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Wind Energy Science The interactive open-access journal of the European Academy of Wind Energy
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09 Feb 2016
Long-term research challenges in wind energy – a research agenda by the European Academy of Wind Energy
G. A. M. van Kuik, J. Peinke, R. Nijssen, D. Lekou, J. Mann, J. N. Sørensen, C. Ferreira, J. W. van Wingerden, D. Schlipf, P. Gebraad, H. Polinder, A. Abrahamsen, G. J. W. van Bussel, J. D. Sørensen, P. Tavner, C. L. Bottasso, M. Muskulus, D. Matha, H. J. Lindeboom, S. Degraer, O. Kramer, S. Lehnhoff, M. Sonnenschein, P. E. Sørensen, R. W. Künneke, P. E. Morthorst, and K. Skytte
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 1-39, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-1-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-1-2016, 2016 | 8,425 views
08 May 2017
Field test of wake steering at an offshore wind farm
Paul Fleming, Jennifer Annoni, Jigar J. Shah, Linpeng Wang, Shreyas Ananthan, Zhijun Zhang, Kyle Hutchings, Peng Wang, Weiguo Chen, and Lin Chen
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 229-239, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-229-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-229-2017, 2017 | 2,450 views
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13 Sep 2016
Estimating the wake deflection downstream of a wind turbine in different atmospheric stabilities: an LES study
Lukas Vollmer, Gerald Steinfeld, Detlev Heinemann, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 129-141, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-129-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-129-2016, 2016 | 2,372 views
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01 Nov 2016
Wind turbine power production and annual energy production depend on atmospheric stability and turbulence
Clara M. St. Martin, Julie K. Lundquist, Andrew Clifton, Gregory S. Poulos, and Scott J. Schreck
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 221-236, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-221-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-221-2016, 2016 | 1,846 views
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11 Apr 2016
Full-field assessment of wind turbine near-wake deviation in relation to yaw misalignment
Juan José Trujillo, Janna Kristina Seifert, Ines Würth, David Schlipf, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 41-53, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-41-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-41-2016, 2016 | 1,582 views
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24 May 2017
Wind field reconstruction from nacelle-mounted lidar short-range measurements
Antoine Borraccino, David Schlipf, Florian Haizmann, and Rozenn Wagner
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 269-283, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-269-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-269-2017, 2017 | 1,543 views
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20 May 2016
Comparison of OpenFOAM and EllipSys3D for neutral atmospheric flow over complex terrain
Dalibor Cavar, Pierre-Elouan Réthoré, Andreas Bechmann, Niels N. Sørensen, Benjamin Martinez, Frederik Zahle, Jacob Berg, and Mark C. Kelly
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 55-70, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-55-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-55-2016, 2016 | 1,473 views
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30 May 2016
Combined preliminary–detailed design of wind turbines
Pietro Bortolotti, Carlo L. Bottasso, and Alessandro Croce
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 71-88, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-71-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-71-2016, 2016 | 1,449 views
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06 Mar 2018
A control-oriented dynamic wind farm model: WFSim
Sjoerd Boersma, Bart Doekemeijer, Mehdi Vali, Johan Meyers, and Jan-Willem van Wingerden
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 75-95, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-75-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-75-2018, 2018 | 1,408 views
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16 May 2017
An investigation of unsteady 3-D effects on trailing edge flaps
Eva Jost, Annette Fischer, Galih Bangga, Thorsten Lutz, and Ewald Krämer
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 241-256, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-241-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-241-2017, 2017 | 1,395 views
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29 Sep 2016
Basic controller tuning for large offshore wind turbines
Karl O. Merz
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 153-175, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-153-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-153-2016, 2016 | 1,374 views
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12 Jul 2016
Detailed analysis of the blade root flow of a horizontal axis wind turbine
Iván Herráez, Buşra Akay, Gerard J. W. van Bussel, Joachim Peinke, and Bernhard Stoevesandt
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 89-100, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-89-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-89-2016, 2016 | 1,296 views
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13 Mar 2017
Turbulence characterization from a forward-looking nacelle lidar
Alfredo Peña, Jakob Mann, and Nikolay Dimitrov
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 133-152, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-133-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-133-2017, 2017 | 1,283 views
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14 Mar 2018
Friction torque of wind-turbine pitch bearings – comparison of experimental results with available models
Matthias Stammler, Fabian Schwack, Norbert Bader, Andreas Reuter, and Gerhard Poll
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 97-105, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-97-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-97-2018, 2018 | 1,263 views
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10 Mar 2017
Optimization of wind plant layouts using an adjoint approach
Ryan N. King, Katherine Dykes, Peter Graf, and Peter E. Hamlington
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 115-131, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-115-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-115-2017, 2017 | 1,232 views
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10 Feb 2017
An error reduction algorithm to improve lidar turbulence estimates for wind energy
Jennifer F. Newman and Andrew Clifton
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 77-95, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-77-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-77-2017, 2017 | 1,228 views
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23 May 2017
Lidar-based wake tracking for closed-loop wind farm control
