Lidar is creating new opportunities for proactively improving energy capture and system reliability. Wind energy as we know it is evolving.
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.
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.
Provides full, 360° wind awareness for a wide variety of applications – providing unmatched versatility and value over time.
Provides accurate 3D wind mapping and wake analysis at any stage of your project.
Learn from experts how scanning lidar works, unique benefits, and applications.
See how scanning lidar can make certainty your most valuable resource.
Advances in bankability, data quality, and flexibility.
Modern lidar solutions for offshore wind energy projects.
How Centrale Nantes uses WindCube® Scan lidar to research and optimize floating wind turbines offshore.
A global wind and solar developer uses WindCube lidars to explore new territory and improve financial outcomes.
A Dutch wind farm developer achieves better financing with WindCube lidar assessment.
A wind farm owner identifies and fixes performance degradation with WindCube nacelle-mounted lidar.