wind forecasting News

  • FLOWSTAR-Energy forecast for wind turbine

    CERC are providing forecasts of hourly power output for an operational wind turbine in a rural area near Inverurie, Scotland (see the map) for up to 4 days ahead. The predictions enable the turbine owner to plan energy usage. An example is shown in the figure. The live forecasts can be seen at the bottom of the CERC home page. The forecasts are calculated using our own ...

  • Improved forecasts to identify the risk of icing on wind turbines

    Icing is a well known problem at wind farms in cold climates. SMHI has mapped how conditions for icing appear. Researchers are working on developing forecasts that indicate a risk of icing on wind turbines. Development improves decision-making data An ensemble forecast consists of numerous parallel forecast calculations. Forecast uncertainty can be better assessed through ...

  • Prediction and forecast on future wind industry trends in Canada

    The report provides detailed analysis and forecasts of the global wind power market and the Canada wind market in particular. It also helps in analyzing and forecasting key metrics relating to the installed capacities, market size and growth. The report facilitates to understand onshore and offshore market in Canada. It provides information relating to the major wind farms onshore and offshore ...


  • New forecasting machine to boost wind power sector

    Professor Coimbra and Jan P. Kleissl have come up with a weather forecasting machine that they claim it is more effective than the ones that are commonly being used now. Power grid experts believe that the accurate forecast of the machine would encourage companies to use the wind power more judiciously. It could also be instrumental in greatly saving the cost of energy. The machine takes ...

  • Offshore Wind Power Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020

    The report “Offshore Wind Power Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 - China’s Capacity Investments Position It to Overtake Germany by 2018, Second Only to the UK” gives an in-depth analysis of the global offshore wind power market, covering three major regions: North America (the US and Canada), Europe (the UK, Germany, Denmark, the Netherlands, Sweden, Norway, Spain and ...


  • Washington Wind Energy Market Forecasts to 2013

    This report gives an in-depth analysis of the Washington wind market and provides forecast estimates up to 2013. The research analyzes the key trends, major issues and growth opportunities in the Washington wind market and tracks the average turbine size in Washington from 2001 to 2008. Market share by installed capacity, elaborate profiling of major market participants, information on major wind ...


  • CustomWeather Ranks #1 in Accuracy in Wind Speed Forecasting

    CustomWeather, Inc., a specialized provider of high resolution weather forecast and alert services, is pleased to announce that in the first 4 months of 2012, they have ...


    By CustomWeather, Inc.

  • Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain

    On February 11, 2014 the Wind Program announced a Notice of Intent to issue a funding opportunity entitled "Wind Forecasting Improvement Project in Complex Terrain." By researching the physical processes that take place in complex terrain, this funding would improve foundational weather models by developing short-term wind forecasts for use by industry professionals, specifically in the Western ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Recent Study: Wind Energy Maintenance Market Analysis And Forecast to 2020

    Wind Energy Maintenance Market to 2020 Growth Driven by Increasing Competition between OEMs and ISPs in the Post-Warranty Maintenance Segment Summary GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Wind Energy Maintenance Market to 2020 Growth Driven by Increasing Competition between OEMs and ISPs in the Post-Warranty Maintenance Segment”. ...


  • Market Report: Offshore Wind Power Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020

    GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, Offshore Wind Power Market Analysis and Forecast to 2020 - Chinas Capacity Investments Position It to Overtake Germany by 2018, Second Only to the UK. The report gives an in-depth analysis of the global offshore wind power market, covering three major regions: North America (the US and Canada), Europe (the ...


  • Wind Operations and Maintenance Market 2013 Analysis and 2020 Forecasts

    ReportsnReports.com adds "Wind Operations & Maintenance Market, 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Share by Component, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020" new market research reportto its store. Wind Operations & Maintenance Market, 2013 Update - Global Market Size, Share by Component, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020” is the latest ...

  • ISO New England Selects GL Garrad Hassan as Wind Power Forecaster

    In order to manage wind generation in its real-time and day-ahead markets, the system operator for the New England area of the U.S., ISO New England Inc., has awarded GL Garrad Hassan a two-year contract to provide wind power forecasting services to all wind in the ISO’s footprint, including generation within the states of Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode ...


  • Energy Department Announces $2.5 Million to Improve Wind Forecasting

    The Energy Department today announced $2.5 million for a new project to research the atmospheric processes that generate wind in mountain-valley regions. This in-depth research, conducted by Vaisala of Louisville, Colorado, will be used to improve the wind industry's weather models for short-term wind forecasts, especially for those issued less than 15 hours in advance. With access to better ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Advanced Wind Forecasts Save Millions of Dollars for Xcel Energy

    The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) has developed a highly detailed wind energy forecasting system with Xcel Energy, enabling the utility to capture energy from turbines far more effectively and at lower cost. The system, which Xcel Energy formally took over last month, saves ratepayers several million dollars yearly. By issuing forecasts that are 35 percent more accurate than ...

  • Utility Grade Wind Turbine Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts to 2018

    China is emerging as a significant user of wind energy. The leadership of China has a focus on local generation of electricity using wind and solar renewable sources. Chinese leadership is very concerned about the pollution brought by the fossil fuel power generations and is very concerned about the deleterious effect of air pollution on the grandchildren. Like people everywhere, these leaders ...


  • Wind Repowering Market - 2020 Forecasts of Capacity, Generation and Cost-Benefit Analysis

      ReportsnReports adds new market research report 'Wind Repowering - Capacity, Generation and Cost-Benefit Analysis to 2020' to its store. This research provides an understanding of the wind repowering market potential by country. The research also provides historical and forecast analysis of the global wind repowering installed capacity and power ...


  • Global and China Offshore Wind Energy Forecasts for 2010-2014

    ReportsnReports.com adds "2010-2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind Energy" new market research report to its store. 2010-2014 Deep Research Report on Global and China Offshore Wind Energy was published by QYResearch Wind Energy Research Center on Nov 2010. It was a professional and depth research report on Global and China Offshore Wind Farm Operation. We make a ...

  • China’s Wind Power Equipment and Parts Market Forecasts to 2013-2017

    "Research and Development Trend of China’s Wind Power Equipment and Parts Market, 2013-2017" ReportsnReports.com adds this new market research report to its store. Research and Development Trend of China’s Wind Power Equipment and Parts Market, 2013-2017” mainly conducts an in-depth research on the market status of wind power equipment and parts industry, primarily ...

  • Meteo-Logic Offers Accurate Localized Weather Forecasts for Wind Farms

    Meteo-Logic, an innovative provider of custom-made accurate weather forecasting, launched today a new service specifically designed to provide the wind farm energy industry with highly accurate localized weather forecasts. Meteo-Logic offers detailed weather parameters and tools required for making ...


    By Meteo-Logic Ltd.

  • NRG Systems Introduces iPackACCESS for Wind Farm Forecasting and Performance Monitoring

    NRG Systems, manufacturer of measurement equipment and turbine optimization systems for the global wind and solar energy industries, has introduced the iPackACCESS, a communications module for the SymphoniePLUS3 data logger that enables wind farm operators to integrate real-time meteorological data into their Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems. Designed with both performance ...


    By Renewable NRG Systems

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