December 17, 2020

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Energy Department Announces New Projects for Offshore Wind Energy Technology Demonstration and Resource Characterization

Innovative projects support improving the ability to forecast wind power; demonstrating energy production technologies to reduce cost of offshore wind

May 20, 2019

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Wake Steering Performance Evaluated at Scale

Wake steering field trials reveal potential for wind-plant-level control to increase annual energy production 1%–2% and profits by $1 million.

May 20, 2019

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CFD Code Increases Accuracy of Turbine Wake Simulation

Accurate modeling of interactions between turbines, turbulence, and wakes indicates potential for lower wind plant costs and improved efficiency.

March 6, 2019

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CWC Wind Tunnel Engineered to Last

In 2018, a team at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory designed and built the CWC's second-generation wind tunnel.