Tag Archives: R&D

A wind tunnel designed for the needs of the wind industry

Cornelia von Zengen/ October 30, 2018/ General, Wind Tunnel Services

Ten years ago, the first wind tunnel specifically designed for the needs of the wind industry was inaugurated in Bremerhaven. Get insight into ten years of wind tunnel history from our head of aeroacoustic wind tunnel testing, Nicholas Balaresque. Like many things in the early years of wind energy, the first rotor blade designs for wind turbines were adapted from

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LiDAR Wind Measurement: Benefits of Vector Averaging

Cornelia von Zengen/ September 18, 2018/ Publication, Site Assessment

Learn how WindGuard stumbled upon a surprising effect some remote sensing devices show when it comes to measuring wind speed in turbulent wind flow and how a different approach to evaluating LiDAR data can help to decrease uncertainty in your wind measurement campaign.