|There is a known strong inhomogeneity of wind in areas of complex terrain which may cause some discrepancies between volume-based Lidar measurements and point-based measurements from standard anemometers. However, there are many benefits of Lidar over met masts used in complex terrain, for example site access. The ZephIR 300 wind Lidar gathers an unparalleled level of wind information effectively using 50 beams to gather data every second. This allows for a rigorous CFD conversion to be undertaken rather than just relying on a few beams to gather wind data in such a complicated flow environment.
Applying CFD correction to data from a Lidar in complex terrain improves the correlation between wind speed measurements from the Lidar and a mast. A comprehensive White Paper has been presented at a number of leading wind energy events and demonstrated the effectiveness of CFD correction in complex and extremely complex terrain (ask for it). Get accurate and traceable results by converting your Lidar data thanks to the CFD software – Meteodyn WT – a ‘White Box’ solution to operating Lidar in complex terrain.
As part of our partnership with ZephIR Lidar, your first study is free to test the benefit of using Meteodyn WT.
You only need to fill in a few details below to receive your results within three working days:
Note: only works for Zephir Lidar with a 30° half-cone scanning angle
Post conversion of Lidar data on complex terrains
Wind Europe Summit 2016
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