Assignment 1 Sola 5053

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Assignment 1 Question 1 a) Location 1 11 July 1200 UTC W Moderate 11 July 1800 UTC NW Gentle 12 July 0000 UTC W Moderate 12 July 1200 UTC NE Strong 13 July 1200 UTC NE Strong Location 2 11 July 1200 UTC N Moderate 11 July 1800 UTC NW Gentle 12 July 0000 UTC NW Moderate 12 July 1200 UTC W Gentle 13 July 1200 UTC SW Gentle b) I) The wind direction variation is not great and the speeds do not chande too much either. That would be great for wind generation regardless the low speeds of the wind. II) Great variations in the wind direction that goes from N to NW and then to SW are not good for wind generation as the turbines do not have the capacity to change directions that much. The wind…show more content…
| 4 x 500kW, 45-meter wind turbine | 2MW, 90-meter wind turbine | Speed (m/s) (± 0.5 m/s) | Power (kW) | Avaiable Wind Energy (kW)

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