Oops, wind farm performance stays strong

There was quite a bit of ballyhoo around the anti-wind network a few weeks ago concerning a study funded by the misnamed Renewable Energy Foundation (a British anti-wind group).

The study suggested there was an issue with wind turbine performance over time that would have a negative impact on wind energy’s economics.

We cross-posted the European Wind Energy Association’s response, which described the wind turbine life span study as “propaganda,” here.
Now a new analysis from energy economics and technical expert David Milborrow, a longtime contributor to the publication Windpower Monthly, has found that the output of older wind farms in Denmark, where some of the first wind farms in Europe (both land-based and offshore) were built, has remained strong.