This is our quarterly newsletter for the wind energy industry, looking at seasonal wind conditions across Europe.
The success of the global wind energy industry is linked directly to the performance and profitability of individual wind projects, which vary significantly from location to location and through time. In Wind Review, we give the industry an ongoing, high-level picture of wind across regions and sites within Europe. In doing so we aim to help you put the performance of your portfolio into context and assess whether your farm's under or over performance is due to wind or other factors, all based on recent wind statistics.
View our new interactive Wind Review (PDF, 1 MB) (interactive PDF), with a full commentary of Spring 2014 wind patterns, a wind index for 15 regions across Europe and site-specific monthly average wind speeds.
Spring 2014 was characterised by fairly typical weather patterns across much of Europe, leading to most parts seeing average wind speeds for the time of year. However, there were a few trends:
Last updated: 28 August 2014