Table 3: 5 MW VAWT specification and characteristics.

Characteristic

Specification

Configuration

Solidity (Nc/R)

VAWT  aspect ratio (H/R)

Blade aspect ratio (H/c)

Number of blades (Nb)

Struts per blade (Ns)

Blade-strut connection

Blade orientation

Strut arrangement

Blade profile

Rotational direction

Blade preset pitch (β)

Blade chord (c)

Diameter (D)

Blade height (H)

Strut positions

Tower  diameter (DT )

H-rotor

0.263

2.625

20

2

2

0.25c

Concave-out

T-joint and overhang supported

DU 06-W-200

Anti-clockwise

2° (toe-out)

6.357 m

97.872 m

127.144 m

26.319 m (from each blade tip)

3.179 m