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Basics Of Wind Power

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Quick presentation on residential wind power

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Basics Of Wind Power

  1. 1. Basics of Wind Power
  2. 2. Residential Variations <ul><li>Micro Wind </li></ul><ul><li>Standard </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VAWT – Vertical Axis Wind Turbine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>HAWT – Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Theoretical Power <ul><li>Cubic relationship between wind power and wind velocity! </li></ul>
  4. 4. Power Calculations for Turbine <ul><li>Betz Limit – Maximum limit to wind turbine performance </li></ul>
  5. 5. Steps for Small Wind <ul><li>Site Evaluation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Wind Studies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Building Permit </li></ul><ul><li>Financing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Incentives </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Connection to grid </li></ul>
  6. 6. Spotlight <ul><li>Skystream 3.7 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1.9 kW cont., 2.6 peak </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>33 light bulbs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3.7 m rotor diameter </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Production * Based on AVG. wind speed of 12.3 mph
  8. 8. Links <ul><li>Power Calculations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.awea.org/faq/windpower.html </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Steps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://windenergy.com/documents/guides/0373_Getting_Connected_guide.pdf </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Small Wind Providers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.ecobusinesslinks.com/small_wind_turbines_small_wind_generators_gallery.htm </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.allsmallwindturbines.com/ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://windustry.org/your-wind-project/home-and-farm-scale-wind/home-and-farm-scale-wind </li></ul></ul><ul><li>HAWT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>www.windenergy.com </li></ul></ul><ul><li>VAWT </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.platek.com/wind/verticals.html </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.pacwind.net/ </li></ul></ul>

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