Degree Type

Dissertation

Date of Award

2013

Degree Name

Doctor of Philosophy

Department

Statistics

First Advisor

Petrutza Caragea

Second Advisor

Mark Kaiser

Abstract

Wind is an important source of clean, renewable energy. In 2008, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) emphasized the need for better understanding of wind fields at the wind farm level , which would contribute to improvements in wind power forecasting and increase the viability of wind power as an alternative energy source This work addresses issue in wind speed forecasting, bivariate wind speed and direction forecasting, and spatial modeling of wind speed.

Copyright Owner

Lisa Bramer

Language

en

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

184 pages

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