Researchers generate lighting using wind turbines

April 28, 2014 by  
Filed under Wind Energy Tips

Keywords:Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya 
wind turbine 
lightning 
electrical discharge 

[Summary of tips] A team of researchers at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Spain has revealed the relationship taking place between the movement of wind turbines and the generation of lightning. By using its lightning mapping array located in the Terres de l’Ebre region of Tarragona, the UPC’s Lightning, Atmospheric Electricity……

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