Sunday, March 28, 2010

Weekly Wind Report

So the last week was an interesting one as far as wind power was concerned. Like a roller coaster, the amount of electricity produced by the wind farms increased and decreased before increasing again and decreasing again.

It didn't get as low as we've seen it before, but it didn't get as high either.

Capacity factor: 27.80%
Maximum Output: 808 MW
Minimum Output: 27 MW
Biggest change hour-to-hour: 157 MW increase

Figure 1: Actual Wind Farm Output (Source:

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