Thursday, April 1, 2010

Wind Turbine shuts down in Storm

This is the Repower MM92, rated power: 2000kw, rotor diameter: 92.5m, hub height: 100m. These turbines usually shut down at about 25 m/s or 55 mph, this is the maximum operational limit The time span in the video is about 2 hours while the wind speed went up from about 18 m/s to 30 m/s. When the wind was gusting up to 30 m/s the rotor blades were pitched out of the wind.
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