14 DEC

WAsP now supports the Geography Markup Language

To make WAsP easier to integrate into your workflow, we today introduce WAsP 12.2 with map files in the Geography Markup Language (GML).

10 DEC

Merry Christmas

Our sales office and our software support will be closed for the Holidays from 22 December 2018.

20 NOV

Global Wind Atlas 2.3 released

With the latest release of the Global Wind Atlas, this free, web-based tool has matured into a complete one-stop solution for policymakers and investors looking to identify...

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Global Wind Atlas
01 NOV

Introduction to the Global Wind Atlas

The Clean Energy Solutions Center, in partnership with the World Bank Group, is hosting a webinar that will introduce the Global Wind Atlas.

26 JUL

We're hiring! WAsP seeks software developers

WAsP is looking for three software developers to join our Risø-based team. We are expanding how users can interact with our models and are looking for your help...

The Norwegian city of Bergen and surroundings seen in the WAsP Map Editor: Topographical data (elevation and roughness) as imported from the Global Windatlas Mapserver.
15 JUN

Update of Map Editor provides coverage of the entire globe

The new Map Editor version provides import of both elevation maps and roughness maps, covering the entire globe except the Polar Regions.

15 JUN

New geostrophic wind shear model in WAsP 12.1

In WAsP 12.1 we introduce a new geostrophic wind shear model to provide more accurate AEP predictions

SCM Data coverage April 2018
19 APR

Spectral Correction – data coverage increased

The Long-term reference wind data has now been extended with South Africa, Mexico, all of Central America and most of South America. A Google Earth .kmz file showing the...

18 DEC

WAT 4.3 released

WAT now includes an algorithm for automatic generation of sector-management rules 

15 DEC

WAsP 12 released

In addition to the new features of WAsP 12, outlined below, with this release we introduce a new licensing structure for WAsP software. WAsP is now bundled with WAsP Engineering...

11 DEC

Merry Christmas

Thank you for your cooperation in 2017. We are looking forward to 2018 with exciting new features in the WAsP software suite.

Map of mean power density at 100 metres above ground level (graphic courtesy of the World Bank). Maps are just one kind of representation and use of the Global Wind Atlas 2.0 data sets.
05 DEC

Global Wind Atlas 2.0 launched

The World Bank has just launched a new global wind atlas that considers the impacts of high-resolution climatology and topography on the wind resource by employing meso...

29 SEP

WAsP can be automated!

Did you know that it is possible to automate WAsP to run through a series of different options, or to re-perform some calculations from time to time with different or modified...

WAsP has been exported to more than 120 countries and territories around the world (in blue and red).
10 AUG

A generations worth of WAsP software

The very first software package containing the Wind Atlas Analysis and Application Program (WAsP) was shipped to a German university in the summer of 1987 – thirty...

WAsP Course in HH Koch Auditorium at Risø Campus, Denmark
30 JUN

WAsP course from 24-26 October 2017

The WAsP Team will be hosting a WAsP course and WAsP Certification in October 2017. 

SC coverage June 2017
27 JUN

Spectral Correction - Data coverage increased

The Long-term reference wind data provided by DTU Wind Energy has now been extended with the Middle East. The WAsP Team will continue to expand the coverage; currently...

20 JUN

Uncertainty of background roughness and wind resource

A form has been derived to estimate the uncertainty in WAsP’s ‘horizontal extrapolation’ caused by uncertainty in background roughness length (Kelly...

14 JUN

WAsP Terrain Workshop release

This release fixes a bug in vector map rendering in case the vector map elevations are below 0 m


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