Cost-effectiveness of the vortex-augmented wind turbine

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Abstract

Cost estimates for the conventional, horizontal-axis, wind turbine and for the vortex-augmented wind turbine are presented. For the latter, the vortex is generated by an appropriate delta wing. It is shown that the vortex-augmented wind turbine competes well with the conventional type. Its economical advantage increases with increasing output power.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)119-130
Number of pages12
JournalEnergy
Volume4
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Jan 1979

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