“WIPAFF – Wind Park Far Field

Funding authority

 

  •  Bundesministerium für Wirtschaft und Energie (Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy)

 

 

Project number

 

  • 0325783

 

 

Partners in joint project

 

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
    • Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research – Atmospheric Environmental Research (0325783A)
  • Technical University of Braunschweig
    • Institute of Flight Guidance (0325783B)
  • Helmholtz Centre Geesthacht, Centre for Materials and Coastal Research
    • Institute of Coastal Research (0325783C)
  • UL International GmbH (former DEWI Deutsches Windenergie-Institut) (0325783D)
  • University of Tübingen, Centre for Applied Geoscience (0325783E)

 

 

Goal of the project

 

  • The overarching project aims at delivering a contribution to reliable planning of offshore wind parks by analysing the impact of offshore wind parks in the North Sea on the regional wind field and climate.
  • Completing, validating and applying numerical and analytical simulation models for offshore wind park wake far fields (10 to 100 km).
  • Capturing and quantifying offshore wind park wakes far field effects by state-of-the-art in-situ, aircraft and satellite observations.
  • Providing the basics for decisions on further planning and constructing offshore wind parks.
  • Impacts which have an immediate influence on North Sea wind park yields and on the regional climate in adjacent coastal areas are in the focus of the investigations.

Duration

 

  • November 1, 2015 – October 31, 2018

 

 

Project coordinator

 

  • Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) , Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research – Atmospheric Environmental Research

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