High Resolution Wind Power and Wind Drought Models

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Title: High Resolution Wind Power and Wind Drought Models
Authors: Carroll, PaulaCradden, Lucy C.Ó hÉigeartaigha, Mícheál
Permanent link: http://hdl.handle.net/10197/10490
Date: 2018
Online since: 2019-05-16T09:36:45Z
Abstract: We present high resolution wind power statistical models fitted to meteorological data for the island of Ireland. We find that a discrete Burr model efficiently represents the number of consecutive hours of wind power availability. Burr models are also useful to model the complement of the wind power availability events, wind droughts, when wind speed is insufficient to produce wind power. The models developed in this study may be most useful at time resolutions less than six hours to capture zero power and short bursts of wind power potential. They could serve as a useful complement to other wind power modelling approaches such as MERRA reanalysis models. Wind power duration models, and their wind drought complements, also provide insights for investors on potential wind power availability at geographic locations.
Funding Details: European Commission - Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)
University College Dublin
Type of material: Journal Article
Publisher: IASKS
Journal: International Journal of Thermal and Environmental Engineering
Volume: 16
Issue: 1
Start page: 27
End page: 36
Copyright (published version): 2018 International Association for Sharing Knowledge and Sustainability
Keywords: Wind Power ModelWind Drought ModelDiscrete Count ModelWind Energy Resource
DOI: 10.5383/ijtee.16.01.004
Language: en
Status of Item: Peer reviewed
Appears in Collections:Business Research Collection

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