Category: Managing variability

UK offshore wind capacity factors

Posted by – 2017/01/27

Here are the average capacity factors for offshore wind farms in UK waters, newly updated to include data to the end of December 2016. And you might be interested in comparing these with the capacity factors and load-duration curves for Belgium, Denmark and Germany.

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How Denmark manages its wind variability – paper launched today

Posted by – 2010/09/22

Today, at the 2010 BIEE conference, I’ll be presenting a paper on how Denmark manages its wind variability, and some of the implications for its target of delivering 50% of its electricity from wind by 2025.

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