Costa de Cocos 11-kW wind-diesel hybrid system

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Costa de Cocos is a small resort located in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Using the existing diesel generator, the resort`s power system was retrofitted to a wind-hybrid diesel system. The reason for this retrofit was to supply 24-hour power, to reduce diesel fuel by using wind energy, and to reduce diesel air and noise emissions in order to promote ecotourism. The wind system was installed in October 1996 with cost-shared funding from the U.S. Department of Energy/U.S. Agency for International Development renewable energy program in Mexico. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) supplied technical assistance to the project. ... continued below

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Corbus, D. & Bergey, M. September 1, 1997.

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  • Corbus, D. National Renewable Energy Lab., Golden, CO (United States)
  • Bergey, M. Bergey Windpower Co., Norman, OK (United States)

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Costa de Cocos is a small resort located in the state of Quintana Roo, Mexico. Using the existing diesel generator, the resort`s power system was retrofitted to a wind-hybrid diesel system. The reason for this retrofit was to supply 24-hour power, to reduce diesel fuel by using wind energy, and to reduce diesel air and noise emissions in order to promote ecotourism. The wind system was installed in October 1996 with cost-shared funding from the U.S. Department of Energy/U.S. Agency for International Development renewable energy program in Mexico. The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) supplied technical assistance to the project. Discussed in this paper are the system design, installation, and initial performance.

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14 p.; Other: 12 p./258 Kb

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OSTI as DE97009266

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  • WindPower `97: annual conference and exhibition of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Austin, TX (United States), 15-18 Jun 1997

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  • Other: DE97009266
  • Report No.: NREL/CP--440-23296
  • Report No.: CONF-970608--
  • Grant Number: AC36-83CH10093
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 623478
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc692563

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Corbus, D. & Bergey, M. Costa de Cocos 11-kW wind-diesel hybrid system, article, September 1, 1997; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc692563/: accessed August 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.