Wind farm layout optimization with special attention on noise radiation

Jiufa Cao, Weijun Zhu*, Wenzhong Shen, Zhenye Sun

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This work presents a new wind farm layout design methodology that calculates the noise radiation using an advanced sound propagation model. Firstly, the wake velocity in wind farm is calculated via an improved engineering wake model. Then, the aero-acoustic noise source of wind turbine is obtained using the BPM method. To simulate the noise level at far field, the basis of propagation model is built on the parabolic wave equation (PE) method. The cost of energy for wind farm is assessed via an engineering model. Finally, based on the genetic algorithm (GA) optimization method, and taking the noise radiation level into account, a new wind farm layout design methodology is developed to solve a trade-off between cost and noise for wind farm.
Original languageEnglish
Article number042022
Book seriesJournal of Physics: Conference Series
Issue number4
Number of pages9
Publication statusPublished - 2020
EventTORQUE 2020 - Online event, Netherlands
Duration: 28 Sep 20202 Oct 2020


ConferenceTORQUE 2020
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