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Use of a Weather Forecast Model to Identify Suitable Sites for New Wind Power Plants in Karnataka
The wind speed forecast by a weather forecast model (with a resolution of 3 km) has been used to identify regions with high wind speed in Karnataka. The correlation between daily wind speed predicted by the model and the measured wind speed at three stations in Karnataka has been shown to be high. Based on this model, new locations have been suggested for the installation of new wind power plants in Karnataka.
Karnataka, Potential Site, Renewables, Weather Model, Wind Plant.
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