Since 2012 the 12 countries and around 300 participants in IEA Wind Task 32 from industry and academia have been working on getting lidar into everyday use for wind energy applications. We’ve helped make lidar a mainstream product by sharing experience, writing best practices, contributing to standards, and bringing people together. Find out more about what we’ve achieved recently and what’s still left to be done, particularly in the world of research, in our new open-access paper at