Wind Atlas for South Africa (Phase 1)

Project Details


Capacity development and research cooperation through development of wind resource mapping for the Western Cape and areas of Northern and Eastern Cape.
Phase 2 of the project starts in 2014.
Effective start/end date01/11/200831/03/2014

Research Output

  • 1 Report
  • 1 Article in proceedings
  • 1 Journal article
  • 1 Sound/Visual production (digital)

Mesoscale modeling for the Wind Atlas of South Africa (WASA) project

Hahmann, A. N., Lennard, C., Badger, J., Vincent, C. L., Kelly, M. C., Volker, P. J. H., Argent, B. & Refslund, J., 2015, DTU Wind Energy. 79 p. (DTU Wind Energy E; No. 0050 (updated)).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access

Application of the spectral correction method to reanalysis data in South Africa

Larsén, X. G. & Kruger, A. C., 2014, In : Journal of Wind Engineering & Industrial Aerodynamics. 133, p. 110-122

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Large-scale, high-resolution wind resource mapping for wind farm planning and development in South Africa

Mortensen, N. G., Badger, J., Hansen, J. C., Mabille, E. & Spamer, Y., 2014, Proceedings of EWEA 2014. European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingArticle in proceedingsResearchpeer-review