How well can Wind Turbines withstand Hurricanes?

In this recent article Sandy Butterfield, discusses the IEC standards that specify the design requirements for wind turbines exposed to severe wind storms, such as hurricanes and typhoons.   For additional margin the latest revision of the IEC 61400-1 increases the design wind speed that wind turbine suppliers and wind farm designers must use.

 

https://blog.iec.ch/2018/09/how-well-can-wind-turbines-cope-with-hurricanes/

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