Summary Report on Forgen 500 Wind Turbine Performance Seth White, UNAVCO August 10 2007 updated April 30 2008 Introduction The Forgen 500 wind turbine has been tested by UNAVCO in a varitey of conditions, including two Antarctic deployments.... Read More
Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 3 Status as of 6 Nov 2002: The wind system is up, running and charging, but not generating as much power as before. We are investigating. The University of Colorado Mountain Research... Read More
Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 1 The purpose of phase one of the wind generator testing is to become familiar with the general setup and power characteristics of the system. This includes tower construction, cabling, regulation and... Read More
Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005, Phase 2 This phase of the test will concentrate on answering the following questions: How will the wind generator perform in a realistic wind/solar hybrid GPS station? Assume a load of 15-20 Watts. What is... Read More
Wind Power Testing at UNAVCO through 2005 Alternative Power Source for Continuous GPS Stations With an increasing number of GPS site installations in locations such as Antarctica and Alaska, it is important to examine renewable energy alternatives.... Read More
Wind Power for Remote DC Powered Stations Steven Borenstein, Warren Gallaher, Chuck Kurnik University NAVSTAR Consortium (UNAVCO) The University NAVSTAR Consortium (UNAVCO) Boulder Facility is assessing wind technology for powering remote GPS... Read More
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