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Kimberly Mortstock

Kimberly Mortstock

Kimberly Comstock joined DNV GL in 2007 and has six years of experience in wind energy analysis. In her role as Senior Engineer, she contributes to technical development and provides quality reviews for staff providing preliminary and financeable wind resource and energy assessments for clients including utilities, developers, and financing institutions. She also performs operational assessments and supports the energy analysis group members in providing analysis of meteorological data, modeling studies, wind project output, energy losses and uncertainties. She additionally supports investor due diligence studies and wind turbine site suitability analyses. Ms. Comstock has contributed to several technical papers and has presented at multiple industry events. She has a bachelor’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University and a PhD in Atmospheric Sciences from the University of Washington. To join Ms. Comstock’s professional network on LinkedIn, click here.

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Your turbines are operating. Do you still need to measure the wind?

Your turbines are operating. Do you still need to measure the wind?

Wind project developers commonly collect meteorological (met) data during project planning, feasibility, and design. However, once the project is operational, this data collection often stops. There is no "industry best practice" for collecting m ...

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How is a portfolio of wind farms greater than the sum of its parts?

How is a portfolio of wind farms greater than the sum of its parts?

A few months ago, a financial client told us over the phone that the "portfolio effect" was a hoax! His exact words may have been that he did not observe the so-called benefits of the portfolio effect on the wind projects his company had invested in. ...

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