• Windiness across Ireland in 2022 – a bang average year

    By Rachel Duggan The BrightWind Wind Map shows that annual wind speeds in 2022 reflect the long-term average across the island of Ireland. The wind speed last year was within 0.5% of the long-term mean.The wind speed frequency distribution from year-to-year was less consistent than more

  • Windiness across Ireland in 2021 – a low wind year

    The BrightWind Wind Map shows that annual wind speeds in 2021 were 4-10% lower than the long-term average across the island of Ireland. How windy was last year relatively speaking? The BrightWind Wind Map shows the windiness of 2021 by comparing mean wind speeds around the country with their more

  • BrightWind Launches New Open Data Platform for Irish Wind and Solar Resource Data

    - Platform to improve research in day-ahead wind forecasting - SEAI grant enabled BrightWind to develop the platform Dublin, Ireland, 25 February 2021, BrightWind, an Irish wind resource assessment company, today announced the launch of BrightHub, a new open data platform for Irish wind and solar more

  • Everoze acquires stake in Brightwind to strengthen wind assessment capability

    Dublin, Ireland, 20 October 2020 – Everoze, a specialist renewables and energy consultancy headquartered in Bristol, today announced that it has acquired a 49.9% stake in Brightwind, an Irish wind resource assessment company. The strategic investment will bolster both consultancies’ more

  • BrightWind Secures €162,000 in SEAI Funding to Develop a New Wind and Solar Data Management Platform

    Dublin, Ireland, 15 January 2020, BrightWind has secured €162,000 in funding from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) to support the company in building a new wind and solar resource data management platform. The platform will be used by researchers to enable them to better more

  • BrightData now delivers MERRA-2 for most of Europe

    BrightWind have updated the BrightData tool expanding the MERRA-2 dataset to cover most of Europe. We are also offering a windiness service for operational wind farms based on MERRA-2 data so get in touch if this is of interest. Launch BrightData and begin downloading MERRA-2 data immediately for more

  • BrightWind incorporates MERRA-2 into BrightData

    BrightWind have now incorporated the MERRA-2 dataset into our BrightData tool making it one of the first tools offering it to wind analysts. We have also improved BrightData’s speed so you can now have ten 15 year datasets ready to use in less than 1 minute. Launch BrightData and begin more

  • EMPower chooses BrightWind for its wind resource assessment needs

    Emerging Markets Power (EMPower), a wind energy developer headquartered in Dublin, Ireland has chosen BrightWind for its wind resource assessment needs. EMPower is actively developing green field wind energy sites in emerging markets with a particular focus on Africa and the Middle East. These more

  • BrightWind launches BrightData

    Today marks the launch of BrightWind’s web application, BrightData. BrightData provides access to MERRA reanalysis data in minutes through an easy-to-use geographical interface. The delivered data is assembled and conveniently formatted, so no post-processing is required to use in analysis more

  • NTR Testimonial

    NTR plc, a wind energy investor headquartered in Dublin, Ireland has chosen BrightWind for its wind energy assessment needs. NTR plc have multiple wind energy sites in the UK and Ireland and are actively investing in new projects. These sites require rapid and economical energy assessment work to more

  • Tri-Global Energy chooses BrightWind for its energy assessment needs

    Tri-Global energy, a large community focused wind energy developer based in Dallas, Texas has chosen BrightWind for some of its early stage wind development energy assessment needs. Tri-Global has multiple wind energy sites in Texas and New Mexico at various stages of development. These sites more