Weather conditions are the single most influential variable on energy markets – and the most volatile. Even the slightest change in temperature can sway demand and the market operations throughout a region. To gauge the impact of weather variability on a market, analysts need access to historical data and trends and comprehensive forecasts of upcoming conditions. EV Weather combines the best available sources of North American weather data and puts it in the context of energy supply and demand, providing the industry’s most comprehensive view of weather’s impact on energy markets.
Sample EV Weather Data Analysis
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How You Can Use EV Weather
- Understand how weather variability translates to electricity demand, market prices, and fuel costs.
- Compare loads under historical and/or typical weather conditions.
- Access detail on more than 300 hourly and 900 daily station observations from across North America.
Weather Demand Analyst – Generate a visual representation of how the demand response to temperature varies by region, what temperature is the neutral balance point between heating and cooling, and how this varies by season and for peak and minimum loads.
Historical Weather – Research hourly records from 1997 to the present day, and daily records from the 1940s onwards.
Population Weighted Heating and Cooling Degree Days – Track the connection between temperature and demand.
Weather Enhanced Content – Get instant access to the appropriate weather data presented with energy market data through capabilities linking weather stations to most database objects, including generating plants, storage facilities, and LMP price nodes.
Primary EV Weather Data Sources
National Climatic Data Center and National Weather Service data
- Hourly weather observations
- 7 day weather forecasts
- Weather normalized load
- 30 year climate normals
- Heating and cooling degree days
- Climate indexes
- Hydro generation in the Northwest
- Severe weather events (drought conditions, tropical storms)