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Title: Taking advantage of modern turbines

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:
Report Number(s):
NREL/JA-5000-71268
Journal ID: ISSN 2058-7546
Grant/Contract Number:
AC36-08GO28308
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
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)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; wind energy; resource assessment; siting; turbine technology
OSTI Identifier:
1440734