerging. Wake assessment is a key factor in evaluating energy production and optimizing wind farm layouts, and short-term forecasting allows for proactive optimizations at the turbine or wind farm level, ensuring maximum energy capture and protecting turbine structures.


Cover image of Leosphere scanning lidar eBook

Scanning Lidar in Wind Energy: Key Applications and Benefits

This detailed ebook explains the principles and key applications of scanning lidar — and shows why it's becoming the new secret weapon in the quest for certainty.


It's Time to Take Wind Energy Ever Higher

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.