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Upolu (Samoa) Wind Resource Assessment Report

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Submitted by Kini on May 12, 2016 - 10:53am
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This report was prepared by the UNDP. GHD was commissioned by UNDP to:

» Undertake data validation;

» Estimate site specific wind resource potential as well as estimate the overall wind resources for Upolu;

» Assess suitable wind turbines for installation in Samoa and determine willingness of turbine manufacturers to participate in a project;

» Prepare very preliminary generation prediction for a 25 MW grid connected wind farm at the monitoring site in Afulilo to indicate the commercial potential; and

» Recommend next steps for furthering wind resource development and/or assessment including pre feasibility/ feasibility study and drafting of the Terms of Reference (TOR) for such.

keywords: wind, renewable energy, wind farm, Samoa

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