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dc.date.accessioned2021-09-10T03:18:23Z
dc.date.available2021-09-10T03:18:23Z
dc.date.copyright2020en_NZ
dc.identifier.citationChemical Engineering Transactions, 81, 73-78. https://doi.org/10.3303/CET2081013
dc.identifier.issn2283-9216en_NZ
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10292/14493
dc.description.abstractThis paper proposes and evaluates an optimized system of offshore wind turbines operating as a renewable energy generating unit in New Zealand. A comprehensive simulation model has been set up, using several available commercial software packages to test performance, capacity and efficiency of the proposed system. Available wind records have been used to select three coastal regions which are suitable for wind energy generation and conduct simulation model runs at three locations. Findings so far have been firstly that horizontal axis wind turbines are the most suitable for offshore installation; secondly that a direct current microgrid appears suitable for linking to the onshore electricity supply network; thirdly, many coastal sites can be ruled out because generating capacity is too low or because site factors preclude installation; and fourthly there are some sites where simulation results indicate good potential for offshore wind energy and other site factors do not preclude development. Evaluation of the economic feasibility and returns is now in progress.en_NZ
dc.publisherThe Italian Association of Chemical Engineering (AIDIC)
dc.relation.urihttps://www.cetjournal.it/index.php/cet/article/view/CET2081013
dc.rightsThis journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Our policy is to permit Authors to reuse part of their CET articles or to self-archive the published version of their work in Institutional Repository, provided that AIDIC/CET is acknowledged as the source. The version to be used is the Publisher’s PDF. No embargo period is required.
dc.titleWind Power Potential Assessment for Three Locations in New Zealanden_NZ
dc.typeJournal Article
dc.rights.accessrightsOpenAccessen_NZ
dc.identifier.doi10.3303/CET2081013en_NZ
dark.contributor.authorNasab, NMen_NZ
dark.contributor.authorKilby, Jen_NZ
dark.contributor.authorBakhtiaryfard, Len_NZ
aut.relation.endpage78
aut.relation.startpage73
aut.relation.volume81en_NZ
pubs.elements-id392991
aut.relation.journalChemical Engineering Transactionsen_NZ


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