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Potentials for Site-Specific Design of MW Sized Wind Turbines

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K. Thomsen, P. Fuglsang

Wind Energy and Atmospheric Physics Department Risø National Laboratory, DK-4000 Roskilde, Denmark

G. Schepers

Netherlands Energy Research Foundation, Westerduinweg 3, Petten NL-1755 ZG, The Netherlands

J. Sol. Energy Eng 123(4), 304-309 (Jun 01, 2001) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1408611 History: Received February 01, 2001; Revised June 01, 2001
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Comparison of turbulence intensities for wind climates 1-6 (wc)
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Fatigue equivalent loads for the different wind climates versus wind speed, from top: Mflap,Mtilt,MtbL
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Comparison of turbulence intensities from wind climate 1-6 (wc) and IEC61400-1 values
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Fatigue equivalent loads for the different wind climates versus wind speed compared with IEC loads, from top: Mflap,Mtilt,MtbL

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