Steffen Raach, David Schlipf, and Po Wen Cheng
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 257-267, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-257-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-257-2017, 2017 | 1,224 views
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20 Oct 2016
Periodic stability analysis of wind turbines operating in turbulent wind conditions
Riccardo Riva, Stefano Cacciola, and Carlo Luigi Bottasso
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 177-203, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-177-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-177-2016, 2016 | 1,171 views
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02 Jun 2017
Atmospheric turbulence affects wind turbine nacelle transfer functions
Clara M. St. Martin, Julie K. Lundquist, Andrew Clifton, Gregory S. Poulos, and Scott J. Schreck
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 295-306, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-295-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-295-2017, 2017 | 1,156 views
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24 Aug 2016
Year-to-year correlation, record length, and overconfidence in wind resource assessment
Nicola Bodini, Julie K. Lundquist, Dino Zardi, and Mark Handschy
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 115-128, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-115-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-115-2016, 2016 | 1,140 views
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13 Apr 2018
Assessment of wind turbine component loads under yaw-offset conditions
Rick Damiani, Scott Dana, Jennifer Annoni, Paul Fleming, Jason Roadman, Jeroen van Dam, and Katherine Dykes
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 173-189, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-173-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-173-2018, 2018 | 1,121 views
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28 Mar 2017
Monitoring offshore wind farm power performance with SCADA data and an advanced wake model
Niko Mittelmeier, Tomas Blodau, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 175-187, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-175-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-175-2017, 2017 | 1,116 views
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02 Mar 2017
Nacelle power curve measurement with spinner anemometer and uncertainty evaluation
Giorgio Demurtas, Troels Friis Pedersen, and Rozenn Wagner
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 97-114, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-97-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-97-2017, 2017 | 1,083 views
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12 Sep 2017
Brief communication: Structural monitoring for lifetime extension of offshore wind monopiles: can strain measurements at one level tell us everything?
Lisa Ziegler, Ursula Smolka, Nicolai Cosack, and Michael Muskulus
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 469-476, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-469-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-469-2017, 2017 | 1,082 views
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19 Oct 2018
Extending the life of wind turbine blade leading edges by reducing the tip speed during extreme precipitation events
Jakob Ilsted Bech, Charlotte Bay Hasager, and Christian Bak
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 729-748, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-729-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-729-2018, 2018 | 1,077 views
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29 Aug 2017
A validation and code-to-code verification of FAST for a megawatt-scale wind turbine with aeroelastically tailored blades
Srinivas Guntur, Jason Jonkman, Ryan Sievers, Michael A. Sprague, Scott Schreck, and Qi Wang
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 443-468, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-443-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-443-2017, 2017 | 1,039 views
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05 Mar 2018
A model for quick load analysis for monopile-type offshore wind turbine substructures
Signe Schløer, Laura Garcia Castillo, Morten Fejerskov, Emanuel Stroescu, and Henrik Bredmose
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 57-73, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-57-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-57-2018, 2018 | 1,034 views
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03 Apr 2018
Benefits of subcomponent over full-scale blade testing elaborated on a trailing-edge bond line design validation
Malo Rosemeier, Gregor Basters, and Alexandros Antoniou
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 163-172, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-163-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-163-2018, 2018 | 1,009 views
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15 Mar 2017
Iterative feedback tuning of wind turbine controllers
Edwin van Solingen, Sebastiaan Paul Mulders, and Jan-Willem van Wingerden
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 153-173, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-153-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-153-2017, 2017 | 1,006 views
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14 May 2018
A simulation study demonstrating the importance of large-scale trailing vortices in wake steering
Paul Fleming, Jennifer Annoni, Matthew Churchfield, Luis A. Martinez-Tossas, Kenny Gruchalla, Michael Lawson, and Patrick Moriarty
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 243-255, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-243-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-243-2018, 2018 | 1,005 views
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09 Feb 2017
Blind test comparison of the performance and wake flow between two in-line wind turbines exposed to different turbulent inflow conditions
Jan Bartl and Lars Sætran
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 55-76, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-55-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-55-2017, 2017 | 992 views
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13 Apr 2018
On wake modeling, wind-farm gradients, and AEP predictions at the Anholt wind farm
Alfredo Peña, Kurt Schaldemose Hansen, Søren Ott, and Maarten Paul van der Laan
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 191-202, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-191-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-191-2018, 2018 | 985 views
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18 Oct 2017
An analysis of offshore wind farm SCADA measurements to identify key parameters influencing the magnitude of wake effects
Niko Mittelmeier, Julian Allin, Tomas Blodau, Davide Trabucchi, Gerald Steinfeld, Andreas Rott, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 477-490, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-477-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-477-2017, 2017 | 982 views
