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07% 12.48 1950.0 18 1.06 Inputs: Use annual or monthly Average Wind speeds.8% Site Altitude (m) = 90 Average Output Power (W) = 453 Wind Shear Exp. and other performance influencing factors. a site assessment should be undertaken to determine these values.488 0.09 1950.44% 6.00 0.30% 3.450 0.0 16 1.70% 0.47 1050.82% 53.10 1950.264 3.488 0.376 2.0 9 781 7.0 15 1. Use of this model with daily or hourly average wind speed data is not recommended .15% 2.0 13 1.32% 0.14% 16. K. Air Density Factor is the reduction from sea level performance.82 2000.0 10 1.9 Ref. Ave.0 4 37 10.339 0.43 500. Site Altitude is meters above sea level.73% 25.35 150.24% 62.5 Hub Average Wind Speed (m/s) = 6. this can also be used to account for unuseable energy (ie dumped energy when batteries are full) and adds a margin of safety in satisfying the load requirements.32 5. Wind Speed (m/s) = 5.450 0.17% 51. .69 1350.g. anemometer or wind map).72% 10.33% 38.0 8 558 9. Limitations: This model uses a mathematical idealisation of the wind speed probability.31% 0.0 11 1. Results: Hub Average Wind Speed is corrected for wind shear and used to calculate the Weibull wind speed probability.0 20 1.WindCad Turbine Performance Model Small Wind Site Assessor Course Version Prepared For: User or customer Enter information in yellow fields Site Location: Subject site Grey fields contain formulas Wind Data Source: User defined See notes / instructions below Turbine make / model: Super K-Wind / CAC/CAK 2000 Date: 7/20/2017 Inputs: Results: Ref.450 1.004 6.0 19 1.116 4.0 12 1. This model is best used with annual or monthly average wind speeds.200 Daily Energy Output (kWh) = 10. Ref. For off-grid systems.64% 453.03% 24. Wind Data Height (m) = 10 Annual Energy Output (kWh) = 3. Wind speed probability is calculated as a Weibull curve defined by the average wind speed and a shape factor.0 3 4 8. Annual and Monthly Energy Outputs are calculated for the Daily value.0% Confidence derating = 0. or the hub height.0 17 1.0 7 372 10. Daily Energy Output includes all deratings and is the primary performance parameter.00 Curve (W) 2 0 6.86 1850. Tower Height is the height of the tower. If Weibull K or Wind Shear are not known.57% 45.15 750. without the confidence derating adjustment. = 0.06 1800.0 14 1. Average Output Power is the average 24-hour power produced.74% 60.969 Tower Height (m) = 30 Monthly Energy Output = 331 Turbulence Factor = 25.0 5 112 11.76 1500.09 1700. Confidence derating is a derating for product variability.42 1950.26% 3. This model assumes the normalised power curve is based on mean sea level air density and is derated accordingly. Enter the normalised wind turbine power curve data for the turbine in the Turbine Power Curve column. Percent Generating Time is the time the turbine should be producing some power.08% 1.0 Totals: 99.0% Percent Generating Time = 90.53% 34.83 50.0% Performance Calculations Wind Speed Bin (m/s) Net power (W) Wind Probability (f) Net W @ V Turbine Power 1 0 3. Turbulence Factor is the appropriate derating of system performance as a result of turbulence caused by surrounding ground clutter and topography. Wind Data Height is for the height of the data used for the Average Wind speed (e.61 300.450 1.85 Weibull K = 2 Air Density Factor = -0.51 2000.0 6 223 11.