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Wind-Solar Hybrid

Using a wind farm without wind

What happens to wind farm infrastructure when there is no wind? Virtually all wind farms are designed for nominal power: The wind turbine (WTG) transformer, cabling, roads and substation (BoP) are all designed for a wind speed of 12 m/s.  However, especially in low wind regions, this might only occur for a few hours of …