Wind measurement campaign completed at Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site using innovative floating LiDAR

FLiDAR have completed the onsite wind measurements at the Neart Na Gaoithe offshore wind farm being developed by Mainstream Renewable Power.

Neart Na Gaoithe, a 448MW wind farm located in the North Sea off the East coast of Scotland, has recently been awarded a Contract for Difference (CfD) by the UK government.

FLiDARThe FLiDAR floating LiDAR buoy (pictured) provided on-site wind measurements and resulted in a considerable development time and cost saving compared to a traditional meteorological mast.

The unit is now decommissioned and undergoing post validation at the ORE Catapult offshore met mast.

Reinhardt Stevens, General Manager of FLiDAR said: “We are delighted to have delivered high availability and accurate wind data in such a short time to our client and congratulate Mainstream Renewable Power on being awarded the CfD.”

David Sweenie, Project Manager of Neart na Gaoithe said: “Mainstream recognised the innovative approach of FLiDAR from an early stage, bringing accurate wind data at low cost in a short delivery window. The data provided by FLiDAR has contributed to the great successes of Neart na Gaoithe so far. “

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