Oldbaum Services, one of the world’s leading wind consultancies, has announced that it has deployed two 3D WINDCUBE 400S Scanning LiDARs as part of the wind resource assessment campaigns the company is currently conducting at two French offshore wind sites. It is the first time that such long range scanning systems have been deployed for operational campaigns, after having successfully completed third party validation tests with DTU and DNV GL. Oldbaum’s work will contribute significantly to making best use of the wind resource available at both locations to reduce the costs associated with offshore wind development.

“Oldbaum Services is at the forefront of the wind sector in reducing the cost of energy by combining our industry-leading skills and experience in wind resource assessment, with innovative products such as Leosphere’s scanning LiDAR. Oldbaum Services and Leosphere have been working together as solid partners for many years, and Oldbaum Services has an excellent track record of utilising Leosphere’s Lidar Instrumentation to deliver successful wind energy projects all over Europe,” explained Oldbaum’s Technical Director Andy Oldroyd.

Leosphere’s CEO Alexandre Sauvage added: “This deployment for one of France’s major wind power project is a further proof of our system’s performance for offshore wind applications that our long-standing partner Old