Icy conditions can reduce wind production by 80%

Researchers saw ice build-up during a field study at a wind farm facing conditions similar to those that hit all energy sources in Texas last month

by Craig Richard
Researchers used data from Chinese wind farms operating in similar conditions to the recent big freeze in Texas (pic: LM Wind Power)
Researchers used data from Chinese wind farms operating in similar conditions to the recent big freeze in Texas (pic: LM Wind Power)

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