Estimating Electricity Generation from Wind Power by V82 at ThiQar – Iraq

Abstract

One of the most demanded studies is wind turbine site assessment. It is difficult to build asimulation program because of the many variables that affect the wind speed and direction.The procedure of this research depend on two approaches, the Wind Atlas Analysis model andthe Inverse Distance Wait interpolation. These procedures give the estimated annual energyproduction for each turbine (V82) with 82m blades diameter at 70m hub heights. The outputat this location for each turbine is about (4.3 GWh). The studied area is about 20x20km2 andcould be plant at least 600 turbine and have about 2500 GWh of annual energy production.

Keywords

wind power, WAsP, GIS