There are three exciting events going on in the energy forecasting community:
1. Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2012
Over 50 teams across 25 countries have signed up the Global Energy Forecasting Competition 2012. Please visit the competition webpage for more information, such as Call For Participants, Important Dates, etc.
2. Activities in IEEE PES General Meeting 2012, San Diego, CA:
IEEE Working Group on Energy Forecasting is hosting three sessions in PESGM2012:
Panel Session – “Load forecasting methodologies and applications in operations and planning”: Room Emma AB, Monday, July 23, 2012, 13:00 – 17:00;
Energy Forecasting Working Group Meeting: Room Windsor B, Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 14:00 – 16:00;
Panel Session – “Demand response: analytics, practice, and challenges in smart grid environment”, Room Emma A, Thursday, July 26, 2012, 13:00 – 17:00.
More information about the topics to be presented in the panel sessions can be found here.
3. Special Issue on Analytics for Energy Forecasting with Applications to Smart Grid
This special issue of IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid covers both challenges and opportunities for the energy forecasting communities, and will bring together the state-of-the-art analytics, technologies and best practices in the smart grid industry. The extended abstract is due on Sep 30th, 2012. For more information, please refer to the Call For Papers.