wind turbine kW input when the wind isn't blowing, maximum output capacity, annual load factor and the

Dear Claverton,

Below is a table of the complete fleet of eastern Australian wind turbines showing the maximum output capacity, annual load factor and the kW input when the wind isn’t blowing. ¬†Some farms apparently have their own auxiliary power and don’t draw from the grid but in any event the drain on the grid is quite small.


Prof Leith A Elder BE PEng
Principal Engineer
Essential Energy
Goulburn NSW

Visiting Professorial Fellow
School of Electrical, Computer & Telecommunications Engineering
University of Wollongong
wind imports


  1. Pat Gill - June 1, 2012, 2:19 pm Reply


    The linkto your data appears to be defective ?


  2. admin - June 3, 2012, 3:17 pm Reply

    Thanks, now fixed…..

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