Month: February 2020

  • How good is the wind farm you are working at? Some indicators

    So, how good is the wind farm you are working at? There are several parameters that can be used to assess a renewable energy project and to compare different projects. Among the most used, it is worth mentioning the Capacity Factor, NPV, IRR and LCOE. Capacity Factor is the ratio between the actual energy production…

  • What do you call it? Basic terminology in wind farm construction

    Lately I have found several high quality videos on YouTube with time lapses of wind farms constructions. I have decided to┬átake some screenshots and use them to create a very basic BoP visual dictionary. You can click on the pictures to make them bigger. Enjoy! Crane and auxiliary crane lifting a steel tower section: A…