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SolarPaces2015 - Concentrating Solar Power and Chemical Energy Systems

Public Pre-Conference Workshop of Task V “Solar Resource Assessments & Forecasting"

“Meteorological Data Sets for CSP/STE – Beyond TMY”

Monday, October 12, 2015, CTICC

ROOM: Meeting Room 2.44 – 2.46

Please note: We have limited seats. If you are if you are interested to participate in this side event, please contact Kristian Pagh Nielsen: kpn[at]dmi[dot]dk

Draft Agenda:

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm    Presentations on “Meteorological data sets for CSP/STE – beyond TMY” (90 min)

  • Welcome by Project Lead Kristian Pagh Nielsen, DMI, Denmark
  • TMY data sets for STE – status of the standardization in IEC/TC 117 (Lourdes Ramirez, CIEMAT, Spain)
  • Requirements for bankable solar resource data sets (Frank Vignola, University of Oregon, USA)
  • Statistical characterization of solar resource variability (Philippe Blanc, MINES ParisTech, PSL Research University, Frances
  • Assessing the resource risk for financing solar thermal power plants (Richard Meyer, SolarPACES Task V Representative, Suntrace, Germany)
  • Climate scenarios of solar resources (Kristian Pagh Nielsen, DMI, Denmark)
  • Probabilistic yield modelling including multi-year solar resource data (Manuel Blanco, SolarPACES Chairman, CSIRO, Australia)

Break (30 min)

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm     Panel Discussion with Stakeholders (60 minutes) 

  • Statements from panelists on typical application of solar resource data for project finance
    • Cedric Philibert (IEA, France)
    • David Gonzalez Garcia (European Investment Bank, Luxembourg)
    • Mercedes Fernández León (Abengoa Solar, Spain)
    • Luis Crespo (ESTELA, Spain)
    • Pancho Ndebele (requested; Emvelo Group, South Africa)
  • Questions from the audience

Please note: We have limited seats. If you are if you are interested to participate in this side event, please contact Kristian Pagh Nielsen: kpn[at]dmi[dot]dk


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