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

Poster Session 7 Energy Supply/Demand Fundamentals Focused on Short Range Forecasting

Wednesday, 25 January 2012: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Hall E (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: Third Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy
Cochairs:  Julie K. Lundquist, Univ. of Colorado; John Manobianco, MESO, Inc. and Catherine A. Finley, WindLogics Inc.
Probabilistic Solar Forecasting in California Coastal Areas Using Post-Processed NWP
Patrick Mathiesen, Univ. of California, La Jolla, CA; and J. M. Brown and J. Kleissl

On-Going Utilization and Evaluation of a Coupled Weather and Outage Prediction for Electric Distribution Operations
Lloyd Treinish, IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY; and A. P. Praino, J. Cipriani, B. Hertell, and R. Derech

Poster PDF (8.7 MB)

An Investigation of Boundary Layer Parameterizations in a Simulated Low-Level Jet Observed During the Wind Forecast Improvement Project
Joseph B. Olson, CIRES/Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO; and J. M. Brown, R. M. Banta, Y. L. Pichugina, J. M. Wilczak, J. D. Mirocha, and C. A. Finley

Evaluation of NOAA's HRRR Model Forecast Hub-Height Winds
William Pendergrass, NOAA/OAR/ARL/ATDD, Oak Ridge, TN; and C. A. Vogel and R. J. Dobosy

Multi-Model Ensemble Forecasting in the Energy Weather Industry
Dr. Daniel B. Kirk-Davidoff, MDA Information Systems, Inc (EarthSat Wx), Gaithersburg, MD; and C. C. Cassidy, R. J. Much, and L. J. Heitkemper

An Initial Analysis of the Impact of Targeted Observations, and Advanced Modeling and Data Assimilation Techniques on Wind Forecast Performance During the WFIP Experiment
John W. Zack, MESO, Inc., Troy, NY; and J. Manobianco, E. J. Natenberg, S. H. Young, T. Melino, G. E. Van Knowe, J. M. Freedman, J. M. Wilczak, and K. L. Clawson

Identification and Prediction of Icing Conditions Which Impact Wind Turbine Power Production
Frank McDonough, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and L. Imbler, G. Weiner, and S. E. Haupt

The Wind Forecasting Improvement Project (WFIP): Description, Goals, and Preliminary Results From the Southern Study Area
Jeffrey M. Freedman, AWS Truepower LLC, Albany, NY; and D. E. Hanley, J. W. Zack, J. Manobianco, C. D'Annunzio, J. M. Wilczak, J. L. Schroeder, B. C. Ancell, K. A. Brewster, S. Basu, V. Banunarayanan, and K. Orwig

Wind Analysis and Forecasting At Wind Farms with An Ultra High Resolution and Advanced 4-D Data Assimilation WRF Modeling System
Linlin Pan, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and Y. Liu, W. Cheng, G. Roux, Y. Wu, S. W. lee, Y. J. choi, W. Wu, B. Kosovic, G. Wiener, S. Haupt, and B. Mahoney

NASA Products to Enhance Energy Utility Load Forecasting
Glynis Lough, Battelle, Arlington, VA; and E. Zell, J. Engel-Cox, Y. Fungard, G. J. Jedlovec, P. W. Stackhouse Jr., R. Homer, and S. Bliley
Manuscript (70.5 kB)

Poster PDF (666.2 kB)

A Comparison of WRF Simulated Low-Level Shear to Observations in the 10-80 m Layer
William A. Gallus Jr., Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and A. Robertson, R. Showers, and A. J. Deppe

Improvements in Real Time Wind Power Forecasting
Julia M. Pearson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and G. Wiener, S. Linden, W. Myers, and B. Lambi

Solar Power Forecasting—Technology and Field Performance Evaluation
Vlad Kostylev, Green Power Labs Inc., Dartmouth, NS, Canada; and A. Pavlovski
Manuscript (752.2 kB)