Articles | Volume 6, issue 2
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 555–570, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-555-2021
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 555–570, 2021
https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-6-555-2021

Research article 22 Apr 2021

Research article | 22 Apr 2021

The curled wake model: a three-dimensional and extremely fast steady-state wake solver for wind plant flows

Luis A. Martínez-Tossas et al.

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AR by Luis Martinez on behalf of the Authors (14 Oct 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (16 Oct 2020) by Katherine Dykes
RR by Paul van der Laan (29 Oct 2020)
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (29 Oct 2020) by Katherine Dykes
AR by Luis Martinez on behalf of the Authors (10 Nov 2020)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (06 Dec 2020) by Katherine Dykes
AR by Luis Martinez on behalf of the Authors (12 Jan 2021)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish subject to minor revisions (review by editor) (17 Jan 2021) by Katherine Dykes
AR by Luis Martinez on behalf of the Authors (20 Jan 2021)  Author's response    Manuscript
ED: Publish as is (07 Mar 2021) by Katherine Dykes
ED: Publish as is (11 Mar 2021) by Jakob Mann(Chief Editor)
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Short summary
In this paper a three-dimensional steady-state solver for flow through a wind farm is developed and validated. The computational cost of the solver is on the order of seconds for large wind farms. The model is validated using high-fidelity simulations and SCADA.