Articles | Volume 6, issue 3
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 663–675, 2021
Wind Energ. Sci., 6, 663–675, 2021

Research article 11 May 2021

Research article | 11 May 2021

Evaluation of tilt control for wind-turbine arrays in the atmospheric boundary layer

Carlo Cossu

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We deal with wake redirection, which is a promising approach designed to mitigate turbine–wake interactions which have a negative impact on the performance and lifetime of wind farms. We show that substantial power gains can be obtained by tilting the rotors of spanwise-periodic wind-turbine arrays in the atmospheric boundary layer (ABL). Optimal relative rotor sizes and spanwise spacings exist, which maximize the global power extracted from the wind.