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

Session 4 Dollars and Cents: Weather for Energy Markets

Monday, 23 January 2012: 4:45 PM-5:30 PM
Room 345 (New Orleans Convention Center )
Host: Third Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy
Chair:  Mark S. Russo, Chesapeake Energy Corp.
  4:45 PM
Do We Still Need Operational Forecast Meteorologists in the Energy Industry?
Lawrence Heitkemper, MDA Information Systems, Inc (EarthSat Wx), Gaithersburg, MD; and T. Hartman
  5:00 PM
Improving Short-Term Wind Forecasts and Assessing Their Value for the Midwest ISO
Kirsten Orwig, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO; and C. A. Finley, M. Milligan, and B. M. Hodge

  5:15 PM
Hedging Wind Risk within the ERCOT Power Market Using a Wind Energy Index
Richard Oduntan, Nephila Capital Ltd, Hamilton, Bermuda; and M. Coleman and B. Schauble