Dynamic Wake Meandering Model to be Released Soon!

🛠️ We’ve successfully integrated a Dynamic Wake Meandering (DWM) model into QBlade. This lightning fast DWM model will be included in the next release 2.0.7 of QBlade, among other new features.

⚡ 𝗨𝗽𝗰𝗼𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗴: 𝗙𝘂𝗹𝗹 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗸 𝗦𝗶𝗺𝘂𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀 𝗶𝗻 𝗤𝗕𝗹𝗮𝗱𝗲
The DWM model allows for the rapid time-domain simulation of wake effects in both onshore and offshore wind farms. Its primary utility lies in enabling comprehensive studies to enhance energy efficiency across wind parks and mitigate turbine loads through advanced wake steering and park control strategies, or to optimized turbine placement. Notably, the DWM model is designed to be fully compatible with any horizontal xxis wind turbine (HAWT) configuration within QBlade, extending its applicability to modeling interactions in floating offshore wind parks as well.

✨ 𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝗟𝗶𝗹𝗹𝗴𝗿𝘂𝗻𝗱 𝗪𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗙𝗮𝗿𝗺 𝗖𝗮𝘀𝗲
For illustration, we simulated the Lillgrund wind farm, consisting of 48 turbines. Each of the 48 turbine instances is setup with a full aeroelastic model definition and a supervisory controller library. The best thing is: you dont need a supercomputer or HPC to run this case. The simulation shown is running at ~2x real time on only a single workstation and took less than 3 minutes to evaluate. Checkout the screenshots…

Stay tuned for more updates and the official release date of QBlade 2.0.7