Dillingham – Kanakanak

Kanakanak Dillingham Site

Winds measured in Dillingham were consistent with the State wind resource map and are sufficient for wind power development in the community. Because of the proximity of forest to the wind test site, the wind shear and turbulence were higher than seen in other Bristol Bay region communities. Because a successful wind power project has the potential to lower the electrical power generation costs in Dillingham, installation of a 50 meter meteorological tower and selection of a site further from the forest margin may yield better data.

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