Zeeland Test


Skystream outperforms competition at low-wind site

Since 2008, our award-winning Skystream 3.7 wind turbine's performance and energy yield has been measured at the Test Field for Small Wind Turbines in Zeeland, the Netherlands - an in-depth extensive assessment conducted by the Dutch government. XZERES Wind has not been directly involved in the test. Despite the low wind speeds at the site, the Skystream 3.7 was one of the only wind turbines that performed consistently and without incident, according to data results. Given the low average winds at the site, a factor that causes many wind turbines to underperform, the Skystream 3.7 system out-produces the others at the test site.

Results:

Turbine Diameter

Swept Area (m2)

Wind Speed (m/s) Annual Energy (kWh) Energy/swept area (kWh/m2)
Skystream 3.7 3.7 10.87 3.8 2159 198.6
Fortis Montana 5 19.60 3.8 2559 130.6
Fortis Passat 3.12 7.60 3.8 634 83.4
DonQi 2 1.77 3.8 420 237.3
Ampair 1.7 2.30 3.8 302 131.2
WRE 030 3.3 7.26 3.8 555 76.4
WRE 060 3.3 14.52 3.8 512 35.3
Energy Ball 1.1 0.80 3.8 63 78.8
Turby 2.1 5.30 3.8 165 31.1
Airdolphin 1.8 2.50 3.8 333 133.2
Raum 2.9 6.80 3.8 558 82.1
Swift 2.1 3.50 3.8 125 35.7
Black 300 1.22 1.17 3.8 * *

*Data not yet available