Resources

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Presentations

Dispatching Wind – Efficiently Integrating Wind Energy and Wind Forecasts
Webinar presentation by Mark Ahlstrom to the AWEA Utility Working Group
Dispatching Wind – AWEA Utility Working Group – March 13, 2014

Maximizing Forecast Value – Why Electric Power Systems are Weird
Mark Ahlstrom presentation at the UVIG Workshop on Variable Generation Forecasting
Maximizing Forecast Value – February 25, 2014

Wind & Solar Energy – Forecasting and Integrating Variable Generation
Mark Ahlstrom tutorial presented at IEEE Smart Tech Workshop
Wind and Solar Energy – November 22, 2013

Wind Plant Operational Reporting Applications – Lessons Learned and New Research Results
Mark Ahlstrom presentation at the UVIG Fall Technical Workshop
UVIG – October 31, 2013

Evolution of Forecasting, Operations and Market Design for Wind Integration
Mark Ahlstrom presentation at the North American Wind Energy Academy (NAWEA) 2013 Symposium
Evolution NAWEA – August 7, 2013

Forecasting & Scheduling Renewables in North American Power Systems
Mark Ahlstrom presentation in Panel Session on Statistical Resource Modeling for Renewables Integration IEEE PES General Meeting
Forecasting and Scheduling IEEE PES Stats for Renewables – July 24, 2013

FERC Order 764, Forecasting, and Flexibility – Implications in Large Markets and Small BAs
Mark Ahlstrom presentation at UVIG Workshop on Forecasting Applications
FERC Order 764 Forecasting and Flexibility – February 26, 2013

Low-Level Jet Interaction with a Ridge Measured by an Operating Wind Farm – WindPower 2011

Operational Reassessment, The Role of Meteorological and Climatological Analysis – WindPower 2008

Turbine Nacelle Anemometers, A Valuable Resource for Forecasting and Operational Assessment – WindPower 2010

WindLogics Mass-Conserving Wind Field Model – WindPower 2010

WindLogics Using Reanalysis Data for Hourly Estimates WindPower 2010

 

Articles and Papers

Knowledge is Power – Efficiently Integrating Wind Energy and Wind Forecasts
Lead author Mark Ahlstrom with numerous co-authors from across North America & Europe
Nov/Dec 2013 issue of IEEE Power & Energy Magazine

Atmospheric Pressure – Weather, Wind Forecasting and Energy Market Operations
Lead author Mark Ahlstrom with numerous co-authors from across North America & Europe
Nov/Dec 2011 issue of IEEE Power & Energy Magazine

Variable Generation Power Forecasting for Operations (NERC IVGTF Task 2.1 Report)
Mark Ahlstrom (Task 2.1 Lead) with numerous co-authors from across North America
May 2010

Development and Testing of a Wind Simulator at an Operating Wind Farm WindLogics 2010

Large Eddy Simulation of Realistic Wind Fields in Daytime Atmospheric Boundary Layer – CWE 2010

Alternate Sources of Long Term Wind Reference Data – WindPower 2006

Mass Conserving Wind Field Model Run Directly from Tower Observations – WindLogics 2010

The Long-Term Wind Resource – Data Sources for Predicting the Performance of Wind Plants – Part 1 – WindLogics 2008

The Long-Term Wind Resource – Comparing Data Sources and Techniques for Predicting the Performance of Wind Plants – Part 2 – WindLogics 2008

Incorporating Weather Analysis in Performance Assessment – WindLogics 2008

Whitepaper Long-Term Wind Resource – Part 1

Whitepaper Long-Term Wind Resource – Part 2

Whitepaper Operational Assessment

2004 Minnesota Wind Integration Study

2006 Minnesota Wind Integration Study – Volume 1

2006 Minnesota Wind Integration Study – Volume 2