Articles | Volume 5, issue 1
Wind Energ. Sci., 5, 413–426, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-5-413-2020
Wind Energ. Sci., 5, 413–426, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-5-413-2020
Research article
30 Mar 2020
Research article | 30 Mar 2020

Wake steering optimization under uncertainty

Julian Quick et al.

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We investigate the trade-offs in optimization of wake steering strategies, where upstream turbines are positioned to deflect wakes away from downstream turbines, with a probabilistic perspective. We identify inputs that are sensitive to uncertainty and demonstrate a realistic optimization under uncertainty for a wind power plant control strategy. Designing explicitly around uncertainty yielded control strategies that were generally less aggressive and more robust to the uncertain input.