COLLECTING OF NEW DATA ON EXISTING WIND ENERGY CONVERTERS
The data recording system has been designed for measurements of meteorological data and data concerning the performance of a wind turbine. Measurements were carried out on two commercially available Danish wind turbines. One of the turbines was a 55 kW Vestas wind turbine erected at a farm, and the other wind turbine was a 30 kW Sonebjerg wind turbine erected at a dwelling house. The test periods of the two wind turbines were approximately three months and two months respectively. The same measuring programme was carried out on both wind turbines. The programme included the following three types of measurements: Long-term measurements for the determination of wind statistics, power performance, and operation time; Short-term measurements for the determination of power quality, skew wind and brake functions, and finally: Supervision measurements in order to record the behaviour of the wind turbine during possible emergency situation. The 55 kW wind turbine has been tested at wind speeds up to 25 m/s, whereas the 30 kW wind turbine has only encountered up to 13 m/s during the test period. The performance of both wind turbines was well documented and the energy production from the wind turbines has been compared to the energy consumption by the owners.
Bibliographic Reference: EUR 10791 EN (1986) MF, 86 P., BFR 150, BLOW-UP COPY BFR 425, EUROFFICE, LUXEMBOURG, POB 1003
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Record Number: 1989125053500 / Last updated on: 1987-11-01
Available languages: en