DLR-Logo -> http://www.dlr.de
DLR Portal Home | Imprint | Privacy Policy | Contact | Deutsch
Fontsize: [-] Text [+]

Nowcasting and forecasting of solar irradiance for solar energy electricity grid integration

Schroedter-Homscheidt, Marion and Breitkreuz, Hanne and Hoyer-Klick, Carsten and Rikos, Evangelos and Tselepsis, Stathis (2009) Nowcasting and forecasting of solar irradiance for solar energy electricity grid integration. 33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, 4.-8. Mai 2009, Stresa, Italien.

Full text not available from this repository.


Solar energy systems are reaching a size of up to 50 MW electrical power. Their integration into the electricity grid as well as the management of regional grids with larger renewable shares requires extended irradiance forecasting. The paper uses an island power system as example for a regional grid with a large renewable energy share. The system was investigated under power generation deviation due to solar irradiance variations measured from ground and Earth observation. To optimize operations satellite nowcasting and short-term forecasting could be used. A 15 min advance notice about cloud cover, would be adequate to start up the back up systems and to reduce electrical reserve need in clear sky cases. For a test case, satellite nowcasting of clouds and irradiance, atmospheric modelling of aerosol load, numerical weather prediction of clouds and irradiance with deterministic and ensemble modeling is conceptually evaluated against electricity grid integration needs.

Item URL in elib:https://elib.dlr.de/58994/
Document Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Title:Nowcasting and forecasting of solar irradiance for solar energy electricity grid integration
AuthorsInstitution or Email of AuthorsAuthor's ORCID iD
Schroedter-Homscheidt, Marionmarion.schroedter-homscheidt (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Breitkreuz, HanneHanne.breitkreuz (at) gmx.deUNSPECIFIED
Hoyer-Klick, Carstencarsten.hoyer-klick (at) dlr.deUNSPECIFIED
Rikos, Evangelosvrikos (at) cres.grUNSPECIFIED
Refereed publication:No
Open Access:No
Gold Open Access:No
In ISI Web of Science:No
Page Range:pp. 1-4
Keywords:solar energy, grid management, electricity grid integration
Event Title:33rd International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment
Event Location:Stresa, Italien
Event Type:Conference
Event Dates:4.-8. Mai 2009
HGF - Research field:Aeronautics, Space and Transport (old)
HGF - Program:Space (old)
HGF - Program Themes:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research area:Space
DLR - Program:W EO - Erdbeobachtung
DLR - Research theme (Project):W - Vorhaben Atmosphären- und Klimaforschung (old)
Location: Oberpfaffenhofen
Institutes and Institutions:German Remote Sensing Data Center > Climate and Atmospheric Products
Deposited By: Schroedter-Homscheidt, Marion
Deposited On:13 Aug 2009 14:25
Last Modified:13 Aug 2009 14:25

Repository Staff Only: item control page

Help & Contact
electronic library is running on EPrints 3.3.12
Copyright © 2008-2017 German Aerospace Center (DLR). All rights reserved.