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Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1521–1531, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1521-2021
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 1521–1531, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-1521-2021
Research article
07 Dec 2021
Research article | 07 Dec 2021

Experimental results of wake steering using fixed angles

Paul Fleming et al.

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The paper presents a new validation campaign of wake steering at a commercial wind farm. The campaign uses fixed yaw offset positions, rather than a table of optimal yaw offsets dependent on wind direction, to enable comparison with engineering models of wake steering. Additionally, by applying the same offset in beneficial and detrimental conditions, we are able to collect important data for assessing second-order wake model predictions.