A new global wind energy atlas from Cornell researchers helps determine the best locations to install wind turbines worldwide.
Infographic: A New Global Wind Energy Atlas
May 13, 2021
by Carlos M. Gonzalez
Cornell researchers Sara C. Pryor, professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, and Rebecca J. Barthelmie, professor in the Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, recently released a new global wind atlas—a digital compendium of sites around the world with extreme wind speeds.
Let’s explore eight sites with some of the fastest wind speeds and the highest wind energy capacity.
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