NREL Studies Wind Farm Aerodynamics to Improve Siting (Fact Sheet)

    Research output: NRELFact Sheet


    NREL researchers have used high-tech instruments and high-performance computing to understand atmospheric turbulence and turbine wake behavior in order to improve wind turbine design and siting within wind farms.
    Original languageAmerican English
    Number of pages2
    StatePublished - 2012

    NREL Publication Number

    • NREL/FS-6A42-53609


    • aerodynamics
    • benchmark testing
    • Lillgrund
    • Red Mesa
    • spectrum of clean energy innovations
    • Sweden
    • turbulent inflow
    • wake behavior
    • wake modeling
    • wakes
    • wind farm
    • wind plant performance
    • wind turbine
    • wind turbine fatigue loading


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