Weekly Observations

  • Wind resource slow start to December, after having very good wind speeds through most of November
  • All regions lower week over week, except Northwest (AGR), where wind speeds and generation improved in recent days
  • For the quarter, wind generation is up 12% compared to last year – driven by a combination of new installations and better wind speeds

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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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