DNV KEMA: Accuracy of wind farm energy assessments improving

Accurate estimates may lead to more favorable financing terms for wind projects and lower wind energy costs


DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, a global energy consulting firm and authority in testing, inspection and certification, said a study it conducted found that performance predictions for large-scale North American wind energy projects placed in service between 2010 and 2012 were substantially more accurate than for wind farms placed in service between 2001 and 2009.

The firm recently published the 2013 update to its study