Weekly Observations

  • After a firm Q4, wind speeds and generation has been unusually slow to start the year
  • For the week ended January 15, wind speeds declined by ~15% w/w while generation declined by 30% w/w. Compared to a year ago, January wind speeds and generation are tracking down 20% and 10%, respectively.
  • Regionally, the MidAtlantic has held up relatively well while wind speeds and generation in the Northwest has softened after a fantastic Q4



Join Lium For Free And Get Industry Situation Briefs Like This Sent To Your Inbox… Or Check Out Our Premium Membership Plans Here For The Underlying Data, Predictive Models, & In-Depth Reports

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.  

Recent Posts