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Title: Taking advantage of modern turbines

Abstract

Here, wind facilities have generally deployed turbines of the same power and height in regular uniform arrays. Now, the modern generation of turbines, with customer-selectable tower heights and larger rotors, can significantly increase wind energy's economic potential using less land to generate cheaper electricity.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Denver, CO (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
OSTI Identifier:
1440734
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-5000-71268
Journal ID: ISSN 2058-7546
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Nature Energy
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 3; Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 2058-7546
Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; wind energy; resource assessment; siting; turbine technology

Citation Formats

Thresher, Robert. Taking advantage of modern turbines. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1038/s41560-018-0168-2.
Thresher, Robert. Taking advantage of modern turbines. United States. doi:10.1038/s41560-018-0168-2.
Thresher, Robert. Mon . "Taking advantage of modern turbines". United States. doi:10.1038/s41560-018-0168-2. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1440734.
@article{osti_1440734,
title = {Taking advantage of modern turbines},
author = {Thresher, Robert},
abstractNote = {Here, wind facilities have generally deployed turbines of the same power and height in regular uniform arrays. Now, the modern generation of turbines, with customer-selectable tower heights and larger rotors, can significantly increase wind energy's economic potential using less land to generate cheaper electricity.},
doi = {10.1038/s41560-018-0168-2},
journal = {Nature Energy},
number = 6,
volume = 3,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {5}
}

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Fig. 1 Fig. 1: A complex wind farm layout in Lowville, New York. The complex layout leads to low disruption of other land use activities.

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