UL provides renewable energy forecasting services for over 70 GW of centralized and distributed wind and solar generation capacity across the world, including two-thirds of the capacity in North America. As the leading forecasting provider for grid operations in North America we are uniquely equipped to meet the high security and reliability our customers demand.
The same level of accuracy and reliability is applied to our plant owner and operator clients, energy storage providers, and other industry professionals with specialized requirements. We customize sophisticated atmospheric models and adaptive statistical techniques to meet the needs of each client to produce the most accurate forecasts possible.
Our tools allow us to predict the real-time impact of renewable resources on smart grid applications and the coincident changing weather conditions on load profiles or grid operations. Our experience combined with massive quantities of atmospheric data and a high performance computing environment, allows us to conduct long-term climate change assessments and impact mitigation studies for our clients.