The Influence of Turbulence and Vertical Wind Profile in Wind Turbine Power Curve

  • A. Honrubia
  • A. Vigueras-Rodríguez
  • E. Gómez-Lázaro
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Physics book series (SPPHY, volume 141)


To identify the influence of turbulence and vertical wind profile in wind turbine performance, wind speed measurements at different heights have been performed. Measurements have been developed using a cup anemometer and a LIDAR equipment, specifically a pulsed wave one. The wind profile has been recorded to study the effect of the atmospheric conditions over the energy generated by a wind turbine located close to the LIDAR system. The changes in the power production of the wind turbine are relevant.


Wind Speed Wind Turbine Turbulence Intensity Wind Farm Wind Shear 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Honrubia
    • 1
  • A. Vigueras-Rodríguez
    • 2
  • E. Gómez-Lázaro
    • 1
  1. 1.Renewable Energy Research InstituteUniversity of Castilla-La ManchaAlbaceteSpain
  2. 2.Albacete Science & Technology ParkAlbaceteSpain

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