Power Curve Tests

Witness

Power Curve Test is the most key aspect in determining the fulfilment of the contractual obligation of the Power Curve Guarantee provided by the Wind turbine manufacturer. MeteoPole’s WRA team carries an extensive competency and expertise to carry out a detailed review and analysis of the power curve test procedure and results.

The key areas covered are as below:

  • Review of the test WTG locations
  • Review of the Power Curve test procedure in the Turbine Supply Agreement (TSA) as per IEC 61400-12-1
  • Review of the proposed power curve test methodology as per IEC 61400-12-1
  • Review of the proposed test reference met mast configuration and measuring instruments
  • Review and analysis of the recorded test data and results

MeteoPole shall submit a high-level report covering the above mentioned parameters and certify the results of the Power Curve Test. 

Conduct

Power Curve Test is the most key aspect in determining the fulfilment of the contractual obligation of the Power Curve Guarantee provided by the Wind turbine manufacturer. MeteoPole’s WRA team carries an extensive competency and expertise to carry out a power curve test.

The key areas covered are as below:

  • Identification of the test WTG locations (as per IEC 61400-12-1)
  • Review of the Power Curve test procedure in the Turbine Supply Agreement (TSA) as per IEC 61400-12-1
  • Propose power curve test methodology as per IEC 61400-12-1
  • Design the test reference met mast configuration and measuring instruments as per IEC 61400-12-1
  • If installation of test reference met mast is not feasible at the given test WTG location, then the measurements shall be carried out through LiDAR device (WINDCUBEv2).
  • Analysis of the measured data and analysing.

MeteoPole shall submit a high-level report covering the above mentioned parameters and certify the results of the Power Curve Test. 

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