The European Climatic Energy Mixes (ECEM) Demonstrator Project

4th International Conference on Energy Meteorology, Bari, 27 – 29 June 2017

In this interview, Ian Harper of Pressuredrop – the Business of Weather interviews Dr. Laurent Dubus of EDF and Prof. Alberto Troccoli of the University of East Anglia about the aims and objectives of the European Climatic Energy Mixes (ECEM) Demonstrator Project.

About the participants:

Dr. Laurent Dubus has been working with EDF R&D for 16 years. He is an expert researcher in climate system modeling, weather and climate forecasts, and electrical systems management. His activities focus on the evaluation of weather and climate models, tools and services and the development of new models and applications to improve the management of power systems, in particular for renewable energies.
Laurent Dubus

Prof. Alberto Troccoli, University of East Anglia. Prof. Troccoli has over 20 years of experience in several aspects of meteorology and climate and their application to the energy sector. He has worked at several leading institutions such as NASA, ECMWF (UK), the University of Reading (UK) and CSIRO (Australia). Alberto is the editor of three books, including ‘Weather Matters for Energy’, and convener of the International Conferences Energy & Meteorology. Alberto holds a PhD in physical oceanography from the University of Edinburgh (UK).