Nombre del autor:Pep Moreno

Fiction is the new reality III: Measurements Gap Fill LES

Fiction is the new reality III After the first two episodes (I and II), the Vortex «Fiction is the new reality» series reaches an unexpected plot twist in this third chapter: our new Gap Filling feature. As previously explained, measurements and modeling results are only pieces of a broken mirror that reflect the complex wind flow reality. On the one hand, …

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How versus What

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=»6376″ img_size=»full»][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=».vc_custom_1605110816216{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}»] This and the following post are an excerpt of my contribution «The Gap between Modelers and End-Users» to the workshop «Atmospheric Challenges for the Wind Energy Industry» organized by the NCAR and sponsored by the Department Of Energy of the US Last October 20th, I was kindly invited to participate …

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What versus How

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=»6382″ img_size=»full»][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=».vc_custom_1605111397836{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}»] Or How vs. What (part II) In my last post, I gave an example (presented at a recent NCAR’s workshop) of a cool How distracting our modelers (our researchers) from What is relevant for industry end-users (our customers). Later in the same workshop, I offered the following example of the opposite: relevant model …

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When doors close, Windows may open

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=».vc_custom_1602164553099{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}»] I was unable to find out where the above quote (strictly speaking “When a door closes, a window may open”) comes from, but some sources refer to it as a Biblical verse. Its meaning, as far as I understand, is that opportunities may arise even in the middle of a crisis. …

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Tomorrow belongs to them

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=»6157″ img_size=»full»][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=».vc_custom_1594188515812{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}»] At Vortex, we try to tough sell our synthetic data but we do make an exception: students. We are almost always open to help students (and their teachers) if the reason for needing the data is properly justified. We consider this a matter of fairness, or maybe Karma. We have all …

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Why Vortex?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=»6080″ img_size=»full»][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=».vc_custom_1591636821236{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}»]Like many other companies, we have a «Why … ?» section on our website. «Why Vortex?» was originally written to explain to our visitors what I recently learnt is called Unique Value Proposition (UVP) i.e. what unique reason(s) would make you decide to buy from us instead of from our competitors. You …

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…modeling the wind

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=»5962″ img_size=»full»][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=».vc_custom_1591202911539{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}»] (The answer, my friend, is…) At Vortex, we have long been debating to find a slogan for our company. Since everyone’s opinions are listened to (but none have been convincing enough), the discussions are passionate and this is a purely subjective matter, the process is being slow and I’m not …

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We only know that we know nothing *

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=»5694″ img_size=»full»][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=».vc_custom_1591201078955{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}»] * either Socrates or Manuel, from Barcelona (like us) Unfortunately, you can’t say much about Extreme wind events just by knowing a lot about Average winds. This is our humble conclusion after nearly 15 years** in the Wind Industry. Having delivered upwards of 330,000 synthetic wind calculations worldwide, at …

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