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Weather Matters for Energy

  • Alberto Troccoli
  • Laurent Dubus
  • Sue Ellen Haupt

Benefits

  • Provides the meteorological knowledge and tools to improve the risk management of energy industry decisions

  • Emphasises the role of the energy industry in terms of meteorological requirements

  • Most chapters in this book are based on presentations given at the inaugural International Conference Energy & Meteorology (ICEM), held in the Gold Coast, Australia, 8-11 November 2011

Book

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Why Should the Energy Industry be Concerned About Weather Patterns?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Beverley F. Ronalds, Alex Wonhas, Alberto Troccoli
      Pages 3-16
    3. Pierre Audinet, Jean-Christophe Amado, Ben Rabb
      Pages 17-64
  3. How is the Energy Industry Meteorology-Proofing Itself?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. Giovanni Pirovano, Paola Faggian, Paolo Bonelli, Matteo Lacavalla, Pietro Marcacci, Dario Ronzio
      Pages 133-154
  4. What can Meteorology Offer to the Energy Industry?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. Geoff Love, Neil Plummer, Ian Muirhead, Ian Grant, Clinton Rakich
      Pages 221-235
    3. Pierre-Philippe Mathieu
      Pages 237-255
    4. Sven-Erik Gryning, Jake Badger, Andrea N. Hahmann, Ekaterina Batchvarova
      Pages 275-293
    5. Sue Ellen Haupt, William P. Mahoney, Keith Parks
      Pages 295-318
    6. Pascal Mailier, Brian Peters, Devin Kilminster, Meghan Stephens
      Pages 335-349

About this book

Introduction

It is the purpose of this book to provide the meteorological knowledge and tools to improve the risk management of energy industry decisions, ranging from the long term finance and engineering planning assessments to the short term operational measures for scheduling and maintenance. Most of the chapters in this book are based on presentations given at the inaugural International Conference Energy & Meteorology (ICEM), held in the Gold Coast, Australia, 8-11 November 2011. The main aim of the conference was to strengthen the link between Energy and Meteorology, so as to make meteorological information more relevant to the planning and operations of the energy sector. The ultimate goal would be to make the best use of weather and climate data in order to achieve a more efficient use of energy sources. This book seeks to realise the same objective.

Editors and affiliations

  • Alberto Troccoli
    • 1
  • Laurent Dubus
    • 2
  • Sue Ellen Haupt
    • 3
  1. 1.Pye LaboratoryCSIRO Marine and Atmospheric ResearchCanberraAustralia
  2. 2.EDF - R&DChatouFrance
  3. 3.Research Applications LaboratoryHaupt AssociatesBoulderUSA

Bibliographic information

Industry Sectors
Biotechnology
Engineering
Finance, Business & Banking
Oil, Gas & Geosciences

Reviews

From the book reviews:

“The book contains a wealth of information, presented factually with some excellent graphics and up-to-date references. It is therefore an excellent synthesis that intersects meteorology with different fields of engineering and policy discussed from the point of view of industry, government agencies, academia, and the electric utilities, making it valuable to a wide audience. … A valuable reference source for advanced audiences. … Summing Up: Highly recommended. Graduate students, researchers/faculty, and professionals/practitioners.” (R. J. Barthelmie, Choice, Vol. 52 (2), October, 2014)