Harvard study misses real-world facts about wind energy

A recent study errs in its assessment of potential wind energy resources by ignoring real-world data and experience and instead relying on crude theoretical modeling techniques.

In reality, wind power project developers and investors work closely with atmospheric scientists and other experts to make sure that their projects will produce as much as expected, and real-world data from large-scale wind installations in the US and Europe confirms that they do.

Regardless of who is correct, the inescapable fact is that America’s developable wind energy resources are many times greater than our country’s energy needs.
Real-world data confirms large wind installations live up to expectations


The question posed by this research has already been answered with real-world experience, and the answer is that wind works.
While the study is interesting from a theoretical perspective, it wasn