Articles | Volume 9, issue 1
Research article
01 Feb 2024
Research article |  | 01 Feb 2024

Quantitative comparison of power production and power quality onshore and offshore: a case study from the eastern United States

Rebecca Foody, Jacob Coburn, Jeanie A. Aird, Rebecca J. Barthelmie, and Sara C. Pryor

Model code and software

Definition of the IEA 15-Megawatt Offshore Reference Wind Turbine (code available at: IEA-15-240-RWT) E. Gaertner et al.


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Short summary
Using lidar-derived wind speed measurements at approx. 150 m height at onshore and offshore locations, we quantify the advantages of deploying wind turbines offshore in terms of the amount of electrical power produced and the higher reliability and predictability of the electrical power.
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