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Wind Energy Research Facility Launched To Boost Wind Farm Output

August 5th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

A new research facility could help solve one of the biggest limiting factors to wind energy – the slowing effect multiple turbines have upon wind strength within large farms. The Scaled Wind Farm Technology (SWiFT) facility recently launched at Texas Tech University to study how turbine spacing within a wind farm affects turbulence, aerodynamic losses, equipment damage, and overall generation efficiency



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