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Small Wind by Nolan Clark

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Index

Note: Page numbers with “f” denote figures; “t” tables; “b” boxes.

A

Annual energy production (AEP)
wind power density method, 18–19, 19t
wind speed histogram and wind turbine power curve, 17–18, 18t

B

Brakes
aerodynamic brakes, 64–66, 65f
dynamic brakes, 64
emergency brake, 62
mechanical brakes, 62–63, 63f, 64f
operating conditions, 62
parking brake, 62

C

Centrifugal/submersible turbine pump, 147–148, 148f
Cup-type anemometers, 16–17, 20f

D

Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA), 179
Distributed wind energy systems
community wind, 180, 184–185
DWEA, 179
electrical grid, 179–180
International Electrotechnical Commission, 180
midsized turbines
demand charge, 183
Iowa Department of Natural Resources, 181–182
Spirit Lake, 181, 182f

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