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Hawaii - 50 m Wind Power 156°

157°

MOLOKAI

Wind Power Classification Wind Power Class 1 2 3 4 5 6 7

Resource Potential Poor Marginal Fair Good Excellent Outstanding Superb

Wind Power Density at 50 m W/m2

Wind Speed at 50 m m/s

0 - 200 200 - 300 300 - 400 400 - 500 500 - 600 600 - 800 > 800

0.0 - 5.6 5.6 - 6.4 6.4 - 7.0 7.0 - 7.5 7.5 - 8.0 8.0 - 8.8 > 8.8

155°

#

a

a Wind speeds are based on a Weibull k of 2.0.

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a

Wind Speed at 50 m mph 21° 0.0 - 12.5 12.5 - 14.3 14.3 - 15.7 15.7 - 16.8 16.8 - 17.9 17.9 - 19.7 > 19.7

#### ## #

%

Kaunakakai

## #

Lahaina Lanai City

#

#

#

%

# # ##

##

%

%

%

#

21°

Kahului

LANAI

MAUI

Maalaea #

# #

KAHOOLAWE

The Weibul k may vary from 1.5 to 3.0 depending on location.

160°

Hawi

%

159° Lalamilo

20°

KAUAI

%

%

Kamuela

Na Pali Coast 22°

Puuwai%

%

#

% Kekaha Kalaheo

%

%

% Kapaa %

%

#

OAHU

% Kahuku #

Haleiwa%

##

HAWAII

#

19°

# ### # ##

Waianae %

#

Kaneohe ##

% % Kailua #

% Kahe %

# # #

# ##

%

158°

156° 50 25

19°

South Point %

#

Ewa Honolulu

159°

Hilo

Mountain % View

Kailua Kona % Captain Cook

Hanamaulu Lihue

NIIHAU

The annual wind power estimates for this map were produced by TrueWind Solutions160° using their Mesomap system and historical weather data. It has been validated with available surface data by NREL and wind energy meteorological consultants.

20°

0 0

155° 50

25

100 Kilometers 50

75 Miles

U.S. Department of Energy National Renewable Energy Laboratory

12-JUL-2005 2.1.5

WindMapDetailed  

http://maui-tomorrow.org/maps/WindMapDetailed.pdf

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