09 May '11, 11am

Wind Farm Efficiency to be Improved Using “Evolutionary Algorithms”

“Senior Lecturer Dr Frank Neumann, from the School of Computer Science, is using a ‘selection of the fittest’ step-by-step approach called ‘evolutionary algorithms’ to optimise wind turbine placement,” the University of Adelaide reports . “This takes into account wake effects, the minimum amount of land needed, wind factors and the complex aerodynamics of wind turbines.”

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/05/09/wind-farm-efficiency-...

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