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Wind Power

A wind generator is a clear option when an autonomous system is being designed for a wireless relay to be built on a hill or mountain. A concern for wind power is that the wind speed must be high enough at a site which may be surrounded by objects. The average wind speed over the year should be at least 3-4meter per second, and the wind generator should be 6 meters higher than other objects within a distance of 100 meters. A location far away from the coast usually lacks sufficient wind energy to support a wind powered system.

Last Update: 2007-01-25