Meteorology training for wind energy professionals

Helping you to understand and interpret weather data for more informed decision making

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The onshore and offshore wind industry is vulnerable to many different types of weather, the impact of which can prove very costly. Wind energy professionals using weather and climate information for their operational decision making can benefit greatly from an increased understanding of meteorology to help them interpret information correctly.

We run scheduled Introduction to Meteorology for Wind Energy Professionals courses that you can book individual places on. If you would like to organise training for a team we can also deliver courses tailored to your needs, at a time and venue most convenient to you. Please visit our bespoke meteorology training page to find out more.

Aim: To help professionals in the wind energy industry better understand and interpret meteorological information, so they can optimise operations and site safety.

Course length: Two days.

Location: Courses are held at various locations throughout the UK.


  • Core module - weather regimes and fronts
  • Weather hazards
  • General wind effects
  • Localised wind effects
  • Sea state
  • Met Office forecasts 

Upcoming dates and locations:

10-11th June 2015                 Birmingham, The Studio

16-17th September 2015      Bristol, Bristol Marriott Royal

For further detail on each module please refer to our Meteorology training for wind energy professionals wind energy training datasheet (PDF, 322 kB) , or contact us.

Booking and payment instructions: go to the Met Office College website and follow the booking and payment instructions to book a place on this course and pay online with a credit card. If you wish to book multiple places or wish to pay with an alternative method, please email us with details of how many delegates and which event they wish to attend, an account manager will then get in touch to process the order

Last updated: 27 March 2015