Flow and wakes in large wind farms: Final report for UpWind WP8

Rebecca Jane Barthelmie, Sten Tronæs Frandsen, Ole Rathmann, Kurt Schaldemose Hansen, E. Politis, J. Prospathopoulos, J.G. Schepers, K. Rados, D. Cabezon, W. Schlez, A. Neubert, M. Heath

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This report summarises the research undertaken through the European Commission funded project UpWind Wp8:Flow. Theobjective of the work was to develop understanding of flow in large wind farms and to evaluate models of power losses due to windturbine wakes focusing on complex terrain and offshore. A crosscuttinga ctivity was to improve and compare the performance of computational fluid dynamics models with wind farm models.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationRoskilde
PublisherDanmarks Tekniske Universitet, Risø Nationallaboratoriet for Bæredygtig Energi
Number of pages255
ISBN (Print)978-87-550-3878-3
Publication statusPublished - 2011
SeriesDenmark. Forskningscenter Risoe. Risoe-R


  • Wind power meteorology
  • Risø-R-1765
  • Risø-R-1765(EN)

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