What is a wind meter?

Answer The wind meter, also known as an anemometer, is used to record and measure wind speed distribution. Data collected from the wind meter is logged for a period of a little over 30 days and is then s... Read More »

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How to Read a Wind Rose Meter?

A wind rose is a bar graph composed of a number of concentric circles with bars of varying colors and thicknesses radiating from the middle. The graph depicts wind statistics gathered over time. St... Read More »

If the wind speed doubles what happens to the theoretical wind power?

When wind speed doubles, the theoretical wind power increases by eight times. This is because wind power is determined by the equation "P = 0.5 x rho x A x V^3". Where A is the size of the turbine... Read More »

If the wind speed is twenty mph&the temperature is five degrees fahrenheit what is the wind chill?

According to the National Weather Service, if the wind speed is 20 mph and the temperature is 5 degrees F, the wind chill would be -15 degrees F. Wind chill measures how the air temperature combine... Read More »

What is the wind speed needed to run a wind turbine?

The U.S. Department of Energy considers a wind speed of 14.5 miles per hour, measured 80 meters off the ground, necessary to run a wind turbine. The wind speed must be measured and averaged over th... Read More »