Campbell Scientific Selects ZephIR Wind Lidar Technology for US Wind Market

Campbell Scientific Inc. (CSI), with more than 35 years of world-class measurement equipment experience, has today announced the selection of wind lidar system ZephIR 300 as the company’s remote sensing solution for providing the US wind energy market with accurate wind data across all stages of a wind farm development project.

ZephIR 300, provided by Zephir Ltd., a subsidiary of renewable energy group Natural Power, has demonstrated high quality measurements across many hundreds of deployments in a range of scenarios and environments enabling CSI to bring the product to their portfolio of quality solutions. CSI shall now partner with Zephir Ltd. to act as an Authorised Distributor for the ZephIR 300 system in North America.

Since 1974 Campbell Scientific Inc. has created a substantial heritage of introducing new data acquisition systems and the company is committed to satisfying the instrumentation needs of customers, especially those who are working to advance science and technology for the benefit of humankind. Campbell Scientific data acquisition systems are used worldwide in the wind energy industry and are known for their versatility, precision, and dependability – even in harsh, remote environments. As measurement technologies continue to evolve and progress, CSI has chosen to offer the ZephIR 300 Lidar as its remote sensing solution for wind energy applications.

On the announcement, Paul Campbell, President and CEO of Campbell Scientific Inc. commented: “For some time we have been watching this very interesting and complex space of remote sensing systems for a booming wind development market. For us, ZephIR 300 is a high quality lidar system and one that we are proud to have represented by CSI. We will work closely with Zephir Ltd. to bring this exceptional device to our US customer base.”

Ian Locker, MD of the ZephIR business within Natural Power welcomed the announcement: “Working with Campbell Scientific Inc. is an absolute pleasure. CSI is one of the most recognised brands in the US for quality data measurement systems and is a very natural fit for ZephIR 300. Together we will meet the clear customer requirements for a high quality lidar in the US, with extensive field engineering support to exceed service expectations.”


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