Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2015, Article ID 614514, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/614514
Research Article

Economic Analysis of Wind Turbine Installation in Taiwan

Department of Electrical Engineering, Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Tainan 710, Taiwan

Received 30 September 2014; Accepted 2 December 2014

Academic Editor: Mo Li

Copyright © 2015 Jeeng-Min Ling and Kunkerati Lublertlop. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. T.-J. Chang, Y.-T. Wu, H.-Y. Hsu, C.-R. Chu, and C.-M. Liao, “Assessment of wind characteristics and wind turbine characteristics in Taiwan,” Renewable Energy, vol. 28, no. 6, pp. 851–871, 2003. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. A. Ucar and F. Balo, “Evaluation of wind energy potential and electricity generation at six locations in Turkey,” Applied Energy, vol. 86, no. 10, pp. 1864–1872, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. A. Mostafaeipour, “Economic evaluation of small wind turbine utilization in Kerman, Iran,” Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 73, pp. 214–225, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. K. Mohammadi and A. Mostafaeipour, “Economic feasibility of developing wind turbines in Aligoodarz, Iran,” Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 76, pp. 645–653, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. S. L. Ferrell and E. A. DeVuyst, “Decommissioning wind energy projects: an economic and political analysis,” Energy Policy, vol. 53, pp. 105–113, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. S. M. Shaahid, L. M. Al-Hadhrami, and M. K. Rahman, “Economic feasibility of development of wind power plants in coastal locations of Saudi Arabia—a review,” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 19, pp. 589–597, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. R. Belu and D. Koracin, “Wind characteristics and wind energy potential in western Nevada,” Renewable Energy, vol. 34, no. 10, pp. 2246–2251, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. F. Jowder, “Wind power analysis and site matching of wind turbine generators in Kingdom of Bahrain,” Applied Energy, vol. 86, no. 4, pp. 538–545, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. M. Elamouri and F. Ben Amar, “Wind energy potential in Tunisia,” Renewable Energy, vol. 33, no. 4, pp. 758–768, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. L. Fingersh, M. Hand, and A. Laxson, “Wind turbine design cost and scaling model,” Tech. Rep. NREL/TP-500-40566, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, 2006. View at Google Scholar
  11. M. Schmidt, The economic optimization of wind turbine design [Master thesis], Georgia Institute of Technology, 2007.
  12. Y. Himri, S. Himri, and A. B. Stambouli, “Assessing the wind energy potential projects in Algeria,” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 13, no. 8, pp. 2187–2191, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. I. Munteanu, A. I. Bratcu, and N. A. Cutululis, Optimal Control of Wind Energy Systems, Springer, 2008.
  14. T. Diveux, P. Sebastian, and J. R. Puiggali, “Horizontal axis wind turbine system: optimization using genetic algorithms,” Wind Energy, vol. 4, pp. 151–171, 2001. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar