Author: Eadaoin Doddy Clarke

  • New European Wind Atlas

    The new European wind atlas is an great tool to download and visualise high-resolution and publicly available data of wind resources specifically suitable for wind energy development, site prospecting and wind farm design. The mesoscale modelling covers the entire EU plus Turkey and 100 km offshore as well as the complete North and Baltic Seas. […]

  • June 2019 conferences: WESC and ICEM

    I went to WESC (Wind Energy Science Conference) in UCC, where I presented a talk “A multivariate spatial post-processing method for day-ahead wind energy forecasts” in the forecasting & resource assessment session which was part of theme 1: wind resource, turbulence and wakes. I also attended some interesting talks on wind energy resources and planning. […]

  • Journal Club: 28-05-2019

    Solar irradiance forecasting in the tropics using numerical weather prediction and statistical learning (2018). This paper examines the skill of three different WRF set-ups (WRF-dudhia, WRF-rrtmg, WRF-solar) compared to it’s driving data, GFS. The aim is to produce an hourly day-ahead forecast for Singapore. A multivariate post-processing technique which combines principal component analysis (PCA) with […]

  • MÉRA workshop 2019

    by Gráinne Allen (an intern with MetClim) I attended the MÉRA workshop in Glasnevin on Thursday 2nd of May. The workshop featured speakers from Met Éireann, the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF), the Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), UCD, Maynooth University, the Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI) and the University of Highlands and […]