Integrated System Tools

These models have been developed at NREL for modling an entire wind plant system.  The Wind-Plant Integrated System Design and Engineering Model (WISDEM™) is developed largely at the NWTC and is hosted on GitHubWISDEM™ is a collection of wind turbine and plant design, sizing and cost analysis tools to support integrated wind energy system research and design work.  The models span the full wind energy system and for each system element, multiple levels of fidelity are possible. WISDEM™ is entirely open source and intended for broad use in academia, industry, and elsewhere in the wind community.

For additional information about the NWTC effort in systems engineering that supports WISDEM™ development, please visit the official NREL systems engineering for wind energy website.