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Wind Trends Bulletin – January 2017

Monthly wind performance maps for January 2017, show deviations in the wind resource from average January conditions in every region of the world. Download


Wind Trends Bulletin – Annual 2016

According to reanalysis data, many of the world’s key wind-producing areas experienced below-normal winds in 2016. Amongst the top producers, deficits as strong as -7% in mean speed were experienced country wide, with localized deficits reaching -10% to -15% in places such as southern Argentina and northern Scandinavia. Of the top twenty countries with the highest installed wind capacity (which represent 95% of the world’s installed wind capacity), only four experienced above-normal winds. Download


Wind Trends Bulletin – Q4 2016

According to AWS Truepower’s Wind Trends maps and Wind Index, in the fourth quarter of 2016, average wind speeds were about normal (within 3%) relative to the long-term, fourth-quarter norm (1988-2014) across the wind-producing areas of North America, Asia, and Africa. Winds were moderately above normal (+4%) in South America, and substantially below normal (-11%) across Europe. Download


Wind Trends Bulletin – December 2016

Monthly wind performance maps for December 2016, show deviations in the wind resource from average December conditions in every region of the world. Download


Wind Trends Bulletin – November 2016

Monthly wind performance maps for November 2016, show deviations in the wind resource from average October conditions in every region of the world. Download


Portfolio Benefit Analysis: Updated methods to incorporate wind, solar and hydro projects

In this webinar, join Mike Optis, Research Scientist at AWS Truepower, as he describes our approach to renewable energy portfolio benefit analysis. In particular, he will highlight the importance of project diversity in the portfolio, the association between project diversity and reduced portfolio uncertainty, and the methods used to evaluate portfolio benefit. View Webinar


Wind Trends Bulletin – October 2016

Monthly wind performance maps for October 2016, show deviations in the wind resource from average October conditions in every region of the world. Download


Operational Energy Assessments: Updated methods to better predict long term energy production

In this webinar, join Stephen Lightfoote, Senior Energy Analyst at AWS Truepower, as he shares exclusive insights into our Operational Energy Production Assessment methodology and describes the factors that affect the final energy production estimate. In particular, we will highlight some updates to our methodology and capabilities in recent years which can provide additional value through greater insight, higher volume and lower uncertainty. View Webinar


Wind Trends Bulletin – Q3 2016

In the third quarter of 2016, winds were above normal relative to the long-term, third-quarter norm (1988-2014) across the western United States, as well as portions of northern Europe and southern Asia. Winds were below normal across much of South America, Europe, and maritime Southeast Asia... Download


Wind Trends Bulletin – September 2016

Monthly wind performance maps for September 2016, show deviations in the wind resource from average September conditions in every region of the world. Download


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