Articles | Volume 2, issue 1
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 1–13, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-1-2017
Wind Energ. Sci., 2, 1–13, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2-1-2017
Research article
10 Jan 2017
Research article | 10 Jan 2017

On the impact of non-Gaussian wind statistics on wind turbines – an experimental approach

Jannik Schottler et al.

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To what extent turbulence characteristics of wind in the atmosphere transfer to wind turbines in terms of power, loads, etc. is of great interest throughout the research community. An experimental approach using a model wind turbine at laboratory scale was used in a wind tunnel study. It is shown that the gustiness of the wind remains present in the wind turbine data, stressing the importance of including those wind characteristics in industry standards and when designing wind turbines.