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General data

  • Manufacturer: GE Energy (USA)
  • Model: 1.5xle
  • Rated power: 1,500 kW
  • Rotor diameter: 82.5 m
  • No more available
  • Wind class: IEC IIIb
  • Offshore model: no
  • Swept area: 5,346 m²
  • Power density: 3.57 m²/kW
  • Number of blades: 3
  • Power control: Pitch
  • Commissioning: 2005

Weights

  • Nacelle: 54 tons
  • Rotor + hub: 31 tons

Rotor

  • Minimum rotor speed: 11 rd/min
  • Maximum rotor speed: 16,8 rd/min
  • Cut-in wind speed: 3,5 m/s
  • Rated wind speed: 12 m/s
  • Cut-off wind speed: 20 m/s
  • Manufacturer: LM Glasfiber, GE Energy

Gear box

  • Gear box: yes
  • Stages: 3
  • Gear ratio: 107
  • Manufacturer: Bosch Rexroth, Winergy

Generator

  • Type: DFIG
  • Number: 1
  • Maximum speed: 1800 - 1440 rounds/minute
  • Voltage: 690 - 575 V
  • Manufacturer: Bosch Rexroth, VEM, Loher

Tower

  • Minimum hub height: 59 m
  • Maximum hub height: 100 m
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