### Abstract

According to wind-climatic requirement of wind farms wind speed should exceed the so called cut-in speed. If this inequality is realized then regarding the wind-climatic features of Hungary the following conditions may occur: the wind turbine is operating with high probability, energy is generated; it is working in a regulated mode with low probability; it is not working with very low probability. Therefore in terms of continuous energy production by wind one question arises: are there any temporal and/or orographic shifts in different heights compared to the wind-climatic condition mentioned above. In this paper this question is analyzed on the basis of seven Hungarian meteorological stations that have hourly measured wind speed data considering the period between 1991 and 2000. The probability of wind speeds exceeding 3 m/s, statistics of wind speed intervals higher and lower than 3 m/s and statistics of average hourly wind speed intervals higher than 3 m/s were analyzed at the heights of 10, 30 and 60 m. A statistical parameter that is proportional to the average specific wind power of a day in a time period was defined and, its connection to the average length of those intervals that have higher or equal hourly average wind speeds more than 3 m/s in a given month was investigated. With the help of such parameters the value of monthly average specific wind power can be estimated.

Original language | English |
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Pages (from-to) | 510-518 |

Number of pages | 9 |

Journal | Renewable Energy |

Volume | 36 |

Issue number | 2 |

DOIs | |

Publication status | Published - Feb 2011 |

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### Keywords

- Daily run and hourly probability of wind speed
- Monthly mean specific wind power
- Power law
- Wind speed distribution
- Wind speed intervals

### ASJC Scopus subject areas

- Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment

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*Renewable Energy*,

*36*(2), 510-518. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2010.06.034

**Climatic conditions for operation of wind turbines in Hungary.** / Tar, Károly; Farkas, I.; Rózsavölgyi, Kornél.

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*Renewable Energy*, vol. 36, no. 2, pp. 510-518. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2010.06.034

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T1 - Climatic conditions for operation of wind turbines in Hungary

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AU - Farkas, I.

AU - Rózsavölgyi, Kornél

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N2 - According to wind-climatic requirement of wind farms wind speed should exceed the so called cut-in speed. If this inequality is realized then regarding the wind-climatic features of Hungary the following conditions may occur: the wind turbine is operating with high probability, energy is generated; it is working in a regulated mode with low probability; it is not working with very low probability. Therefore in terms of continuous energy production by wind one question arises: are there any temporal and/or orographic shifts in different heights compared to the wind-climatic condition mentioned above. In this paper this question is analyzed on the basis of seven Hungarian meteorological stations that have hourly measured wind speed data considering the period between 1991 and 2000. The probability of wind speeds exceeding 3 m/s, statistics of wind speed intervals higher and lower than 3 m/s and statistics of average hourly wind speed intervals higher than 3 m/s were analyzed at the heights of 10, 30 and 60 m. A statistical parameter that is proportional to the average specific wind power of a day in a time period was defined and, its connection to the average length of those intervals that have higher or equal hourly average wind speeds more than 3 m/s in a given month was investigated. With the help of such parameters the value of monthly average specific wind power can be estimated.

AB - According to wind-climatic requirement of wind farms wind speed should exceed the so called cut-in speed. If this inequality is realized then regarding the wind-climatic features of Hungary the following conditions may occur: the wind turbine is operating with high probability, energy is generated; it is working in a regulated mode with low probability; it is not working with very low probability. Therefore in terms of continuous energy production by wind one question arises: are there any temporal and/or orographic shifts in different heights compared to the wind-climatic condition mentioned above. In this paper this question is analyzed on the basis of seven Hungarian meteorological stations that have hourly measured wind speed data considering the period between 1991 and 2000. The probability of wind speeds exceeding 3 m/s, statistics of wind speed intervals higher and lower than 3 m/s and statistics of average hourly wind speed intervals higher than 3 m/s were analyzed at the heights of 10, 30 and 60 m. A statistical parameter that is proportional to the average specific wind power of a day in a time period was defined and, its connection to the average length of those intervals that have higher or equal hourly average wind speeds more than 3 m/s in a given month was investigated. With the help of such parameters the value of monthly average specific wind power can be estimated.

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KW - Power law

KW - Wind speed distribution

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