Development of a city-type compact wind power generation system

Sato, Yoshihisa; Yoshida, Naotsugu; Shimada, Ryuichi
January 2007
Electrical Engineering in Japan;Jan2007, Vol. 158 Issue 2, p56
Academic Journal
It is necessary to use renewable energy, such as photovoltaic, wind power, and biomass energy, from the viewpoint of CO2 regulation and environmental protection of the Earth. In recent years, the tendency is toward larger wind power generation systems to achieve cheaper electricity. Generators having capacities of 1500 kW to 2000 kW tend to dominate the market. However, a large wind power generation system has limitations in terms of location and can be installed only in the suburbs. At the same time, a city-type compact wind power generation system, designed for city needs, has more flexibility and can be installed in the residential areas of a city. In this paper, we introduce an original control operation system called a “pump-up” operation system, designed to effectively use the city wind, and report the results of its field test. © 2006 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. Electr Eng Jpn, 158(2): 56–63, 2007; Published online in Wiley InterScience (www.interscience.wiley.com). DOI 10.1002/eej.20440


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