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Title: Wind power potential in central aegean sea, Greece
Authors: Φυρίππης, Ιωάννης
Αξαόπουλος, Πέτρος Ι.
Παναγιώτου, Γρηγόρης
Item type: Conference publication
Conference Item Type: Poster
Keywords: Wind speed;Aegean Sea;Ταχύτητα αέρα;Αιγαίο πέλαγος
Subjects: Mechanics
Renewable energy sources
Ανανεώσιμες πηγές ενέργειας
Issue Date: 8-Jan-2015
Date of availability: 8-Jan-2015
Publisher: [χ.ό.]
Abstract: The current paper presents an investigation of the wind power potential of Koronos village, a remote location in the northeastern part of Naxos Island, Greece, using real data collected from a measurement mast. The obtained wind characteristics were statistically analyzed using the Weibull and Rayleigh distribution functions. The results from this investigation showed that the selected site falls under Class 7 of the international system of wind classification as the mean annual wind speed recorded in the area was 7.4 m/s and the corresponding annual mean power density was estimated to be 420 W/m2. Furthermore, the prevailing wind directions characterizing the area were the northeastern and the north-northeastern. From the statistical analysis of these results, it was revealed that the Weibull model fitted the actual data better. This remark was further enhanced by the evaluation of the performance of these two distributions.
Language: English
Citation: Fyrippis, I., Axaopoulos, P. and Panayiotou, G. (2008). Wind power potential in central aegean sea, Greece. In the 2nd WSEAS/IASME International Conference on renewable energy sources. Corfu, 26th-28th October 2008. pp. 210-210.
Conference: WSEAS/IASME International Conference on renewable energy sources
Access scheme: Publicly accessible
License: Αναφορά Δημιουργού-Μη Εμπορική Χρήση-Όχι Παράγωγα Έργα 3.0 Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες
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