Wind Yield and Performance Analyst

Wind Yield and Performance Analyst

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Renewable Energy & Infrastructure

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  • Contact:

    Andrew Green

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Consultant:

    Andrew Green

Job Purpose

As a Wind Yield and Performance Analyst you’ll be encouraged to use your creative flair, be creative in your work and develop, test and deliver new solutions to our clients. You’ll be ahead of industry best practice, with a solution-focussed attitude and an appreciation of the economics of wind energy development to be successful in this role. You’ll need to have a willingness to travel to meetings, work around the UK and at our other offices when needed. In return we offer variety, opportunity and development opportunities including working cross discipline: solar, onshore wind, offshore wind, biomass. Day to day you’ll be responsible for many elements of technical assessments including:

  • Analysis of meteorological data (masts, SoDAR, LiDAR) 
  • Wind resource and energy yield analysis
  • Detailed wind turbine SCADA and operational performance analysis
  • Computational modelling
  • Research and development of new tools and solutions
  • Site inspections in the UK, and abroad on occasion 
  • Proposal and report writing
  • Quality assurance for wind yield and associated deliverables


  • Experience in the wind industry
  • Experience with one or more of: WindPRO, Windographer, WindFarmer, WAsP, Openwind, Global Mapper
  • A Degree in Engineering / Physics / Maths / Meteorology / Oceanography or related subject would be desirable 
  • Excellent Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience of wind turbine performance analysis and detailed operational assessment 
  • Familiarity with SoDAR and LiDAR and a track record of analysis would be an advantage 
  • Programming skills in Python, VBA, Matlab, Fortran, C would be favoured
  • Language skills, e.g. Spanish, French, etc. would be very useful 
  • Eligibility to live and work in the UK