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Climate forecasting for energy - S2S4E and OpenMod joint workshop
Renewable energy is widely seen as a major step towards achieving the goals of the Paris climate agreement. However, renewable energy production is weather-dependent.

Sub-seasonal to seasonal (S2S) climate forecasts on timescales of weeks to months ahead have the potential to support the management and operation of renewable systems.

This workshop therefore seeks to address the challenges in the use of climate data (particularly S2S4 forecasts) in energy applications by discussing:
• The science basis of climate forecasting,
• The use of climate data in energy modelling and decision making, and
• State-of-the-art research advances in the use of climate data in energy modelling.
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Poster submissions: Please email
Presentation submissions (15:20 CET session):

AGENDA (times shown in CET)

PART 1: The S2S4E project: Science and results from a major new climate-forecasting programme, specifically tailored for the energy sector.

10:00 – Welcome
10:05 – An overview of climate information and its application to energy
11:10 – Panel discussion: Supporting the use of climate forecasts in energy
11:30 – Break
12:00 – Research advances and emerging opportunities

13:00 – Lunch break and poster session

PART 2: Joint session S2S4E/OpenMod: Climate forecasting for energy-modelling - science, tools, models, issues and data

14:00 – Welcome
14:10 – Practical use of climate data for energy
15:00 – Break
15:30 – Research presentations
16:20 – Panel discussion

17:00-18:00 – After workshop virtual drinks + poster session

Dec 4, 2020 10:00 AM in Madrid

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