Month: September 2018

  • EMS Annual Meeting: European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2018

    I attended EMS2018 last week in Budapest, where I presented a talk on my on-going work with Conor and Emily Gleeson from Met Éireann. The talk was titled “An Evaluation of Integrated Cloud Condensate in the HARMONIE-AROME NWP Model” as part of the session on cloud-aerosol-radiation interactions. I used MÉRA for the data and examined […]

  • ESGI 2018: ESB Trading

    Members of the group recently took part in the 141st European Study Group with Industry (ESGI), held at UCD in June. We were part of the team working on the problem posed by ESB-Trading (Electricity Supply Board).  With the upcoming launch of I-SEM, ESB-Trading have increased interest in accurate prediction of output from their wind farm portfolio. […]

  • EGU 2018: Representation of Wind-Solar Correlations in Reanalyses

    I attended EGU2018 in April 2018 where I presented a poster titled Representation of Wind-Solar Correlations in Reanalyses.  This was included in the poster session for ERE3.1: “Energy meteorology and spatial modelling of renewable energies.” This examined the representation of the relationship between 10m wind speed and global shortwave radiation (SW) on daily timescales in both […]

  • Team Visit to Mount Lucas Windfarm

        As part of a recent ESIPP team away day, we visited Mount Lucas wind farm in Co. Offaly which is part of Bord na Móna’s wind farm portfolio. We received a thorough and interesting talk from Nick Norris about the planning, construction and operation of the wind farm. The wind farm sits on 1,100 hectares […]