Mes: noviembre 2017

Wind Energy

DOE’s new grid study concludes wind energy is not a threat to supply reliability

The United States Department of Energy (DOE) released its long-awaited Staff Report to the Secretary on Electricity Markets and Reliability yesterday,which includes an assessment of the reliability and resilience of the electric grid and an overview of the evolution of electricity markets. The study shows recent growth in wind and solar power is generating new …

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ERA5 downscaling results

ERA5 Vortex downscaling validation results to be presented in Amsterdam

Downscaling of ERA5 reanalysis has been implemented into the whole Vortex modeling chain and has passed demanding internal tests that shown, among other results, an impressive R2=1.00 correlation coefficient reached for the very first time in our records! It is not only correlation that has dramatically increased, mean wind speed BIAS has also greatly decreased, …

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ERA5 new reanalysis

Give me 5, ERA!

ECMWFs newest Reanalysis, ERA5, is already here! And, by “here” we mean that we have embedded it into the whole Vortex modeling chain and that will be available from our Interface by the end of this month. You may think that introducing a new Reanalysis is only a small step but, with ERA5, it means …

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