Session 9 Short Range Forecasting

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Room 6A (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Fourth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy
Larry K. Berg, PNNL, Richland, WA

8:30 AM
Data Denial Experiments from the Wind Forecast Improvement Project (WFIP)
James Wilczak, NOAA, Boulder, CO; and S. Benjamin, J. Freedman, C. A. Finley, G. DiMego, K. Orwig, J. W. Cline, M. Marquis, L. Bianco, I. V. Djalalova, J. B. Olson, K. L. Clawson, R. L. Coulter, and L. K. Berg
8:45 AM
9:00 AM
The Wind Forecasting Improvement Project (WFIP): Results from the Southern Study Area
Jeff Freedman, AWS TruePower LLC, Albany, NY; and P. Beaucage, J. W. Zack, J. Manobianco, I. Flores, J. L. Schroeder, B. C. Ancell, K. Brewster, K. Orwig, V. Banunarayanan, S. Basu, J. Wilczak, J. W. Cline, M. Marquis, and L. K. Berg
9:30 AM
Update on Estimating the Economic Impact of Short-Term Wind Forecast Improvements in ERCOT
Kirsten Orwig, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO; and V. Banunarayanan, S. Nasir, B. M. Hodge, and J. Freedman
9:45 AM
Advances in wind and solar forecast skill from 2012-2013 assimilation and model improvements to the NOAA 3-km HRRR model
Stan Benjamin, NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and M. Hu, J. B. Olson, C. Alexander, E. James, J. M. Brown, S. Weygandt, and J. Wilczak
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