Mistaya launches new software for wind resource assessment

Windographer is a new software tool that helps wind energy professionals peform rapid and sophisticated analyses of measured wind resource data.

CALGARY, Alberta - January 6, 2006 - Calgary-based Mistaya Engineering Inc. today announced the release of Windographer, a new software tool for wind resource assessment. Windographer enables wind energy analysts to visualize wind resource data and perform sophisticated statistical analyses.


Windographer saves time with a highly automated data import process that can read files produced by virtually any data logger. It produces a wide variety of graphs and reports for analyzing wind power potential, wind shear, turbulence, and extreme winds. Advanced features include a gap filling algorithm and a quality control module for detecting anomalous events.

"The data import process puts the data right in front of you - right away," said Tom Lambert, President of Mistaya Engineering, "and Windographer's analysis modules let users do the kind of analyses that used to be possible only for specialists."

Anyone interested in Windographer can download a 30-day free trial version from www.mistaya.ca/windographer.

Mistaya Engineering Inc. specializes in software development for the renewable power industry. For more information, visit www.mistaya.ca.

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