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Big data ideas promise improved wind and solar forecasts

01st Oct `13, 08:29 PM in Sectors

Big Blue says its advanced power and weather modeling technology will help utilities around the world improve the…

BDMS
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Big Blue says its advanced power and weather modeling technology will help utilities around the world improve the reliability of their renewable energy resources. “The solution combines weather prediction and analytics to accurately forecast the availability of wind power and solar energy,” says Michael Valicchi, IBM’s Global Energy and Utility Industry Leader. He says the effort will let utilities combine more renewable energy into the power grid, helping to reduce carbon emissions.

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