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Large Wind Turbines-A Utility Option for the Generation of Electricity

W. Robbins

Large Wind Turbines-A Utility Option for the Generation of Electricity

by W. Robbins

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administr .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementRobbins, W.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 81502.
The Physical Object
Pagination$0.00 C.1.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17586199M

Renewable Energy Generation: The United States generates about 12% of its electricity at hydroelectric dams, large wind and solar installations, and other centralized sources of electricity generation from renewable energy resources. Learn more about centralized generation. Residential End-Users: Homes account for about 38% of U.S. electricity use. Energy storage—daily, multiday, and longer-term or seasonal—is vital to reduce peaker emissions and accommodate the shift to variable renewables, namely wind and solar. How does a utility store large amounts of electricity? One option is pumping water from lower reservoirs into higher ones, ideally 1, feet higher.

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Small wind turbines, (see Figure 1), which are generally defined as producing no more than kW of electricity, are designed to be installed at homes, farms and small businesses either as a source of backup electricity, or to offset use of utility power and reduce electricity bills. Very small wind turbines (20 – watt units) are used to. Wind turbine design is the process of defining the form and specifications of a wind turbine to extract energy from the wind. A wind turbine installation consists of the necessary systems needed to capture the wind's energy, point the turbine into the wind, convert mechanical rotation into electrical power, and other systems to start, stop, and control the turbine.


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LARGE WIND TURBINES-A UTILITY OPTION FOR THE GENERATION OF ELECTRICITY W. Robbins, R. Thomas, and D. Baldwin National Aeronautics and Space Administration Lewis Research Center Cleveland, Ohio Work performed for U.S.

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