Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 869–882, 2018
Wind Energ. Sci., 3, 869–882, 2018

Research article 12 Nov 2018

Research article | 12 Nov 2018

Robust active wake control in consideration of wind direction variability and uncertainty

Andreas Rott et al.

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Active wake deflection (AWD) aims to increase the power output of a wind farm by misaligning the yaw of upstream turbines. We analysed the effect of dynamic wind direction changes on AWD. The results show that AWD is very sensitive towards these dynamics. Therefore, we present a robust active wake control, which considers uncertainties and wind direction changes, increasing the overall power output of a wind farm. A side effect is a significant reduction of the yaw actuation of the turbines.