2nd Newsletter is Here!

2nd Newsletter is Here!

The Clim2Power project has seen a lot of progress over the past six months due to the hard work of our project partners. In our 2nd project newsletter, you’ll find updates on everything from climate data to power system modelling. View the newsletter by clicking on the download link below.

To keep up with the latest updates, make sure to follow us on Twitter @Clim2Power.

User Board Presentations

User Board Presentations

Interested in our progress and output from the project thus far? We’ve received several requests to make the slides from our User & Advisory Board Meetings available online, and we’re happy to share some of them here. Follow the links below or visit our Outputs section to view the presentations from our 2nd User Board meeting and 1st Advisory Board meeting.


2nd User Board Meeting Presentations, Brussels


1st Advisory Board Meeting, Brussels


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We’re live from Brussels!

We’re live from Brussels!

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Today’s the big day!

We’re starting this morning in Brussels with our Project Meeting before our anticipated 2019 User Board meeting kicks off. Project partners are presenting their work, methods, and successes thus far and discussing how to collaborate and navigate expected challenges. We’re looking forward to seeing our User Board participants once again in just a few hours, after last meeting them at our 1st User Board meeting in April 2018.

Tomorrow, we’ll be joined by our Advisory Board to discuss the science behind the data generation.

Follow along with us over the next two days as we live-blog our meetings on Twitter! Twitter.com/Clim2Power.

Upcoming: 2nd User Board Meeting

Upcoming: 2nd User Board Meeting

Our upcoming User Board meeting is fast approaching! We’re delighted to be hosting our 2nd annual User Board Meeting on the afternoon of 12 February in Brussels. The meeting will give us an opportunity to solicit feedback from the User Board on the development of the Clim2Power Climate Service and report on our findings thus far.

The meeting will take shape with a series of presentations on our recent work, followed by group discussions focussed on answering a series of questions targeted at the development of the climate service.

We’re looking forward to meeting our board members once more, including attendees from:

WEMC – World Energy & Meteorology Council
BSC – Barcelona Supercomputing Centre
Directorate-General for Energy
EEA – European Environment Agency
Directorate-General for Climate Action
ENTSO-E – European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity
Vrije Universiteit Brussel – Department of Hydrology and Hydraulic Engineering

Follow along with us via Twitter at @Clim2Power, or tweet with us using the hashtag #Clim2Power2019.

Clim2Power at S2S4E

Clim2Power at S2S4E

Clim2Power’s Sofia Simoes will be attending S2S4E’s General Assembly in Toulouse, France as part of their advisory board. S2S4E is a three-year project funded by the European Union H2020 working on making the European energy sector more resilient to climate variability and high impact events.

To find out more, follow along on Twitter with the hashtag #S2S4E_GA18!

5th Energy Meteorology Symposium – June 2018

5th Energy Meteorology Symposium – June 2018

Clim2Power featured on a poster presented by DWD at the 5th Energy Meteorology Symposium, June 5th-8th 2018, demonstrating ongoing research projects with varying time scales and applications, other projects featured include CM SAF, COSMO-REA, QuWind100, PerduS, Gridcast, and ORKA II.

Germany’s National Meteorological Service, Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD), is engaged in many areas in order to support Germany’s energy transition with weather and climate services. The value chain from raw data to model improvement and post processing is optimized in different ways and leads to tailored weather and climate information for the users. The research and development activities at DWD are characterized by interdisciplinary consortia and cooperation partners of the energy industry.

National User Board Meeting – Portugal

National User Board Meeting – Portugal

The Clim2Power team would like to thank the National Portuguese User Board for attending the first of the Clim2Power National User Board Meetings, which took place on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 in EDP Headquarters, Lisbon.

The User Board met to guide future developments of the Clim2Power web-service in an afternoon of project presentations and facilitated discussions.

Representatives from the following organisations attended:

APREN             Associação Portuguesa de Energias Renováveis

IDL-FCUL         Instituto Dom Luiz da Faculdade de Ciências da Universidade de Lisboa

ERSE                 Entidade Reguladora de Serviços Energéticos

AdP                  Águas de Portugal

APA                  Agência Portuguesa do Ambiente

IPMA                Instituto Português do Mar e da Atmosfera

REN                  Redes Energéicas Nacionais

DGEG                Direção Geral de Energia e Geologia

Turbogás          Trust Energy

Tejo Energia      Tejo Energia

EDP                    Energias de Portugal

 

Renewable energy generated 104% of Portugal’s electricity consumption in March

Renewable energy generated 104% of Portugal’s electricity consumption in March

For the first time in over 40 years, Portugal generated more renewable energy than needed. In March, energy from renewable sources, mostly wind and hydroelectric power, made up 103.6 % of mainland electricity consumption according to data from REN.

A report by the Portuguese Renewable Energy Association and the sustainability group ZERO said: “It is expected that by 2040 the production of renewable electricity will be able to guarantee, in a cost-effective way, the total annual electricity consumption of mainland Portugal”.

Read the full article here.

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