August 4,, 2022
The National Wind Institute at Texas Tech University (TTU) has decommissioned its custom X-band radar system in preparation for deployment to Oklahoma for the DOE AWAKEN project this fall.
December 6, 2021
The next deployment of the world's only commercial Dual-Doppler Radar System to serve the wind energy community is now operational in Tawian and will provide unique insights of potential typhoon impacts on offshore wind turbines as well as detailed characterization of the wind flow within and surrounding the Formosa offshore wind farm.
January 30, 2021
SmartWind founders and Texas Tech University receive $2.6M from DOE to complete and deploy a dual-Doppler radar system geared towards providing the American Wake Experiment (AWAKEN) with wind turbine and wind plant wake and complex flows measurements.
June 7, 2017
Initial results and findings from the Project BEACon measurement campaign at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm were presented at the 2017 Offshore Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition in London, UK.
February 21, 2017
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.
January 9, 2017
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.
September 21, 2016
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.
August 11, 2016
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.
July 15, 2016
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.
April 1, 2015
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.
March 11, 2015
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.
February 19, 2015
DONG Energy has chosen SmartWind Technologies for the supply of a game-changing dual-Doppler radar system for offshore wind measurement for Project BEACon.
November 21, 2014
November 5, 2014
Research conducted at Texas Tech University by the SmartWind founders has been showcased in the trade magazine North American WindPower.
September 5, 2014