Wind Power

Inverters for Wind Energy System

Inverters for Wind Energy System The inverter is an indispensable component of virtually all electric-generating  renewable energy systems. In this article, we’ll discuss the types of inverters and  the functions they provide in a wind energy system. Inverters come in three basic types: Grid-Connected Inverters    Today, the vast majority of renewable energy systems — both […]

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Assessing Your Wind Resource

Assessing Your Wind Resource In this article, I am going to discuss the method to determine the amount of wind available to you and when it is available.  From this information, you can select a wind turbine that will produce enough electricity to meet your needs.  An assessment of available wind resources can be made

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Types of Wind Energy Systems

There are three main types of wind energy systems.  These are:- Types of Wind Energy Systems In this article, we’ll examine each  system and discuss the pros and cons of each. We’ll also examine hybrid systems,  consisting of a wind turbine plus another form of renewable energy. This information will help you decide which system

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Calculation of Wind Power 

Calculation of Wind Power    To understand how important it is to mount a wind turbine on a tall tower, consider a simple mathematical equation. It’s called the power equation and is used to  calculate the power available from the wind. This equation shows us that three factors influence the output of a wind energy

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Generation and Types of Wind

Generation and Types of Wind Wind is a clean, abundant, and renewable energy  resource that can be tapped to produce electricity. This article explores how wind  is generated and introduces you to two types of wind — local and global. We’ll also  explore ways local topography affects wind, introducing you to two key concepts:  ground

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Wind Energy Systems

Wind energy technologies use the energy in the wind as the source for generating electricity, charging batteries, pumping water, grinding grain, and so on. Most wind energy technologies can be used as stand-alone applications, connected to a utility power grid. For utility-scale sources of wind energy, a large number of turbines are usually built close

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