A chance to own your own turbine: 13 refurbished Kenetech 56/100 kW wind turbines

These machines have operated for three years since they were completely refurbished by Power Works.  According to the seller, the wind turbines are in very good condition and ready to be taken down and moved.

These machines have been operating for 3 years since they were completely refurbished by Power Works. According to the seller, the wind turbines are in very good condition and ready to be taken down and moved.

General specs

  • Make: Kenetech
  • Model: 56/100kW

Rotor 

  • Type: Variable Pitch
  • Number of Blades: 3
  • Diameter: 56 ft. (17 m)
  • Rotational direction: Clockwise
  • Orientation: Downwind, free yaw
  • Hub Height: 60 ft.

Blade

  • Length: 26 ft.
  • Tip Speed: 144 ft / sec
  • Swept Area: 2,463 sq. ft.
  • Material: Fiberglass composite

Tower 

  • Type: Tripod
  • Base Area:242 sq. ft.
  • Material: Heavy gauge galvanized steel pipe

Transmission 

  • Type of gear: Shaft-mounted, helical increaser
  • Input Speed: 72 rpm
  • Output Speed: 1,800 rpm
  • Ratio: 1:25

GENERATOR

  • Type: Induction
  • Rating:100 kW
  • Voltage:480 VAC
  • Speed:1,800 rpm
  • Frequency:60 Hz

CONTROL SYSTEM

  • Blade Pitch Control: Electro-mechanical
  • Overspeed Control: Blade pitch feathered

PERFORMANCE

  • Cut-in: 12 mph (5 m/sec.)
  • Rated: 100 kW at 29 mph (13 m/sec.)
  • Cut-out: 44 mph (20 m/sec.)
  • Survival Wind Speed: 125 mph (56 m/sec.)

WEIGHT

  • Turbine: 6,500 lbs.
  • Tower: 6,000 lbs.

Seller may finance the purchase.  For details, reach Peder Hansen at (402 319 4649) for details.  We have a lot more pictures and documentation from the refurbishing, transport, and installation.

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