Published: 01 March 2012 01 March 2012
Finding the Best Solution for a 5MW Wind Turbine
The power system of the offshore wind turbine is critical to the cost of energy of the installed park. The generator and converter type and configuration are important issues to be addressed during the concept design phase. However, the effects of these choices on the system design and park operation and income are too often overlooked. Annual energy output and system reliability are primary considerations.By Rain Byars, CEO, Nextwind, Inc., USA
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