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Table 3

Characteristics of the selected wind turbines.

Characteristics WT1 WT2 WT3 WT4 WT5
Hub height (m) 30 30 30 30 30
Rated power PR  (kW) 20 20 20 20 20
Rotor diameter (m) 10 10 10 10 10
Cut-in wind speed VC  (m/s) 1.5 2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5
Rated wind speed VR  (m/s) 8 9 10 11 12
Cut-off wind speed VF  (m/s) 25 25 25 25 25
Price (USD/kW) [53] 1,775 1,775 1,775 1,775 1,775
Price (kXAF/kW) 1,065 1,065 1,065 1,065 1,065