IEA Wind TCP Task 37: Systems Engineering in Wind Energy-WP2.1 Reference Wind Turbines

Pietro Bortolotti, Helena Canet Tarrés, Katherine Dykes, Karl Merz, Latha Sethuraman, David Verelst, Frederik Zahle

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Abstract

This report describes two wind turbine models developed within the second work package (WP2) of IEA Wind Task 37 on Wind Energy Systems Engineering: Integrated RD&D. The wind turbine models can be used as references for future research projects on wind energy, representing a modern land-based wind turbine and a latest generation offshore wind turbine. The land-based design is a class IIIA geared configuration with a rated electrical power of 3.4-MW, a rotor diameter of 130 m, and a hub height of 110 m. The offshore design is a class IA configuration with a rated electrical power of 10.0 MW, a rotor diameter of 198 m, and a hub height of 119 m. The offshore turbine employs a direct-drive generator.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherNational Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Number of pages138
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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Bortolotti, P., Tarrés, H. C., Dykes, K., Merz, K., Sethuraman, L., Verelst, D., & Zahle, F. (2019). IEA Wind TCP Task 37: Systems Engineering in Wind Energy-WP2.1 Reference Wind Turbines. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). https://doi.org/10.2172/1529216