Risø National Laboratory, Technical University of Denmark, The Danish Meteorological Institute, Elsam and Energi E2 in Denmark have jointly developed a new method for predicting the energy produced by wind turbines. The method will save millions for electricity producers and consumers
In Denmark more than 5,000 wind turbines produce an average of more than 20 per cent of the Danish power consumption.
The electric utilities must supplement wind energy production with power from the liberalised electricity market. If they buy too much they have to sell the surplus power cheaply, and if they buy too little they have to buy extra at additional cost. It is thus extremely important to know precisely the volume of power, which the turbines are expected to generate, preferably a number of days ahead.
Gregor Giebel | alfa
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