Wind Farms: Performance, Economic Factors and Effects on the Environment


Marian Dunn (Editor)

Series: Renewable Energy: Research, Development and Policies
BISAC: TEC031010

This book provides current research on the performance, economic factors and effects on the environment of wind farms. The first chapter provides a technical review of wind farm improved performance and environmental development challenges. Chapter Two explores a variety of methods to be used for assessing noise from wind farms. In Chapter Three, the potential impact of wind farms on radio devices in civil aviation and a review of the impact assessment procedure and methods of our research group is presented. Chapter Four discusses the measurement, analysis and improvement in the power quality of offshore wind farms. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Technical Review of Wind Farm Improved Performance and Environmental Development Challenges
K. E. Okedu, R. Uhunmwangho, Peter Ono Madifie and C. C. Chiduole (Caledonian College of Engineering, Muscat, Al Hail South, Sultanate of Oman, and others)

Chapter 2. Assessing Noise from Wind Farms
Valeri V. Lenchine and Jonathan Song (Science, Assessment & Planning Division, SA Environment Protection Authority, Adelaide, Australia)

Chapter 3. Impact Assessment of Wind Farms on Radio Devices in Civil Aviation
Xiaoliang Wang, Renbiao Wu, Weikun He and Yuzhao Ma (Tianjin Key Laboratory for Advanced Signal Processing, Civil Aviation University of China, Tianjin, P.R.China)

Chapter 4. Power Quality of Offshore Wind Farms: Measurement, Analysis and Improvement
Qiang Yang (College of Electrical Engineering, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China)


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