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Editor-in-chief: Carlo L. Bottasso
Chief editors: Sandrine Aubrun, Nicolaos A. Cutululis, Paul Fleming, Julia Gottschall, Athanasios Kolios, Jakob Mann & Paul Veers
eISSN: WES 2366-7451, WESD 2366-7621

Wind Energy Science is an international scientific journal dedicated to the publication and public discussion of studies that take an interdisciplinary perspective of fundamental or pioneering research in wind energy.

JIF
JIF3.6
JIF 5-year
JIF 5-year3.7
CiteScore
CiteScore6.9
Google h5-index
Google h5-index37
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Follow the discussions on newly posted manuscripts and take part by commenting on WES preprints! Wind Energy Science has an innovative two-stage publication process involving the scientific discussion forum Wind Energy Science Discussions (WESD), which has been designed to maximize the effectiveness and transparency of scientific quality assurance and foster scientific discourse.

Recent papers

20 Jun 2024
Improvements to the dynamic wake meandering model by incorporating the turbulent Schmidt number
Peter Brugger, Corey D. Markfort, and Fernando Porté-Agel
Wind Energ. Sci., 9, 1363–1379, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-9-1363-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-9-1363-2024, 2024
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19 Jun 2024
Operation and maintenance cost comparison between 15 MW direct-drive and medium-speed offshore wind turbines
Orla Donnelly, Fraser Anderson, and James Carroll
Wind Energ. Sci., 9, 1345–1362, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-9-1345-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-9-1345-2024, 2024
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14 Jun 2024
Swinging motion of a kite with suspended control unit flying turning manoeuvres
Mark Schelbergen and Roland Schmehl
Wind Energ. Sci., 9, 1323–1344, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-9-1323-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-9-1323-2024, 2024
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12 Jun 2024
A Comprehensive Design Methodology of Shared Mooring Line Configurations for Assessing Mooring Costs and Performances of Floating Offshore Wind Turbines
Qi Pan, Dexing Liu, Feng Guo, and Po Wen Cheng
Wind Energ. Sci. Discuss., https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2024-44,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-2024-44, 2024
Preprint under review for WES (discussion: open, 0 comments)
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10 Jun 2024
An actuator sector model for wind power applications: a parametric study
Mohammad Mehdi Mohammadi, Hugo Olivares-Espinosa, Gonzalo Pablo Navarro Diaz, and Stefan Ivanell
Wind Energ. Sci., 9, 1305–1321, https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-9-1305-2024,https://doi.org/10.5194/wes-9-1305-2024, 2024
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News

20 Jun 2024 Release of journal metrics 2023

The journal metrics 2023 were released. Please find further information on the journal metrics page.

20 Jun 2024 Release of journal metrics 2023

The journal metrics 2023 were released. Please find further information on the journal metrics page.

22 Apr 2024 Launch of WES outstanding reviewer award

The success of WES relies heavily on the many volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise to ensure the high scientific standards of which our journal is proud and for which it is recognized worldwide. To honor the work of our referees, we have established the "WES outstanding reviewer award". Read more.

22 Apr 2024 Launch of WES outstanding reviewer award

The success of WES relies heavily on the many volunteers who dedicate their time and expertise to ensure the high scientific standards of which our journal is proud and for which it is recognized worldwide. To honor the work of our referees, we have established the "WES outstanding reviewer award". Read more.

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

19 Apr 2024 New agreement between Swedish Bibsam Consortium and Copernicus Publications

Copernicus Publications is delighted to announce a new agreement with the Swedish National Consortium, Bibsam. Through the agreement, authors affiliated with Bibsam member institutions benefit from the direct settlement of article-processing charges (APCs) in all journals published by Copernicus Publications. Read more.

Notice on the current situation in Ukraine

To show our support for Ukraine, all fees for papers from authors (first or corresponding authors) affiliated to Ukrainian institutions are automatically waived, regardless if these papers are co-authored by scientists affiliated to Russian and/or Belarusian institutions. The only exception will be if the corresponding author or first contact (contractual partner of Copernicus) are from a Russian and/or Belarusian institution, in that case the APCs are not waived.

In accordance with current European restrictions, Copernicus Publications does not step into business relations with and issue APC-invoices (articles processing charges) to Russian and Belarusian institutions. The peer-review process and scientific exchange of our journals including preprint posting is not affected. However, these restrictions require that the first contact (contractual partner of Copernicus) has an affiliation and invoice address outside Russia or Belarus.