Project Details


Task 26 provides information on cost of wind energy in order to understand past and present trends and to anticipate future trends. By using consistent, transparent methodologies, the Task can understand how wind technology compares to other generation options within the broader electric sector.
AcronymIEA Wind Task 26
Effective start/end date01/10/201530/09/2018

Collaborative partners

  • Technical University of Denmark (lead)
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Project partner)
  • Deutsche WindGuard GmbH (Project partner)
  • New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (Project partner)
  • Swedish Energy Agency (Project partner)
  • EA Energy Analysis A/S (Project partner)
  • International Energy Agency - Photovoltaic Power Systems Programme (Project partner)
  • Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy Systems (Project partner)
  • National Renewable Energy Laboratory (Project partner)
  • European Commission Joint Research Centre Institute (Project partner)
  • Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (Project partner)
  • Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult (Project partner)


  • wind energy
  • cost of wind
  • levelised cost of electricity
  • Offshore wind
  • onshore wind


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