Can wind be forecasted?

 
Below is a link about the effects on the Ontario grid when wind is not properly forecasted.  In my dealings with AIM Powergen they are always trying to purport that wind can be forecasted and subsequenlty the grid can respond accordingly just like it does now when demand shifts during the day.   Note:  IESO in their management plans for when and where the energy demand will be supplied for this province,  uses in their calculations only 10% of this province’s energy supply coming from wind because of it’s poor dispatchable characteristics.  (i.e. too intermittent and unreliable) .  More years of research into climate predictions will be necessary before wind forecasts will be reliable.  Too bad wind turbines will interfere with the research sites needed for this kind of data.   
 
 
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