Use Cases




Renewable Energy

Maximize the value of your renewable energy projects and investments with superior wind and solar energy data.

Industry-leading wind and solar energy forecasts

Xweather delivers the most accurate wind and solar energy forecasts in the industry so you can plan, invest, and trade with confidence. Whether you need site-specific or regional forecasts, Xweather helps you manage your assets, reduce your risk, and gain a competitive edge in the energy market.

Find the optimal sites for solar energy projects

Xweather gives you instant access to over 25 years of historical solar irradiance and weather time series data for solar resource assessments, output forecasts, and risk analysis. Comprehensive data helps you choose the best sites, designs, and technologies for your solar projects to maximize energy output and minimize risk.

Lightning detection and alerts for wind and solar farms

Lightning struck U.S. wind farms over 77,000 times in 2023. Xweather provides real-time severe weather monitoring and automated lightning alerts for all your wind and solar assets worldwide. See how you can improve safety, protect technicians, and prioritize inspections with Xweather Insight, the weather confidence platform.

Lightning risks for the wind energy industry

Watch this on-demand webinar to see new insights from our analysis of lightning activity around 75,000 wind turbines in more than 1,500 U.S. wind farms in 2023.

  • How often does lightning strike wind turbines?

  • Where are wind farms most at risk from lightning?

  • How can the wind energy industry manage lightning risk?

Industry-leading energy forecasts and historical weather data to optimize production, mitigate risks, and inform decisions

Trusted data, tested in the real world

Our renewable energy solutions have been helping customers for over 20 years. The data is supported by science and relied upon by hundreds of customers worldwide, from project developers and operators to the financial community and energy consultants.

The tools to succeed

Our renewable energy tools enable early detection and fast analysis of output issues. Xweather solutions are easy to integrate into your operations. Use our flexible online tools or pull data directly into your systems through our APIs with guaranteed 24/7 availability.

Pioneering innovation

We are innovators and scientists helping fundamentally change how the world is powered. Our renewable energy solutions are powered by advanced weather modeling, robust data science, cutting-edge supercomputing capabilities, and an absolute commitment to quality.

Ready to get started?

Whatever your wind or solar energy data needs, we’re here to help. Get in touch today, and let us put our expertise to work for you.

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Annual Lightning Report 2023