By Michelle Froese Vestas‘ InteliLight, its active aviation light-management solution for wind turbines, has demonstrated performance to FAA standards and is officially ready for use in the U.S. The approval follows authority approval in Canada, Finland, Germany, Norway, and Sweden.
Vestas’ InteliLight combines aircraft-detection and aviation light control to provide aviation safety at wind farms.
Using radars with a minimum range of eight kilometers, InteliLight is an expanded product solution replacing OCAS that scans a wind farm’s surrounding areas. If an approaching airplane is detected, its distance, speed, and heading are tracked and aviation lights are activated only when needed.
If activated, the lights are switched
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