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Title: Investigation of Innovative Rotor Concepts for the Big Adaptive Rotor Project

Abstract

The Big Adaptive Rotor (BAR) project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office and has the objective of researching and developing innovative technologies that enable large land-based rotors that have the potential to produce a 10% increase in CF over current technology. The innovative technologies must have a reduction in specific power to at least 150 W/m2 at an International Electrotechnical Commission Class III wind site for a 5-megawatt (MW) or higher rating and maintain a competitive levelized cost of energy (LCOE) compared to current technology. The purpose of this document is to: 1. Identify and classify innovative BAR concepts 2. Evaluate the concepts in terms of their potential to impact wind plant LCOE and other performance metrics of interest and identify science and engineering challenges that would limit the commercialization of these concepts 3. Quantitatively analyze and compare the BAR concepts.

Authors:
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  1. National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. Sandia National Laboratories
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Wind and Water Technologies Office (EE-4W)
OSTI Identifier:
1563139
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-5000-73605
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
17 WIND ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY; wind energy; levelized cost of energy; land-based; big adaptive rotor; BAR

Citation Formats

Johnson, Nicholas, Bortolotti, Pietro, Dykes, Katherine L, Barter, Garrett E, Moriarty, Patrick J, Carron, William S, Wendt, Fabian F, Veers, Paul S, Paquette, Josh, Kelly, Chris, and Ennis, Brandon. Investigation of Innovative Rotor Concepts for the Big Adaptive Rotor Project. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.2172/1563139.
Johnson, Nicholas, Bortolotti, Pietro, Dykes, Katherine L, Barter, Garrett E, Moriarty, Patrick J, Carron, William S, Wendt, Fabian F, Veers, Paul S, Paquette, Josh, Kelly, Chris, & Ennis, Brandon. Investigation of Innovative Rotor Concepts for the Big Adaptive Rotor Project. United States. doi:10.2172/1563139.
Johnson, Nicholas, Bortolotti, Pietro, Dykes, Katherine L, Barter, Garrett E, Moriarty, Patrick J, Carron, William S, Wendt, Fabian F, Veers, Paul S, Paquette, Josh, Kelly, Chris, and Ennis, Brandon. Mon . "Investigation of Innovative Rotor Concepts for the Big Adaptive Rotor Project". United States. doi:10.2172/1563139. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1563139.
@article{osti_1563139,
title = {Investigation of Innovative Rotor Concepts for the Big Adaptive Rotor Project},
author = {Johnson, Nicholas and Bortolotti, Pietro and Dykes, Katherine L and Barter, Garrett E and Moriarty, Patrick J and Carron, William S and Wendt, Fabian F and Veers, Paul S and Paquette, Josh and Kelly, Chris and Ennis, Brandon},
abstractNote = {The Big Adaptive Rotor (BAR) project is funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office and has the objective of researching and developing innovative technologies that enable large land-based rotors that have the potential to produce a 10% increase in CF over current technology. The innovative technologies must have a reduction in specific power to at least 150 W/m2 at an International Electrotechnical Commission Class III wind site for a 5-megawatt (MW) or higher rating and maintain a competitive levelized cost of energy (LCOE) compared to current technology. The purpose of this document is to: 1. Identify and classify innovative BAR concepts 2. Evaluate the concepts in terms of their potential to impact wind plant LCOE and other performance metrics of interest and identify science and engineering challenges that would limit the commercialization of these concepts 3. Quantitatively analyze and compare the BAR concepts.},
doi = {10.2172/1563139},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {9}
}

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