DNICast Final Events along with EMS 2017

For the final activities of the DNICast project, two events will take place on September 5th and 6th along with the EMS' European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2017, 4-8 September, Dublin, Ireland:

     - DNICast Dissemination Workshop
               - Date & Time: Tuesday, September 5th, 2017, from 18:00 to 20:00
               - Venue: Room C 166, Henry Grattan Building, DCU Campus in Glasnevin
               - Presentations:
                      Introduction to DNICast and Objectives of the Workshop
                      Requirements and accuracy needs for Concentrating Solar Technologies

                      Presentation of the investigated nowcasting methods

                      Validation and uncertainty assessment of the DNICast nowcasting method

                      Combination of DNICast predictions: Examples of combination methodologies and improvements achieved

                      Assessment of the effect of DNI nowcasting on the yield of CST plants

                      A web demonstrator for the DNICast results

                      DNICast methods Integration in CSP plants


     - DNICast talks at EMS
               - Date & Time: Wednesday, September 6th, 2017 from 11:15 to 13:00
               - Venue: Business School 1, DCU, EMS
               - Presentations:

                      Shadow camera system for the validation of nowcasted plant-size irradiance maps

                      Validation of DNI from Meteosat Second Generation

                      Difference in the performance of satellite based DNI nowcasts in complex and flat terrain

                      Data assimilation for short-range solar radiation forecasts

                      Satellite-based DNI nowcasting based on a sectoral atmospheric motion approach

                      Estimation of cloud coverage/ type and aerosol optical depth with all-sky imagers at PSA

                      Optimized DNI forecast using combinations of nowcasting methods from the DNICast project


Registration: There is NO registration fee. However, registration details are in the agenda for attending the workshop on September 5th. For the DNICast Talks at EMS, registration to the event can be done through the EMS dedicated registration: http://www.ems2017.eu/registration.html