A second US Patent (Number 9,575,177) was issued in February 2017 to Texas Tech University and the co-Founders of SmartWind Technologies for IP related to SmartWind's products, processes and techniques. Additional international patent applications are pending.
The first US Patent (Number 9,519,056) was issued in December 2016 to Texas Tech University and the co-Founders of SmartWind Technologies for IP related to SmartWind's products, processes and techniques. Additional domestic and international patent applications are pending.
DONG Energy and SmartWind Technologies have installed an advanced radar system collecting three-dimensional data on the wind flow in the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm off England’s east coast. The project, the first of its kind in the world, represents a paradigm shift in wind measurements. [http://www.dongenergy.com/en/media/newsroom/news/articles/first-data-BEACon-radar]
Dual-Doppler synthesized wind fields collected and analyzed by SmartWind Technologies are being used to develop the next generation of wind plant optimization control strategies, as highlighted by Envision Energy in Windpower Engineering and Development.
The deployment of a DOE funded next generation Doppler radar system at Texas Tech University customized for wind energy applications is featured in the trade magazine North American Windpower.
Implementation of the SmartWind Technologies, LLC specialized dual-Doppler radar technology at the Westermost Rough wind project is showcased in the April 2015 issue of Recharge News.
The Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator is supporting DONG Energy and SmartWind Technologies with Project BEACon, providing backing and a wider experience to the project. [http://renews.biz/85513/carbon-trust-backs-dong-radar-trial]
DONG Energy has chosen SmartWind Technologies for the supply of a game-changing dual-Doppler radar system for offshore wind measurement for Project BEACon.
Texas Tech University announces an exclusive license agreement with SmartWind Technologies for IP developed at the university by the SmartWind founders.
Research conducted at Texas Tech University by the SmartWind founders has been showcased in the trade magazine North American WindPower.
SmartWind founders and Texas Tech University receive $1.4M DOE grant to build the next generation of Doppler radar technology custom designed for wind energy applications.