IEC 61400-12-1 Ed.2

WindCube Offshore- 2023/09/08 WindCube Offshore Vertical Profiler Lidar

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IEC standard recommends the use of remote sensors to measure the performances of a wind turbine generator. The WindCube is a fully representative device able to characterize the turbine efficiency at the wind farms. The standard set up some rules in order to perform such analysis mimicking the role of an IEC met mast.
  • Hub height wind speed is measured with WindCube and a small met mast (40 meters) allowing monitoring wind speed at low height.
  • Measurement of shear and/or veer from multiple range gate of WindCube allows deriving the Rotor Equivalent Wind speed and gets less uncertainty in performances measurement.
  • All environmental variables such as Turbulence Intensity can be measured with the WindCube and performances are normalized.