Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder

FLC Far West Award to the Wind Forecast Improvement Project-2

The Wind Forecast Improvement Project-2, a Department of Energy and NOAA-led project, earned the Federal Laboratory Consortium for Technology Transfer (FLC) Far West Region Award for Outstanding Partnership. The team, including federal and cooperative institute scienctists, "successfully leveraged resources, instruments, and researchers across all NOAA Earth System Research Laboratories (ESRL) Divisions, the NOAA Air Resources Laboratory Field Research Division, other federal agencies, private companies, and universities research leading to improved forecasts of wind to support the renewable energy industry. CIRES recipients include: Jaymes Kenyon, Joe Olson, Laura Bianco, Kathy Lantz, Chuck Long, Yelena Pichugina, Terra Ladwig, Eric James, Katie McCaffrey, Irina Djalalova, Aditya Choukulkar, Tim Bonin, and Brandi McCarty.