Weekly Observations (data for week of 7/2/2021)

  • US wind resource and production continue their recent trends – volatile and weak
  • This week, production was down 31% vs. last week, with the primary culprits being weaker resource in Texas, Central, and Midwest
  • June and the first few days of July have been very poor for Texas wind, even as electricity demand has surged
  • On a positive note, resource and generation were up in California, and NY/NE this week


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About Lium's Windometer

This exercise synthesizes data from a wide range of sources in the U.S. wind power market to reveal trends in generation, utilization, and the strength of the wind resource itself. The weekly snapshot also provides historical context for this week’s wind market in the U.S. relative to prior periods.  

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