The WindSentinel™ was designed to assist offshore wind farm developers in determining the available wind resource at potential wind farm sites. It is the world’s first wind resource assessment buoy capable of accurately measuring wind data at heights of conventional offshore wind turbines. Historically, wind farm developers have had to construct permanent offshore meteorological towers or “met masts” that can cost as much as USD$10 million to build. By contrast a basic WindSentinel™ is approximately USD$1 million.
“This buoy solves many of the challenges Developers face when forced to use a met mast offshore,” said Dennis Stacey, Renewable Energy Product Specialist at AXYS, “The WindSentinelTM allows Developers to collect crucial wind resource assessment data more accurately, more quickly and less expensively than every other available option.”
Or – come and see the WindSentinel™ in trial with your own eyes. The trial will be taking place between October 23rd and November 15th. To come and visit AXYS Technologies and the WindSentinel buoy, contact Dennis Stacey to arrange a date and time: firstname.lastname@example.org or +1 (250) 655-5861.