Due to progress in the adoption of green energy and a move to reduce CO2 emissions, offshore wind power has become more important in recent years. For offshore wind power facilities to be built, stringent criteria such as wind and waves are required for determining feasibility. Meteorological data with higher accuracy are movie review therefore required.
Given this situation, Weathernews developed ANEMOI, a new service for offshore wind power businesses and construction companies that is designed to provide wind and wave forecasts as well as information on meteorological risks, such as lightning strikes and typhoons. With the aid of this service, wave, wind, and other offshore forecasts can be provided using the highest resolution 1km mesh available in the industry, and users can also receive information and alerts about meteorological risks that impact offshore work, such as lightning strikes and typhoons.
Furthermore, forecasting accuracy can be enhanced by reflecting the data from observation devices that businesses install around their power plants. A few days to approximately 14 days ahead, businesses will be able to use wind and wave forecasts to formulate work plans and determine the ability to work on a specific day.
Ørsted, the world’s offshore wind leader, embraced the use of ANEMOI in March 2022 at its construction site off the shores of Taiwan as a pilot and has decided to use ANEMOI to assist for its construction, maintenance, and other offshore work related to offshore wind power facilities on Greater Changhua 1 & 2a Offshore Wind Farms, given that the service was rated high in forecast accuracy demonstrations held in other parts of Asia.