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Intermittency of U.K. Wind Power Generation 2011 and 2012

Executive Summary

This summary covers the principal findings of an analysis of electricity generation from all the UK wind turbine farms which are metered by National Grid, from January 2011 to December 2012.

The analysis shows:

Three assertions are commonly used to support industrial wind turbine installations:

However, the conclusions to be drawn from the evidence are:

Download original document: “Intermittency of UK Wind Power Generation 2011 and 2012 [1]

Download Appendix: “Wind Turbine Power Output Graphs January 2011 – December 2012” [2]