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wind measurement

[′win ‚mezh·ər·mənt]
(meteorology)
The determination of three parameters: the size of an air sample, its speed, and its direction of motion.
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Examples of suggested configurations for terrestrial wind measurements are shown in Figure 5.
Accurate assessment of the wind resource is crucial in order to secure funding for projects, with many funding agencies requiring wind measurements at two-thirds of the proposed hub height; however, with increasing turbine sizes this is becoming more difficult, even with 60 m meteorological towers.
For wind measurements, the site is somewhat sheltered by land from southerly directions but the marine wind from northerly sectors are properly represented.
The nine participants bidding to build, own and operate the Gulf of Suez Wind Power Project have chosen GL Garrad Hassan to conduct a wind measurement campaign.
Catch the Wind serves the commercial market sector for laser based wind sensor systems, recognized as the "gold standard" in wind measurement.
has transferred one of its 60-meter NRG wind measurement systems to the Belo Blato project site in Serbia to help with determining turbine placement.
To a certain extent these assumptions are acceptable for the classical wind measurement scheme, consisting of 8 observations a day.
As noted in the previous section, the on-board wind measurement (velocity probe) was mounted sufficiently close to the vehicle (1.
GE believes Pentaluma[euro](tm)s wind measurement technology is low-cost enough to drive mass market adoption, the target firm said.
Scope of works includes necessary site visit (s), a 12 months wind measurement campaign, a wind turbine market survey, a geotechnical investigation study & a topographical survey, electrical grid impact assessment, conceptional design, capital & operational expenditure estimates, risk & opportunities assessment, project implementation schedule, estimation of the expected reduced fuel consumption, expected reduction of CO2emmissions & a final study report.
Dulas has a highly experienced wind team with over 20 years' knowledge of turbine siting, wind measurement and planning to medium scale wind.
Another interesting feature of wind patterns in this area is that even relatively well-placed and fully open wind measurement sites in the coastal area of the Gulf of Finland do not represent many important properties of marine winds [1,12,13].