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Need for a regional wind surveyAccurate measurements for the purpose of estimating wind energies are proposed in those regions of the USA where the greatest potentials exists. Preliminary wind characteristic calculations from weather station data are provided for the Southern Great Plains region; wind energies from 153 to 212 kW-hr/(ft squared-per year) for 1970 to 1972 are determined. It is concluded that a wind energy survey based on data compiled from weather service stations is feasible for determining the energy potential of a windpowered integrated energy network.
Document ID
19740008651
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Nelson, V.
(West Texas State Univ. Canyon, TX, United States)
Gilmore, E.
(Amarillo Coll.)
Date Acquired
August 7, 2013
Publication Date
December 1, 1973
Publication Information
Publication: NASA. Lewis Res. Center Wind Energy Conversion Systems
Subject Category
Auxiliary Systems
Accession Number
74N16764
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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