An experimental evaluation of resources and the potential for using the kinetic energy of wind to produce electricity

Stanisław Gumuła,

Katarzyna Stanisz


This article presents the results of a three-year study of local wind energy resources. The results were analyzed in espect to their compliance with the Weibull distribution model. The objective was to determine whether the actual distributions differ from the theoretical ones which are available in the IMGP studies. The potential for meeting electricity needs was determined on the basis of an assessment of local kinetic energy wind resources. This was based on producing wind energy for buildings that have no possibility of connecting to the grid. Several variants were considered in terms of demand for electricity at different buildings.

Słowa kluczowe: kinetic energy of wind, conversion of the kinetic energy of wind into electrical energy, the potential for meeting the electricity needs of a building

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