Magnet Free Generators - 3rd Generation Wind Turbine Generators

Bogi Bech Jensen, Nenad Mijatovic, Matthew Lee Henriksen

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    Abstract

    This paper presents an introduction to superconducting wind turbine generators, which are often referred to as 3rd generation wind turbine generators. Advantages and challenges of superconducting generators are presented with particular focus on possible weight and efficiency improvements. A comparison of the rare earth usage in different topologies of permanent magnet generators and superconducting generators is also presented.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of UK Magnetics Society conference
    Number of pages2
    Publication date2013
    Publication statusPublished - 2013
    EventMaterials and Applications - Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark
    Duration: 22 Oct 201323 Oct 2013

    Conference

    ConferenceMaterials and Applications
    LocationAalborg University
    Country/TerritoryDenmark
    CityAalborg
    Period22/10/201323/10/2013

    Bibliographical note

    Bogi B. Jensen, Nenad Mijatovic and Matthew L. Henriksen

    The publication presents peer reviews conference paper, presented at UK Magnetics Society conference in Aalborg

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