UK Wind Speed and Energy Distribution
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As part of our project to develop a star rating for renewable energy resources in the UK we analysed the data in the NOABL wind database at 10 metres for each of the 1km cells in the UK. The graph below shows the distribution of average wind speeds in the whole of the UK.

Taking the wind speed distribution we applied Betz' Law to give the wind power distribution for the UK at 10 metres for each 1 metre squared of turbine blade sweep area.


While developing this data set we noted the windiest location in the UK here