In follow-up to a couple of previous postings today and yesterday, someone expressed interest in the patter of Wind power generated in other units of time. I chose to do the same analysis but breaking it into quarterly statistics from January 2009 to September 2010. The following graph shows the trend in quarterly average power generated by wind. Given the emphasis on growing wind power in the UK, I was surprised to see a lack of growth in recent quarters.
The histograms and fitted probability distribution curves follow pretty much the same pattern as the overall pattern, but are shown here for completeness: