K Means

Stephen Lightfoote

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The purpose of this post is to illustrate different filtering techniques for calculating the actual power curve of a wind turbine using SCADA data. Typically data in which the turbine is experiencing downtime can be filtered out using status/fault/error codes provided by the Original Equipment Manufacturer’s (OEM) SCADA system. However, it has been my experience that these data are not of sufficient quality to properly filter out all ‘bad’ data and in many cases when analyzing a wind plant these…