Wind Farm Development

Learning objectives

  • Discuss five key considerations taken into to account when initially selecting a site for a wind farm
  • Describe three categories of wind farms
  • Discuss the information that may be included in a detailed wind resource study
  • Explain how the wind resource study impacts the location of the wind farm
  • Describe “wake” as it relates to wind turbine operation

Course overview

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the factors that must be considered when identifying a possible location for a wind farm.

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