WIND Toolkit Power Data Site Index

This spreadsheet contains per-site metadata for the WIND Toolkit sites and serves as an index for the raw data hosted on Globus connect (nrel#globus:/globusro/met_data). Aside from the metadata, per site average power and capacity factor are given. This data was prepared by 3TIER under contract by NREL and is public domain.

Authoritative documentation on the creation of the underlying dataset is at:

Final Report on the Creation of the Wind Integration National
Dataset (WIND) Toolkit and API:
1 Data Resource
Name Size Type Resource Description History
wtk_site_metadata.csv 9.77 MB Data A spreadsheet with metadata for the WIND Toolkit US national dataset.
Author Information
Caroline Draxl, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Bri Mathias-Hodge, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Cite This Dataset
Draxl, Caroline, and Bri Mathias-Hodge. 2016. "WIND Toolkit Power Data Site Index." NREL Data Catalog. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Last updated: September 16, 2022. DOI: 10.7799/1329290.
About This Dataset
DOE Project
Creation of the Wind Integration National Dataset (WIND) Toolkit and API
High Performance Computing Center (HPC)
National Wind Technology Center (NWTC)
Funding Organization
Department of Energy (DOE)
Research Areas
Energy Analysis
Wind Energy
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