Asynchronous Generators for use in Gearless Wind Turbines

Bogi Bech Jensen (Invited author), Matthew L. Henriksen (Invited author)

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Abstract

In this presentation the squirrel cage induction generator is proposed for a direct-drive wind turbine. The squirrel cage induction generator is proposed for direct drive wind turbines, because of its simple and rugged construction and because it does not require rare earth elements, which are a key element in permanent magnets and might become difficult to source affordably in the future.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationDanish Magnetics Society General Meeting
Publication date2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventDanish Magnetics Society General Meeting - Aarhus, Denmark
Duration: 8 Mar 2011 → …

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ConferenceDanish Magnetics Society General Meeting
CountryDenmark
CityAarhus
Period08/03/2011 → …

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