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is a PC program for predicting wind climates, wind resources, and power productions from wind turbines and wind farm
A wind farm is a group of wind turbines in the same location used to produce electric power. A large wind farm may consist of several hundred individual wind turbines, and cover an extended area of hundreds of square miles, but the land between the turbines may be used for agricultural or other...
s. The predictions are based on wind data measured at stations in the same region. The program includes a complex terrain flow model, a roughness change model, and a model for sheltering obstacles. WAsP is developed and distributed by the Wind Energy Division at Risø DTU
The Technical University of Denmark , often simply referred to as DTU, is a university just north of Copenhagen, Denmark. It was founded in 1829 at the initiative of Hans Christian Ørsted as Denmark's first polytechnic, and is today ranked among Europe's leading engineering institutions, and the...
Denmark is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. The countries of Denmark and Greenland, as well as the Faroe Islands, constitute the Kingdom of Denmark . It is the southernmost of the Nordic countries, southwest of Sweden and south of Norway, and bordered to the south by Germany. Denmark...
WAsP is used for :
- Wind farm production
- Wind farm efficiency
- Micro-siting of wind turbines
- Power production calculations
- Wind resource mapping
- Wind climate estimation
- Wind atlas generation
- Wind data analysis