A Review of Large Wind Turbine Systems

  • James I. Lerner
  • Horst Selzer


The objective of this article is to review the technical and economic status of large wind turbine systems which are nearing the stage of readiness for commercial operation. Owing to the comprehensive nature of this subject, an article of this length does not permit the elaboration required for in-depth coverage of both theory and results. Consequently, theoretical coverage will be provided only to the extent necessary to provide background to the subject of large wind turbines.


Wind Turbine Wind Farm Drive Train Pitch Control Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James I. Lerner
    • 1
  • Horst Selzer
    • 2
  1. 1.Wind Energy ConsultantSacramentoUSA
  2. 2.ERNO-Raumfahrttechnik GmbHBremenW. Germany

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