BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University says it will lead an international team of researchers studying how to improve wind farm design.
The university said Tuesday that the National Science Foundation has awarded $6 million in grants to help fund the work.READ MORE: Prettyboy Elementary Teacher Melissa Salkeld Wins $25,000 Milken Educator Award
The researchers will study how to match the varying output of wind farms with power grids that provide a constant flow of electricity to customers. The university says they will study not only how wind and weather affect electricity output, but the impact of individual turbines on other turbines near them.READ MORE: Road Closures & Parking Restrictions To Expect For The Preakness Stakes
Johns Hopkins says researchers from Texas Tech, Smith College and the University of Puerto Rico along with European researchers from Denmark, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Belgium and Spain will also participate in the studies.MORE NEWS: A Baltimore Mental Health Program Aims To Help Children With Growing Pains
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