Employing the services of the world’s leading experts in the field of wind measurement and analysis.

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Dublin [WorldofWindEnergy.com]

Obelisk Energy, a leading supplier of high quality renewable energy solutions and maintenance services, and Heidra, an international specialist in met masts and wind measurement, have come together to form Wind Measurement International (WMI) www.windmeasurementinternational.com

The strategic partnership has created a global centre of excellence in the field of met masts and anemometry with the new company employing the services of the world’s leading experts in the field of wind measurement and analysis.

Using high quality state-of-the-art equipment and leading edge wind measurement and modelling techniques, Wind Measurement International offers the renewable sector the most accurate data and predictions on wind resource assessment to ensure the wind energy project is successful.

The company will provide a turnkey solution for wind measurement and analysis from site surveys, installation of met masts, data capture and monitoring to the provision of reports for banks and planning authorities. As an independent supplier WMI will be able to provide unbiased advice on how to maximise returns from your site and has the technical resources and manpower to tackle any size of project from major wind farms to micro generation sites.

Padraig Brady, managing director of Obelisk Energy Group said: “A vital element for any successful wind energy project is an accurate assessment of the wind energy potential at the planning stage. With the introduction of WMI the industry will have unmatched access to world leading experts and technical resources in the field of met mast installation and wind measurement.”

WMI is delighted to have secured the services of Dr Steve Ritchie as technical director. Dr Ritchie is acknowledged as an industry expert in the field of wind measurement and anemometry. He commented: “Measurement of wind speed and other factors is a highly complex area and banks and planning authorities are demanding ever greater degrees of data accuracy. We have assembled a team of specialists and technicians who have unrivalled knowledge in this field and can provide the highest quality data”

The new company has a wealth of experience internationally in met masts and wind measurement. It has offices throughout Ireland, UK, Europe, Australia and South Africa. WMI adheres to the highest health and safety standards and prides itself on its quick deployment and turnaround.

For further information please visit www.windmeasurementinternational.com

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