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Tesha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Jul-01-09 04:05 PM
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44. You're only making things worse for yourself.
Edited on Wed Jul-01-09 04:07 PM by Tesha
A watt is a watt is a watt and wind turbines aren't like the
generator on your '65 Volkswagen; they use electrical systems
that are a bit more sophisticated than that so that they can
produce output power over a wide RPM range.

In fact, the latest turbine installations tend to use an HVDC
(High Voltage Direct Current) bus among all the units in the
installation; each turbine forces onto the bus such power as
that turbine unit can momentarily generate. Then, a separate
inverter unit generates perfectly standardized, three-phase,
constant voltage, constant-frequency bus-synchronized,
60 Hz power from the HVDC bus. An HVDC bus is particularly
advantageous if the wind turbines are connected via buried
or submarine cables because it eliminates losses due to
capacitive reactance with the surrounding ground or water.

Honestly, it's clear you don't know what you're talking about
so you'd be better off giving up on your argument.

Tesha
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