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Title: Wind energy potential assessment in Naxos Island, Greece
Authors: Fyrippis, Ioannis 
Axaopoulos, Petros J. 
Panayiotou, Gregoris 
Fyrippis, Ioannis 
Axaopoulos, Petros J. 
Keywords: Naxos Island (Greece)
Wind power
Winds--Speed
Rayleigh number
Weibull distribution
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Elsevier
Source: Applied energy, 2010, Volume 87, Issue 2, Pages 577–586
Abstract: The current paper presents an investigation of the wind power potential of Koronos village, a remote location in the northeastern part of Naxos Island, Greece, using real wind data by a measurement mast. The obtained wind characteristics were statistically analysed using the Weibull and Rayleigh distribution functions. The results from this investigation showed that the selected site falls under Class 7 of the international system of wind classification as the mean annual wind speed recorded in the area was 7.4 m/s and the corresponding annual mean power density was estimated to be 420 W/m2. Furthermore, the prevailing wind directions characterising the area were the northeastern and the north–northeastern. From the statistical analysis of these results, it was revealed that the Weibull model fitted the actual data better. This remark was further enhanced by the evaluation of the performance of these two distributions
URI: http://ktisis.cut.ac.cy/handle/10488/7464
ISSN: 0306-2619
DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2009.05.031
Rights: © 2009 Elsevier Ltd
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