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Title: Budget Period 2 Summary Report Part 2: Hywind Maine Project

Abstract

This project was performed under the Work for Others—Funds in Agreement FIA-14-1793 between Statoil and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, manager and operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). To support the development of a 6-MW spar-mounted offshore wind turbine, Statoil funded NREL to perform tasks in the following three categories: 1. Design and analysis 2. Wake modeling 3. Concept resource assessment. This study expands upon the work conducted in Budget Period 1 (BP1) to investigate the influence of the wake generated from an upstream turbine on a downstream turbine using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) high-fidelity modeling tool. Simulator fOr Wind Farms Application (SOWFA) [1] is an NREL high fidelity modeling tool that couples OpenFOAM [2] CFD and NREL’s Aero-Elastic code Fatigue, Aerodynamics, Structures, and Turbulence (FAST)[3]. In BP1 the configuration was based on Hywind-3MW at 140 m water depth in the Gulf of Maine; however this study for Budget Period 2 (BP2) the configuration investigated is based on Hywind-6MW at 220 m water depth off the coast of Boston. The objectives were to perform two-turbines One-Way Coupling (OWC), three-turbines Two-Way Coupling (TWC), and to investigate wind power plant optimization.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Statoil Wind US LLC
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1247165
Report Number(s):
DOE-SWUS-05988-2nd product
DOE Contract Number:  
EE0005988
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS

Citation Formats

Driscoll, Frederick, Platt, Andrew, and Sirnivas, Senu. Budget Period 2 Summary Report Part 2: Hywind Maine Project. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.2172/1247165.
Driscoll, Frederick, Platt, Andrew, & Sirnivas, Senu. Budget Period 2 Summary Report Part 2: Hywind Maine Project. United States. doi:10.2172/1247165.
Driscoll, Frederick, Platt, Andrew, and Sirnivas, Senu. Sat . "Budget Period 2 Summary Report Part 2: Hywind Maine Project". United States. doi:10.2172/1247165. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1247165.
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title = {Budget Period 2 Summary Report Part 2: Hywind Maine Project},
author = {Driscoll, Frederick and Platt, Andrew and Sirnivas, Senu},
abstractNote = {This project was performed under the Work for Others—Funds in Agreement FIA-14-1793 between Statoil and the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, manager and operator of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). To support the development of a 6-MW spar-mounted offshore wind turbine, Statoil funded NREL to perform tasks in the following three categories: 1. Design and analysis 2. Wake modeling 3. Concept resource assessment. This study expands upon the work conducted in Budget Period 1 (BP1) to investigate the influence of the wake generated from an upstream turbine on a downstream turbine using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) high-fidelity modeling tool. Simulator fOr Wind Farms Application (SOWFA) [1] is an NREL high fidelity modeling tool that couples OpenFOAM [2] CFD and NREL’s Aero-Elastic code Fatigue, Aerodynamics, Structures, and Turbulence (FAST)[3]. In BP1 the configuration was based on Hywind-3MW at 140 m water depth in the Gulf of Maine; however this study for Budget Period 2 (BP2) the configuration investigated is based on Hywind-6MW at 220 m water depth off the coast of Boston. The objectives were to perform two-turbines One-Way Coupling (OWC), three-turbines Two-Way Coupling (TWC), and to investigate wind power plant optimization.},
doi = {10.2172/1247165},
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place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {8}
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