Observation of lightning flashes to wind turbines

  title={Observation of lightning flashes to wind turbines},
  author={Megumu Miki and Toru Miki and Atsushi Wada and Akira Asakawa and Yukihito Asuka and Nobuyuki Honjo},
  journal={2010 30th International Conference on Lightning Protection (ICLP)},
An observation of winter lightning flashes striking wind turbines has been conducted at Nikaho Kougen Wind Farm in the coastal area of the Sea of Japan. We measured the current waveforms of the lightning flashes using wide-frequency-band Rogowski coils and observed the features of lightning flash striking the wind blades with still cameras and a CCTV camera. 128 flashes were captured from 2005 to 2006 and result of measurement was reported in previous papers [1]. We obtained 150 flashes in… CONTINUE READING


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