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Table 1 Single hub optimization results for an array of 32 turbines with a cable capacity of 6 kV

From: Optimal configuration problem identification of electrical power cable in tidal turbine farm via traveling salesman problem modeling approach

No. of cables y-position (m) Nodes explored Relative gap (%) Cable length (m)
6 223.0 2988081 19.8 1539.4
7 223.0 3714539 11.7 1488.6
8 223.0 1948936 13.7 1543.4
9 223.0 7357794 7.0 1554.9
6 194.0 1044404 25.0 1534.3
7 194.0 1315649 20.6 1496.6
8 194.0 1689876 15.3 1478.9
8 182.8 2520477 15.6 1485.7
8 182.9 2237553 15.3 1479.4
9 194.0 1818543 12.0 1488.0
6 154.0 1811012 28.0 1599.4
7 154.0 1865403 21.1 1493.7
8 154.0 975086 17.8 1493.1
9 154.0 3038205 15.2 1496.0