Poster Session 2 Energy Poster Session II

Wednesday, 9 January 2013: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Exhibit Hall 3 (Austin Convention Center)
Host: Fourth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy

Regional and seasonal characteristics of forecast errors of downward shortwave radiation by the Japan Meteorological Agency mesoscale model for the forecast of a photovoltaic power production
Hideaki Ohtake, AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and K. I. Shimose, J. G. D. S. Fonseca Jr., T. Takashima, T. Oozeki, and Y. Yamada

Improvement of the Japan Meteorological Agency Meso-Scale Model for the Forecasting the Photovoltaic Power Production: Sensitivity Experiments of Radiation-Related Schemes
Ken-ichi Shimose, AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan; and H. Ohtake, Y. Yamada, J. G. D. S. Fonseca Jr., T. Takashima, and T. Oozeki

A Climatology of Superrefractive Conditions for Assessing Wind Farm Impacts on Radars
Steven R. Chiswell, Savannah River National Laboratory, Aiken, SC

Handout (4.1 MB)

Global distributions and temporal variations of low-level wind speed maxima for Airborne Wind Energy applications
Cristina Lozej Archer, University of Delaware, Newark, DE; and L. Delle Monache and D. Rife

Handout (2.9 MB)

The Near-Field Radar Cross Section Estimation of Wind Turbine: Mitigating Radar Clutter Caused by Wind Turbines by Proper Siting
Fanxing Kong, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK; and Y. Zhang and R. D. Palmer

Handout (680.2 kB)

The extratropical transition of TC Dale (1996) and its impact on the early 1996-97 wintertime stratospheric circulation
Andrea L. Lang, University at Albany, SUNY, Albany, NY; and D. Keyser and L. F. Bosart

Comparison and Analysis of Wind Turbine Wake Interactions
Mallory Elise Flowers, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL; and E. S. Takle, D. A. Rajewski, and R. Doorenbos

Predictability of the Warm Core Eddy-Loop Current Separation in the Gulf of Mexico
Prasad G. Thoppil, Naval Research Laboratory, Stennis Space Center, MS; and P. Hogan and C. Rowley

Accuracy of Photodiode Pyranometers for Photovoltaic Applications
Manajit Sengupta, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO; and P. Gotseff and T. Stoffel

Solar Irraidiance Forecasting System
Thomas Connor, AER, Lexington, MA; and M. Gioioso

Benefits for the Wind Energy Industry from the WSR-88D's New Dual Polarization Capability
Timothy Crum, Retired, NWS, Norman, OK; and E. Ciardi, J. B. Boettcher, M. J. Istok, R. J. Vogt, and A. Stern
Manuscript (2.3 MB)

Handout (5.9 MB)

Estimating extreme gusts for wind turbine loads in tropical storms
Andrew Etringer, 3TIER Inc., Seattle, WA; and M. T. Stoelinga, C. Johanson, and M. Hendrickson

Response of the Great Plains Nocturnal Low-Level Jet (NLLJ) to Various Wind Energy Scenarios as Simulated in WRF
D. L. Gilbert, University of North Carolina, Charlotte, NC; and A. S. Adams

Solar Energy Irradiance and Electric Generation Forecasting
Stephen D. Jascourt, MDA Information Systems, Gaithersburg, MD; and D. Kirk-Davidoff, C. Cassidy, and L. Heitkemper

Handout (760.4 kB)

Utilization of a High Resolution Weather and Impact Model to Predict Hurricane Irene
Brandon Hertell, Consolidated Edison Company of New York, New York, NY; and R. Derech, L. A. Treinish, A. P. Praino, H. Li, and J. Cipriani

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