Riverside County Resources

Riverside County Resources

CEC Wind Atlas 1985

Information found here was based on the California Energy Commission report, CEC Wind Atlas, April 1985. Most of the windspeed data was collected at <10m above ground level. The complete  CEC Wind Atlas  and its underlying reports can be found at the CEC's main library at 1516 9th St, Sacramento, CA 95814, (916) 654-4292.

Riverside County Wind Map (Google Earth, kmz file)

Wind speeds based on CEC Wind Atlas

Riverside County Wind Station Index - CEC Wind Atlas 1985

Only Wind Stations with average wind speeds above 10.0mph are listed.

Percent Change in Wind Speed at 50m - San Gorgonio Pass

Prepared by AWS Truewind, LLC for the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research Program, June 2006

Wind Energy Assessment of the Palm Springs-Whitewater Region

California Energy Commission, March 1983

This report documents a jointly-sponsored field investigation of the wind energy potential of the Palm Springs- Whitewater Region for the Southern California Edison Company and the California Energy Commission. Presented is a comprehensive description of all field and related activities of the one-year study period (August 1987-July 1979); pertinent historical information; measured data; energy assessment results and wind energy conversation systems performance estimates. The report presents a framework in which data are analyzed in a manner suitable for policy and decision-making for wind energy systems in the PSWR. The study area covers the area from Beaumont, CA through the San Gorgonio Pass to the outskirts of Palm Springs.

Wind Speed Map at 50m - San Gorgonio Pass

Prepared by AWS Truewind, LLC for the California Energy Commission Public Interest Energy Research Program, June 2006

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