Dataset on Cosmo-1 based Energy Potential in Swiss Alps

This dataset consist of simulated hourly power production from an Enercon E82 Turbine at 100 m hub-height. It describes the hourly power output a 1MW turbine would produce in each 0.01° grid cell for the years 2016 and 2017.

100 m wind speed data was taken from the COSMO-1 model (Consortium for Small-scale Modeling 2017), which has a 0.01° horizontal resolution. The domain covered is the whole of Switzerland, with the exclusion of lakes. As such, the number of 0.01◦ pixels within Switzerland amounts to 48657. Conversion to power output was done based on the power curve of the Enercon E82 Turbine. As power output is lower at altitude due to lower air density, we corrected for this effect as described in (Kruyt et al. 2017).

Please cite the following paper in connection with the dataset:

Paper Citation:

Bert Kruyt, Jérôme Dujardin, and Michael Lehning: Improvement of wind power assessment in complex terrain: The case of COSMO-1 in the Swiss Alps, Front. Energy Res., [doi:10.3389/fenrg.2018.00102] (https://doi.org/10.3389/fenrg.2018.00102)

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Additional information

Identifier
e1d8922e-43f7-4a24-bf5f-d14d69414ff4@envidat
Title for URL of the dataset
dataset-on-cosmo-1-based-energy-potential-in-swiss-alps
Schedule the publication of the dataset
Issued date
September 27, 2018
Modification date
December 15, 2020
Update interval
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Temporal coverage
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Publisher Information
Eawag: Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology
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Languages
English
Url
https://www.envidat.ch/#/metadata/dataset-on-wind-fields-and-energy-potential-in-swiss-alps
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