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Journal articles

Prasad AA; Kay M, 2020, 'Assessment of simulated solar irradiance on days of high intermittency using WRF-solar', Energies, vol. 13, pp. 385 - 385, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en13020385

Yang D; Alessandrini S; Antonanzas J; Antonanzas-Torres F; Badescu V; Beyer HG; Blaga R; Boland J; Bright JM; Coimbra CFM; David M; Frimane Â; Gueymard CA; Hong T; Kay MJ; Killinger S; Kleissl J; Lauret P; Lorenz E; van der Meer D; Paulescu M; Perez R; Perpiñán-Lamigueiro O; Peters IM; Reikard G; Renné D; Saint-Drenan YM; Shuai Y; Urraca R; Verbois H; Vignola F; Voyant C; Zhang J, 2020, 'Verification of deterministic solar forecasts', Solar Energy, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2020.04.019

Ekins-Daukes N; Kay M, 2019, 'Brighten the dark skies', Nature Energy, vol. 4, pp. 633 - 634, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41560-019-0440-0

Joshi B; Kay M; Copper JK; Sproul AB, 2019, 'Evaluation of solar irradiance forecasting skills of the Australian Bureau of Meteorology's ACCESS models', Solar Energy, vol. 188, pp. 386 - 402, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2019.06.007

Yang Y; Bremner S; Menictas C; Kay M, 2019, 'A mixed receding horizon control strategy for battery energy storage system scheduling in a hybrid pv andwind power plant with different forecast techniques', Energies, vol. 12, pp. 2326 - 2326, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en12122326

Mukkavilli SK; Prasad AA; Taylor RA; Huang J; Mitchell RM; Troccoli A; Kay MJ, 2018, 'Assessment of atmospheric aerosols from two reanalysis products over Australia', Atmospheric Research, vol. 215, pp. 149 - 164, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosres.2018.08.026

Yang Y; Bremner S; Menictas C; Kay M, 2018, 'Battery energy storage system size determination in renewable energy systems: A review', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 91, pp. 109 - 125, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.03.047

Mukkavilli SK; Prasad AA; Taylor RA; TROCCOLI A; Kay MJ, 2018, 'Mesoscale simulations of Australian direct normal irradiance, featuring an extreme dust event', Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology, vol. 57, pp. 467 - 515, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-17-0091.1

Evans JP; Kay M; Prasad A; Pitman A, 2018, 'The resilience of Australian wind energy to climate change', Environmental Research Letters, vol. 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aaa632

Prasad AA; Taylor RA; Kay M, 2017, 'Assessment of solar and wind resource synergy in Australia', Applied Energy, vol. 190, pp. 354 - 367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.12.135

Lazos D; Kay M; Sproul A, 2017, 'Development of a numericalweather analysis tool for assessing the precooling potential at any location', Energies, vol. 10, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en10010021

Law EW; Kay M; Taylor RA, 2016, 'Evaluating the benefits of using short-term direct normal irradiance forecasts to operate a concentrated solar thermal plant', Solar Energy, vol. 140, pp. 93 - 108, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2016.10.037

Law EW; Kay M; Taylor RA, 2016, 'Calculating the financial value of a concentrated solar thermal plant operated using direct normal irradiance forecasts', Solar Energy, vol. 125, pp. 267 - 281, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2015.12.031

Kay M, 2016, 'The application of TAPM for site specificwind energy forecasting', Atmosphere, vol. 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/atmos7020023

Lazos D; Sproul AB; Kay M, 2015, 'Development of hybrid numerical and statistical short term horizon weather prediction models for building energy management optimisation', Building and Environment, vol. 90, pp. 82 - 95, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2015.03.025

Prasad AA; Taylor RA; Kay M, 2015, 'Assessment of direct normal irradiance and cloud connections using satellite data over Australia', Applied Energy, vol. 143, pp. 301 - 311, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.01.050

Elliston B; MacGill I; Prasad A; Kay M, 2015, 'Spatio-temporal characterisation of extended low direct normal irradiance events over Australia using satellite derived solar radiation data', Renewable Energy, vol. 74, pp. 633 - 639, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2014.08.067

Kay MJ; Lazos D; Sproul AB, 2014, 'Optimisation of energy management in commercial buildings with weather forecasting inputs: A review', Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 39, pp. 587 - 603, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.07.053

Law EW; Prasad AA; Kay MJ; Taylor R, 2014, 'Direct normal irradiance forecasting and its application to concentrated solar thermal output forecasting – A review', Solar Energy, vol. 108, pp. 287 - 307, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2014.07.008

Dehghan A; Prasad AA; Sherwood SC; Kay M, 2014, 'Evaluation and improvement of TAPM in estimating solar irradiance in Eastern Australia', Solar Energy, vol. 107, pp. 668 - 680, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2014.06.018

Kay MJ; Cutler N; Micolich AP; MacGill IF; Outhred HR, 2009, 'Emerging challenges in wind energy forecasting for Australia', Australian Meteorological Magazine, vol. 58, pp. 99 - 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.22499/2.5802.002

Cutler N; Outhred HR; MacGill IF; Kay MJ; Kepert J, 2008, 'Characterizing Future Large, Rapid Changes in Aggregated Wind Power using Numerical Weather Prediction Spatial Fields', Wind Energy, vol. 12, pp. 542 - 555, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/we.312

Cutler N; Kay M; Outhred H; MacGill I, 2007, 'High-risk scenarios for wind power forecasting in Australia', European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition 2007, EWEC 2007, vol. 2, pp. 863 - 874

Cutler N; Kay MJ; Jacka K; Nielsen TS, 2007, 'Detecting Categorizing and Forecasting Large Ramps in Wind Farm Power Output Using Meteorological Observations and WPPT', Wind Energy, vol. 10, pp. 453 - 470

Cutler N; Kay MJ; Jacka K; Nielsen T, 2007, 'Detecting, categorizing and forecasting large ramps in wind farm power output using meteorological observations and WPPT', Wind Energy, vol. 10, pp. 453 - 470, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/we.235

Kay MJ; Box MA; Trautmann T, 2002, 'An efficient method to increase vertical resolution of actinic flux calculations in clouds', Journal of Geophysical Research Atmospheres, vol. 107, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2001JD001581

Kay MJ; Box MA; Trautmann T, 2002, 'An efficient method to increase vertical resolution of actinic flux calculations in clouds', Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 107, pp. 4405 - 4409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2001JD001581

Box MA; Box GP; Kay MJ; Kuzmanoski M; Taha G; Cohen D, 2002, 'Physical, chemical and radiative properties of aerosols in Sydney, Australia', Australian Meteorological Magazine, vol. 51, pp. 223 - 228, http://www.bom.gov.au/amm/papers.php?year=2002

Kay MJ; Box MA; Trautmann T; Landgraf J, 2001, 'Actinic flux and net flux calculations in radiative transfer - A comparative study of computational efficiency', Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, vol. 58, pp. 3752 - 3761, http://dx.doi.org/10.1175/1520-0469(2001)0582.0.CO;2

Kay MJ; Box MA, 2000, 'Radiative effects of absorbing aerosols and the impact of water vapor', Journal of Geophysical Research, vol. 105, pp. 12221 - 12234, http://dx.doi.org/10.1029/2000JD900065


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