Wind Turbine Lightning Protection Project: 1999-2001

Eduard Muljadi

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report

Abstract

A lightning protection research and support program was instituted by NREL to help minimize lightning damage to wind turbines in the United States. This paper provides the results of a field test program, an evaluation of protection on selected turbines, and a literature search as well as the dissemination of the accumulated information.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages100
StatePublished - 2002

Bibliographical note

Work performed by McNiff Light Industry, Harborside, Maine

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-500-31115

Keywords

  • damage
  • lightning
  • power systems
  • renewable energy (RE)
  • wind farm
  • wind turbine

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