IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Estimation of the failure rate of wind turbine electrical systems exposed to lightning strikes

2015 IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting

Author(s): Newman Malcolm ; Raj K. Aggarwal
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 July 2015
Conference Location: Denver, CO, USA
Conference Date: 26 July 2015
Page(s): 1 - 5
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4673-8040-9
DOI: 10.1109/PESGM.2015.7285603
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This paper proposes a method for estimate the percentage annual failure rate of wind turbine electrical components due to the exposure to lightning flashes. It is well known that modern wind... View More

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