Highly accurate, bankable, cost-effective solutions for ensuring project success during prospecting, construction, and commissioning.
Anchored by the legendary WindCube lidar suite, Vaisala’s wind development technologies are highly versatile, cost-effective over long service lives, and trusted around the world.
Vaisala solutions are ideal for standalone measurement campaigns, as well as for addressing measurement gaps and uncertainty left by legacy met masts and wind modeling. Similarly, our fully integrated data services provide the rich history, forecasting, and background insights leaders need to act decisively, protect valuable assets and personnel, and ensure project success.
Key benefits in wind development include:
Wind developers face consistent pressures to prove a projects viability and bankability, which is one more reason why they turn to Vaisala — the recognized leader in this industry and others. Our lidars and related solutions have been exhaustively tested, accepted by all relevant international standards and guidelines, and proven over hundreds of deployments worldwide.
WindCube lidar provides a complete profile of the wind, reducing the need for extrapolation and other error-inducing factors, and unlike met masts, compact lidar units can be deployed quickly (without long permitting delays) and easily moved or repurposed for further measurement campaigns.
The wind industry is expanding into more complex terrain as land in simpler terrain becomes less available.
Since wind flow isn’t uniform in complex terrain, modeling technologies ensure the data is accurate, reliable and bankable. Our WindCube Complex Terrain Ready offering gives you precise data in all types of complex terrain.
This detailed ebook explains how lidar works, why it is such a valuable tool for wind energy, and why WindCube® is the most trusted lidar solution out there.
Wind resource assessment is a crucial, pressure-filled stage. Go beyond legacy technologies to capture the reliable, accurate data you need.
Make offshore wind farms not only technically feasible, but financially sound with single-source solutions for almost any need in offshore development and operations.
From Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIV) to ongoing maintenance and helideck needs, environmental monitoring and weather nowcasting are changing wind energy.
Discover the remarkable science and business outcomes of the industry's gold standard wind lidar.
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.
Software providing full fleet visibility and management for WindCube, and IEC-compliant PPT for WindCube Nacelle.
Access to long-term historical wind and solar data in a variety of forms to drive decisions, create valuable comparisons reports, and analyze output year over year.
Lightning data-as-a-service with unmatched detection efficiency and location accuracy for storm monitoring in even the most remote locations, anywhere in the world.
Detect more real-time lightning events than any other network with unrivaled location accuracy and detection efficiency that covers the entire continental U.S.
Quick and easy access to Vaisala's high-quality, accurate historical lightning data through an API or an easy-to-use web interface. This enables robust, data-driven safety and planning practices, as well as advanced risk assessments and incident reporting.
Explore the innovative WindCube enhancements for wind energy.
Discover an unparalleled solution for increasing coverage, accuracy, and efficiency in offshore campaigns
Explore 5 important ways lidar is changing the wind energy industry.
Explore how our unique, patent-pending method enables the lowest measurement uncertainty.
Wind farms are expanding — especially offshore into deeper waters. The weather is harsh and less predictable farther from shore, risking safety and operational efficiency. Delays and repairs can easily cost millions.
Lidar in wind energy is already widely used in all phases of a wind project. But what are some new, emerging use cases for lidar? Watch to learn more.
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.
A real-world performance study for wind energy development
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.