The Windscanner is the first-ever remote sensing-based, portable, three-dimensional wind vector measuring system

designed to serve the European wind energy research community and the growing wind industry in Europe.


Laser show at Rödeserberg

During the period between the end of June and mid August 2014 a unique measurement campaign with a multi lidar system, which consisted of six long-range WindScanners coordinated by the master computer, took place at Rödeserberg in vicinity of Kassel, Germany.

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Short-range windscanner Demonstration Course

On 4-5 September 2014 an on-campus  Demonstration Course of the Short-Range (Danish node)  wind field measurement technology was held at DTU Wind Energy in Denmark.


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On 17 June 2014 a meeting will be held at DTU in Lyngby, Denmark. Important items to be discussed are SMART deliverables, a pilot experiment in Kassel to be conducted on 10-11 July, access to data, training & exchange concepts as well as outline of the business model.

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Steering Committee meeting in Roskilde, Denmark

On 16-17 December 2013 a Steering Committee meeting was held at DTU Wind Energy, Risø Campus, in Roskilde, Denmark. All partners in the ESFRI PP Project were represented.

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On 22 April 2013 a meeting was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, hosted by ECN.

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Kick-off meeting

On 25th-26th October 2012 a Kick-off meeting for the ESFRI WindScanner Preparatory Phase project was held at DTU Wind Energy in Roskilde, Denmark.

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Location of partners

The consortium and participants

The partners in the Preparatory Phase project are: DTU Wind Energy (Denmark), Fraunhofer IWES (Germany), ECN (the Netherlands), ForWind (Germany), CENER (Spain), SINTEF (Norway), LNEG (Portugal), University of Porto (Portugal), CRES (Greece) and IPU (Denmark). The project will be coordinated by DTU Wind Energy as hub.