92nd American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting (January 22-26, 2012)

Session 11 Weather Fundamentals for Energy Planning with a Focus on Data and User Groups Part II

Wednesday, 25 January 2012: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 345 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: Third Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy
Chair:  William J. Shaw, PNNL
  8:30 AM
Using Nasa's near Real-Time and Climatological Averaged Solar Radiation and Meteorology Data for Energy Applications
William S. Chandler, SSAI, Hampton, VA; and P. W. Stackhouse Jr., J. M. Hoell, D. Westberg, T. Zhang, G. Leng, and U. Ziegler
  8:45 AM
Understanding Photovoltaic Plant Variability Using Solar Measurements
Manajit Sengupta, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO
  9:00 AM
Data Needs and the AMS Offshore Annual Partnership Topic
David Green, NOAA/NWS, Silver Spring, MD; and B. H. Bailey
  9:15 AM
MCP Based on the Direct Orthogonal Expansion of a Joint Turbine Output Density Function
Ethan Cook, Univ. of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and M. Morrissey and J. S. Greene

  9:30 AM
Doppler Lidar Study of Wind Flow Characteristics in the Wake of Operating Wind Turbine
Yelena Pichugina, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and R. M. Banta, W. A. Brewer, J. K. Lundquist, N. D. Kelley, R. M. Hardesty, A. Clifton, R. J. Alvarez, M. L. Aitken, J. D. Mirocha, S. P. Sandberg, and A. Weickmann
  9:45 AM
A Multi-Season Data Set for Evaluating Predictions of Hub-Height Winds
Larry K. Berg, PNNL, Richland, WA; and J. Fast, R. Newsom, M. Pekour, M. T. Stoelinga, and C. A. Finley