The Impact of Climate Change on Wind Power Production in Scotland

  title={The Impact of Climate Change on Wind Power Production in Scotland},
  author={Luciana Maria Miu},
  • L. Miu
  • Published 19 March 2015
  • Environmental Science
Climate-forced changes in atmospheric circulation patterns can pose challenges to the development of an efficient wind energy industry. The predicted shifts in circumpolar storm tracks and pressure gradients have a significant effect on local wind resource availability, and impact the wind energy industry in a time of crucial expansion. This study uses Scotland as a case study to model the impact of the SRES A1B climate change scenario on current wind resource availability and wind power… 

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