prevailing wind


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prevailing wind

[pri′vāl·iŋ ′wind]
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US Independent power producer sPower is to sell electricity from its 220MW Prevailing wind farm in South Dakota to an unnamed utility under a 30-year agreement.
The prevailing wind in the next two days is from the east to northeast.
The prevailing wind in Qatar is from the northwest anyway, but at this time of year, the wind is even stronger than usual.
Jovel Arias, mayor, said that because of the prevailing wind conditions in the area, "there are many investors interested in developing wind farms," adding that "the Tilawind wind farm is also underway, having already had its environmental impact study approved.
Development Manager Richard Fearnall said: "We are seeing a mix of applications going in for multiple installations of small machines where it may be more beneficial to install one machine that is not significantly larger in scale but has a higher energy output and is better suited to the prevailing wind conditions.
Speaking to KUNA, Al-Ujairi said the prevailing wind would bee fair to light north westerly to northerly, with speed of 10-35 km/h.
Entries describe the region and list best cruising months, local languages and currency, average temperature and prevailing wind, ratings on navigational difficulty, family friendliness, and facilities for diving, dining, and sightseeing, and relevant Admiralty charts.
This is taking into consideration the prevailing wind.
The building's external form is justified in response to detailed wind modelling to reduce the negative force of the site's prevailing wind.
THE James Fanshawe-trained Prevailing Wind was a major eyecatcher in the 6f maiden at Newmarket last night, and on fast ground I'd take him to beat the highly regarded winner Captain Brilliance if they meet again in the not-too-distant future.
Levels varied according to whether the GM field was upwind or downwind of the non-GM field, given the direction of the prevailing wind over the flowering period of the crop.
Situate a 90-degree or quarter-circle mini-sprinkler on the side of the tree from which the prevailing wind blows.