Short-Range Forecast Modeling for Solar Electric Generation

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Tuesday, 6 January 2015: 8:30 AM-9:45 AM
224B (Phoenix Convention Center - West and North Buildings)
Host: Sixth Conference on Weather, Climate, and the New Energy Economy
Chair:  Brian D'Agostino, Sempra Energy, San Diego, CA

  8:30 AM
WRF-Solar to Advance Solar Power Forecasting
Pedro A. Jimenez, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. E. Haupt, J. Hacker, and J. Dudhia
  8:45 AM
Predicting Distributed Solar Power Production for Utilities
Julia M. Pearson, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. E. Haupt, T. L. Jensen, C. Burghardt, T. C. McCandless, T. Brummet, and S. Dettling
  9:00 AM
Comparison of Solar Energy Nowcasting Techniques
Jared A. Lee, NCAR, Boulder, CO; and S. E. Haupt, P. Jimenez Munoz, T. C. McCandless, M. A. Rogers, and S. D. Miller
  9:15 AM
Clustering Techniques for Improved Solar Forecasting and Utility Operations
Carlos F.M. Coimbra, University of California, La Jolla, CA

  9:30 AM
An Integrated Operational System for Solar Power Forecasting
Duane Apling, Northrop Grumman Corporation, McLean, VA; and G. Higgins, K. Darmenova, and S. Freeman