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Cloudy With A Chance Of Electrons: This Scientist Can Forecast Renewable Electricity – GE Reports

A group of physicists that included a Nobel laureate and Kurt Vonnegut Jr.’s brother spent the 1940s working in GE labs to figure out how to control the weather. After a promising start – they created snowfall over Schenectady, N.Y. – the project eventually fizzled. Seven decades later, GE electrical engineer Naresh Acharya is attempting …

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“The software must aggregate and control thousands of customer loads in real time and match them with production projections.”