Wind Power Forecasting

Vortex FORECAST solution combines cutting edge modeling resources with a state-of-the-art statistical approach to provide a fast and reliable service oriented to the customer needs.


Vortex provides solutions for a wide spectrum of clients (energy traders, IPPs, system operators, etc.) and needs. From wind farms, with a large number of operating hours and high availability of data, to projects in (pre-)construction phase or expansion.

Technical details:

  • Wind speed and direction.
  • Power production.
  • Other meteorological variables.
  • At several look ahead horizons, from (very) short-term up to 7-10 days ahead, with (sub-)hourly granularity, updated several times a day (subject to availability of data in near real time).
  • Fast project setup: less than a business week for a standard project and 24 to 48 hours for projects without measured data.
  • Agile service: create new projects and upload your data from your Vortex interface account.
  • Interface multiple features: visualize forecast of different variables with their probability bands (P90-10), select forecast date and prediction horizon, scroll through historical data, manage availability (past and future), visualize and analyze various error metrics, download on-screen data in CSV format, support for multi-site projects (aggregate and compare predictions from several projects in your portfolio).
  • Customizable deliverables: forecasts can be provided in several formats (e.g. TXT, CSV, XML, XLSX, SAS, etc.) by e-mail, FTP or from the web interface.
  • Graphic reports in PDF for Operation and Maintenance.

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