Wind Turbine Generator System Duration Test Report for the ARE 442 Wind Turbine

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This test is being conducted as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Independent Testing project. This project was established to help reduce the barriers of wind energy expansion by providing independent testing results for small turbines. In total, four turbines are being tested at the NWTC as a part of this project. Duration testing is one of up to 5 tests that may be performed on the turbines, including power performance, safety and function, noise, and power quality tests. The results of the testing provide manufacturers with reports that may be used for small wind turbine certification. The ... continued below

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van Dam, J.; Baker, D. & Jager, D. May 1, 2010.

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This test is being conducted as part of the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Independent Testing project. This project was established to help reduce the barriers of wind energy expansion by providing independent testing results for small turbines. In total, four turbines are being tested at the NWTC as a part of this project. Duration testing is one of up to 5 tests that may be performed on the turbines, including power performance, safety and function, noise, and power quality tests. The results of the testing provide manufacturers with reports that may be used for small wind turbine certification. The test equipment includes a grid connected ARE 442 wind turbine mounted on a 30.5 meter (100 ft) lattice tower manufactured by Abundant Renewable Energy. The system was installed by the NWTC Site Operations group with guidance and assistance from Abundant Renewable Energy.

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  • Report No.: NREL/TP-500-47203
  • Grant Number: AC36-08GO28308
  • DOI: 10.2172/979461 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 979461
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc928197

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  • May 1, 2010

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van Dam, J.; Baker, D. & Jager, D. Wind Turbine Generator System Duration Test Report for the ARE 442 Wind Turbine, report, May 1, 2010; Golden, Colorado. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc928197/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.