Investigation on the Performance of a Portable Power Generation System with a Low-Cost Vertical Axis Wind Turbine

Authors

  • M. F. Basar Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia
  • A. M. Norazizi Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia
  • I. Mustaffa Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia
  • C. T. Colin Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors at TU Dortmund University, Germany
  • S. N. S. Mirin Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia
  • Z. Jano Faculty of Electrical & Electronic Engineering Technology, Universiti Teknikal Malaysia Melaka, Malaysia
Volume: 11 | Issue: 6 | Pages: 7809-7813 | December 2021 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.4454

Abstract

The purpose of this project was to develop an innovative, small-scale, and portable vertical axis wind turbine for power generation. The wind turbine was simple in design and economical. Wind speeds ranging from 2.0ms-1 to 7.0ms-1 were tested on the proposed wind turbine. The experiments revealed that the turbine required a minimum wind speed of 3.9ms-1 to operate. According to the results, the proposed turbine achieved its maximum power output of 5.6W at a rotational speed of 65rpm when the wind speed was 7.0m/s. Additionally, voltage and current increased proportionately with increasing wind speed. The proposed system showed an average coefficient factor between 0.10 and 0.12. This portable wind turbine potentially revolutionizes industry while raising public awareness about clean and renewable energy.

Keywords:

power generation, vertical axis, wind turbine

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M. F. Basar, A. M. Norazizi, I. Mustaffa, C. T. Colin, S. N. S. Mirin, and Z. Jano, “Investigation on the Performance of a Portable Power Generation System with a Low-Cost Vertical Axis Wind Turbine”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 11, no. 6, pp. 7809–7813, Dec. 2021.

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