It cannot be overstated: proper due diligence in the early stages of a wind project can help avoid costly mistakes and disappointment down the road.
Wind measurements are needed to determine the economic viability of the project, as well as to determine the suitability of the turbine design for a site.
Improve efficiency and reliability.
These errors can rob owners and operators of time and money.
While many developers put time and consideration into new project siting, permitting, turbine selection, and financing, transmission is sometimes an afterthought. However, transmission considerations are just as important as finding the right project site.