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                            1 kW WINDFLOWER               
 

ROTORDIAMETER : 2.7 m

BLADES:  6-12 glassfibre blades

REVOLUTIONS:  0-250 rpm

GENERATOR: 3 phase 1/1,5 kW standard induction generator, 400 V AC, IP 55

TRANSMISSIONHelical.  safety factor 2

SAFETY: Stall and passive yaw.  Runaway stop. Manual reset from the ground

 
 
Prototype goes up for testing Autumn 2002

BASIC CONTROLLER:  Magnetization and control of generator field. Direct operation of standard  motors, pumps and heating coils.

BATTERY CHARGER:  1 kW 25 Hz transformer and rectifier. Optional voltage: 12, 24 or 48 V DC. Battery control.  

POWER CURVE:  3 m/s: 25 W - 5 m/s: 120 W - 7 m/s: 390 W - 9 m/s: 625 W - 10 m/s: 1000 W - 13 m/s: 1500 W (computed values)

WEIGHT: Nacelle 45 kg