Optimized Design of Wind Farm Configuration: Case Study


  • Ismail Ismail Mechanical Engineering Postgraduate Student, Universitas Gadjah Mada Jl. Grafika No. 2, Yogyakarta 55281
  • Samsul Kamal Mechanical Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada Jl. Grafika No. 2, Yogyakarta 55281
  • Purnomo Purnomo Mechanical Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada Jl. Grafika No. 2, Yogyakarta 55281
  • Sarjiya Sarjiya Electrical Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada Jl. Grafika No. 2, Yogyakarta 55281
  • Prajitno Prajitno Mechanical Engineering, Universitas Gadjah Mada Jl. Grafika No. 2, Yogyakarta 55281


Potential, wind farm, optimized design, ratio cost per unit energy


The initial result of wind energy study conducted in onshore Purworejo in one year (October 2004 ~ September 2005) shows that potential wind speed on the heights of 100 m with the Weibull shape parameter is 1.74 and the Weibull scale parameter is 6.93 m/s. The research is located near fishery industrial activity, fish auction market and transmission network electric. Study for the development of potential wind energy into wind farm in coastal area of South Purworejo is strategic for Central Java Province, Indonesia. In numerical procedure, two-numerical phases are conducted, and they cover (i) numerical based on capacity factor and (ii) numerical based on wind farm configuration design. From result and discussion can be concluded that wind farm configuration with size Lrow = 4000 m and Lcol = 1000 m, wind turbines with a diameter of 113 m with 42 turbines, produced total energy about 363382.71 MWh per year with ratio cost per energy about 0.000079, and it has the most optimal result.


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How to Cite

Ismail, I., Kamal, S., Purnomo, P., Sarjiya, S., & Prajitno, P. (2014). Optimized Design of Wind Farm Configuration: Case Study. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences, 2(6). Retrieved from https://ajouronline.com/index.php/AJAS/article/view/2089