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04 Sep 2018
Large-eddy simulation sensitivities to variations of configuration and forcing parameters in canonical boundary-layer flows for wind energy applications
Jeffrey D. Mirocha, Matthew J. Churchfield, Domingo Muñoz-Esparza, Raj K. Rai, Yan Feng, Branko Kosović, Sue Ellen Haupt, Barbara Brown, Brandon L. Ennis, Caroline Draxl, Javier Sanz Rodrigo, William J. Shaw, Larry K. Berg, Patrick J. Moriarty, Rodman R. Linn, Veerabhadra R. Kotamarthi, Ramesh Balakrishnan, Joel W. Cline, Michael C. Robinson, and Shreyas Ananthan
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 589-613, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-589-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-589-2018, 2018 | 981 views
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20 Jan 2017
Comparison of a coupled near- and far-wake model with a free-wake vortex code
Georg Pirrung, Vasilis Riziotis, Helge Madsen, Morten Hansen, and Taeseong Kim
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 15-33, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-15-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-15-2017, 2017 | 963 views
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04 Jul 2017
Effect of foundation modelling on the fatigue lifetime of a monopile-based offshore wind turbine
Steffen Aasen, Ana M. Page, Kristoffer Skjolden Skau, and Tor Anders Nygaard
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 361-376, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-361-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-361-2017, 2017 | 949 views
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01 Jun 2018
Wind tunnel experiments on wind turbine wakes in yaw: effects of inflow turbulence and shear
Jan Bartl, Franz Mühle, Jannik Schottler, Lars Sætran, Joachim Peinke, Muyiwa Adaramola, and Michael Hölling
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 329-343, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-329-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-329-2018, 2018 | 929 views
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10 Jan 2017
On the impact of non-Gaussian wind statistics on wind turbines – an experimental approach
Jannik Schottler, Nico Reinke, Agnieszka Hölling, Jonathan Whale, Joachim Peinke, and Michael Hölling
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 1-13, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-1-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-1-2017, 2017 | 927 views
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05 Dec 2016
Wind-farm layout optimisation using a hybrid Jensen–LES approach
Vahid S. Bokharaie, Pieter Bauweraerts, and Johan Meyers
Wind Energ. Sci., 1, 311-325, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-311-2016,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-1-311-2016, 2016 | 919 views
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08 Jan 2019
Aerodynamic characterization of a soft kite by in situ flow measurement
Johannes Oehler and Roland Schmehl
Wind Energ. Sci., 4, 1-21, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-1-2019,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-4-1-2019, 2019 | 917 views
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01 Nov 2018
Analysis of control-oriented wake modeling tools using lidar field results
Jennifer Annoni, Paul Fleming, Andrew Scholbrock, Jason Roadman, Scott Dana, Christiane Adcock, Fernando Porte-Agel, Steffen Raach, Florian Haizmann, and David Schlipf
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 819-831, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-819-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-819-2018, 2018 | 914 views
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16 May 2018
Wind tunnel experiments on wind turbine wakes in yaw: redefining the wake width
Jannik Schottler, Jan Bartl, Franz Mühle, Lars Sætran, Joachim Peinke, and Michael Hölling
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 257-273, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-257-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-257-2018, 2018 | 911 views
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20 Jun 2017
Demonstration and uncertainty analysis of synchronised scanning lidar measurements of 2-D velocity fields in a boundary-layer wind tunnel
Marijn Floris van Dooren, Filippo Campagnolo, Mikael Sjöholm, Nikolas Angelou, Torben Mikkelsen, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 329-341, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-329-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-329-2017, 2017 | 905 views
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08 Dec 2017
Transient LES of an offshore wind turbine
Lukas Vollmer, Gerald Steinfeld, and Martin Kühn
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 603-614, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-603-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-603-2017, 2017 | 904 views
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22 Jan 2018
Wind farms providing secondary frequency regulation: evaluating the performance of model-based receding horizon control
Carl R. Shapiro, Johan Meyers, Charles Meneveau, and Dennice F. Gayme
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 11-24, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-11-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-11-2018, 2018 | 900 views
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16 Oct 2018
An efficient frequency-domain model for quick load analysis of floating offshore wind turbines
Antonio Pegalajar-Jurado, Michael Borg, and Henrik Bredmose
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 693-712, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-693-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-693-2018, 2018 | 897 views
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04 May 2017
An intercomparison of mesoscale models at simple sites for wind energy applications
Bjarke T. Olsen, Andrea N. Hahmann, Anna Maria Sempreviva, Jake Badger, and Hans E. Jørgensen
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 211-228, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-211-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-211-2017, 2017 | 894 views
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29 May 2017
Why the Coriolis force turns a wind farm wake clockwise in the Northern Hemisphere
Maarten Paul van der Laan and Niels Nørmark Sørensen
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 285-294, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-285-2017,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-285-2017, 2017 | 879 views
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24 May 2018
How does turbulence change approaching a rotor?
Jakob Mann, Alfredo Peña, Niels Troldborg, and Søren J. Andersen
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 293-300, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-293-2018,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-3-293-2018, 2018 | 878 views
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