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Wind Electric Pumping Systems Sizing and Cost Estimation

This document can help the potential buyer of a water-pumping system determine whether a wind electric system is applicable. Step-by-step procedures for sizing and estimating the costs of a system are provided. Sections address subjects such as the estimation of water-pumping requirements, assessment of wind resource, selection of components, prediction of output and preparation of bid specifications.


Wyatt, A. (1992). Wind Electric Pumping Systems: Sizing and Cost Estimation. Washington, DC: American Wind Energy Association.