Mitigation Techniques to Reduce the Impact of Wind Turbines on Radar Services
De la Vega Moreno, David
Matthews, James C. G.
Angulo Pita, Itziar
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Energies 6(6) : 2859-2873 (2013)
Radar services are occasionally affected by wind farms. This paper presents a comprehensive description of the effects that a wind farm may cause on the different radar services, and it compiles a review of the recent research results regarding the mitigation techniques to minimize this impact. Mitigation techniques to be applied at the wind farm and on the radar systems are described. The development of thorough impact studies before the wind farm is installed is presented as the best way to analyze in advance the potential for interference, and subsequently identify the possible solutions to allow the coexistence of wind farms and radar services.