Wind speeds in India during the 2018 monsoon season were significantly higher than normal, and up to 20 percent higher than long-term averages in some regions, according to wind performance maps Vaisala published on Thursday (15th November).
These higher wind speeds will benefit wind farm production; this is welcome news for wind energy operators and investors, who have faced several years of lower-than-normal wind energy production during the monsoon period.
Because the monsoon season typically has the highest wind speeds of the year, the below-average wind resource in recent years has had a disproportionate impact on wind energy production and has caused concern in the sector. Read More
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