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The ability to summarise the characteristics of turbulence into classical statistical models has long been a cause of intrigue for the wind energy industry. Currently, in the context of wind energy systems, a representation of turbulence is by a singular numerical value, turbulence intensity (TI), but the question is whether a classical statistic has the ability to accurately quantify the turbulence characteristic in question.
Woolmington, Y., Sunderland, K. & Blackledge, J. (2014) The Development of Synthetic Wind Series Based on Gaussian and Non Gaussian Statistics, Dublin Institute of Technology, 12th June, 2014.