Vaisala Expands Presence in Wind Energy through Acquisition of Second Wind Systems

Vaisala, a global leader in atmospheric observation, announces the acquisition of Second Wind Systems Inc. Second Wind is a global leader in remote sensing technology and data services for the wind energy industry. The two companies’ combined expertise will bring an integrated suite of wind measurement solutions to customers around the globe.

“The acquisition of Second Wind fits well our strategic goal to expand Vaisala’s presence in the renewable energy markets. The combination of the two companies brings unique and comprehensive measurement solutions that are needed to help take the industry to the next level of optimizing and integrating wind energy,” says Richard Pyle, Director of New Weather Markets customer group.

Second Wind specializes in advanced wind resource assessment technologies. The company’s technology, including the Triton