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Wind performance map shows value of weather hedging

19th January 2012

Renewable energy risk analysis firm 3TIER® have published a wind performance map for the whole of 2011 which shows that generally wind speeds across the U.S. were above average across the year. Some regions saw wind speeds well above normal, as much as 15%, while others saw wind speeds -5% below their norm.

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U.S. wind speeds above normal during Q2 2011

14th July 2011

The second quarter of 2011 has been good for wind energy producers across the bulk of the U.S. after wind speeds have been reported to be generally elevated above normal across much of the country in a report from 3TIER®, a global leader in renewable energy risk analysis.

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