How to choose the best wind-monitoring device for project financing

By Michelle Froese By Alistair MarsdenCommercial Director | Dulas
Choosing the ideal wind-monitoring device for a potential new wind site is critical to project development and success. A deviation in wind-speed data of just 5% from predicted performance, for example, can impact project returns by 5 to 15% — and, ultimately, risk project financing or investment returns. This ZephIR 300 wind LiDAR is capable of measuring wind speeds and additional characteristics from as low as 10m (32 ft.) to as high as 200m (656 ft.).
For years, meteorological (met) masts served as the wind-resource measurement instrument of choice for the wind-power industry. These free-standing towers

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