Measuring buoy marks the wind of change

Knight, Helen
January 2005
Engineer (00137758);1/28/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7667, p12
Reports that a buoy-mounted wind measurement system called SeaZephIR to locate the best sites for offshore wind farms developed by a consortium including Qinetiq and Npower Renewables in Norway. Foundation of the system based on light detection and ranging technology; Details of the operational function of the device; Revelation on the system test conducted on land but has not yet been proven in an offshore environment.


Related Articles

  • Turbines can be built 350m from homes.  // Utility Week;4/19/2013, p6 

    The article reports on the decision of RWE Npower Renewables, an energy company, to take Milton Keynes Council in England to court after it attempted to impose a sliding scale of distance requirements according to turbine height.

  • Npower has 'strong case' for windfarm.  // Utility Week;5/11/2012, p4 

    The article reports that RWE Npower Renewables is confident that it has a strong case for its proposed 93-megawatt (MW) Allt Duine windfarm near the Cairngorms in Scotland.

  • IN BRIEF.  // Planning (14672073);3/26/2012, Issue 1930, p14 

    The article offers world news briefs related to planning in 2012 including the decline of the annual housing starts in Scotland, the chance for the RWE Npower Renewables to secure permission for the wind farm and the release of a revised strategy to guide development in Northern Ireland.

  • New owner for Bristol Channel wind project.  // Utility Week;9/19/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 18, p31 

    This article reports that Npower Renewables has taken over a scheme to build an offshore windfarm in the outer Bristol Channel in England. Npower Renewables will now oversee the Atlantic Array scheme, a 1,500-megawatt project earmarked for a site between north Devon, England and south Wales....

  • Untitled.  // Utility Week;4/15/2005, Vol. 23 Issue 12, p4 

    Reports on the impact of the withdrawal of an offer of land by landowner Saint Paul's Cathedral on the plans of Npower Renewables to establish a windfarm near the Bradwell nuclear plant on the Essex coast in England.

  • MORE OFFSHORE WIND FARMS APPROVED.  // ENDS (Environmental Data Services);Dec2008, Issue 407, p16 

    The article reports that a 750-megawatt wind farm Gwynt y Mor will be built by Npower Renewables off the North Wales coast. The project was approved by the Department of Energy and Climate Change of Great Britain in December 2008 under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989. Construction of the...

  • Wind scheme under attack.  // Planning (14672073);9/11/2009, Issue 1835, p2 

    The article reports on the issue concerning the effect of wind farm developed by RWE Npower Renewables to red kites in Swansea, Wales. It indicates that the campaigners who are against with the said wind scheme reacted after hearing the statement of RWE about the risk of red kites in turbine...

  • Untitled.  // Utility Week;11/7/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 25, p18 

    The article reports that Scottish and Southern Energy (SSE) has sold a half share in one of Great Britain's largest planned offshore windfarms, Greater Gabbard, to Npower Renewables. Npower is reimbursing 50% of development costs. SSE will operate the project, due to be completed in 2011. The...

  • Energy Bill brings in price guarantee.  // Planning (14672073);12/14/2012, Issue 1949, p10 

    The article offers news briefs related to energy industry in Great Britain as of December 2012. Investors in low-carbon energy projects to be offered compensation if the market price of electricity drops below a price set by the government. A court case against an energy company RWE Npower...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics