Session 16A Renewable Energy Applications: Observations and Simulations of Wind Farms

Thursday, 12 June 2014: 1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Queens Ballroom (Queens Hotel)
Host: 21st Symposium on Boundary Layers and Turbulence
Yelena L. Pichugina, NOAA, NOAA/Esrl - CSD3, Boulder, CO

1:30 PM
Lidar observations of the variation of wind turbine wakes with inflow conditions in an onshore wind farm
Julie K. Lundquist, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and E. S. Takle, M. Boquet, B. Kosovic, M. E. Rhodes, D. A. Rajewski, R. K. Doorenbos, S. L. Irvin, M. Aitken, K. Friedrich, P. T. Quelet, J. Rana, C. St. Martin, B. J. Vanderwende, and R. Worsnop

1:45 PM
Could crop roughness impact the wind resource at agriculturally productive wind farm sites?
Brian Joseph Vanderwende, Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. K. Lundquist

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2:00 PM
Boundary layer impacts of wind farms under a temperature inversion
Jonathan S. Pennells, University of Leeds, Leeds, United Kingdom; and A. N. Ross and S. Vosper

2:15 PM
Wake flow variability in a wind farm throughout a diurnal cycle
Ahmad Sharifi, École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; and F. Porté-Agel

2:30 PM
LES study of a large wind farm within a diurnal ABL
Varun Sharma, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland; and M. Calaf and M. B. Parlange

2:45 PM
Optimization of Wind Farm Performance Based on Yaw Angle Control
Majid Bastankhah, École polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland; and F. Porté-Agel

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