1 Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark2 Aeroelastic Design, Department of Wind Energy, Technical University of Denmark3 Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark4 Diode Lasers and LED Systems, Department of Photonics Engineering, Technical University of Denmark5 FAKTOR 36 Henning Larsen Architects A/S
In the present work, an overview of three different wind turbines used in hybrid luminaries is presented. The turbines are: vertical-axis twisted Savonius, three-blade horizontal-axis, and vertical-axis three-blade helical H-rotor. The considered luminaries are also equipped with photovoltaic panels and batteries, detailed investigation of which is outside the scope of the present manuscript. Analysis of the turbines’ performance based on producer-supplied power curves is presented together with an estimation of the wind climate in Copenhagen district comprising 1-2 story single family buildings. A new vertical-axis twisted Savonius rotor is proposed for a luminary being designed for such a district within the “Development of CO2 neutral urban luminary” project.
Proceedings of Ewea 2013, 2013
Hybrid luminary; Street lamp; CO2 neutral; Small wind turbine; Savonius; Urban wind energy
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European Wind Energy Conference & Exhibition 2013