This web page contains historical data from BPA Centralized Wind Power Forecasting Initiative. This historical information is being provided for the benefit of academics and researchers.
The wind forecast information provided represents the expected aggregate generation level of wind generators in BPA’s balancing authority area and does not represent a forecast of how individual wind generation plants may perform. BPA is providing this information for public use. Although BPA endeavors to maintain the accuracy of this information, the information is dynamic and may change over time. BPA gives no warranty, express or implied, as to the accuracy, reliability or completeness of information.
Each month includes three files, Maximum, Minimum and Average. The Average file includes the expected average generation over the hour and the Maximum and Minimum files include the predictive interval. The Time/Date represents when the forecast was created in UTC. The Hr01 – Hr72, represent the 72 hours of the forecast.