Data & Analytics

News and in-depth analysis of the data & analytics side of the energy sector. This includes current energy trends, energy market drivers and growth opportunities across the energy value chain. Articles focus on the increased adoption of smart utilities and smart grids by energy companies and the need for big data solutions. We focus on how you can use data gathered from smart devices to analyse customer behaviour and how smart devices help energy enterprises to deploy condition-based maintenance programmes. Lastly, we also write about the improvement of forecasting and scheduling of assets.

TEPCO Ventures

TEPCO responds to market changes with new subsidiary

Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) has established a new subsidiary, TEPCO Ventures, to turn new businesses into venture companies. The new business unit started operations...
water metering

An overview of smart water metering market trends over 2017-2024

The global water metering industry will be characterised by extensive product rollouts, according to market research firm Global Market Insights. Given the soaring concerns over...
broadband

Google part of largest smart apartment rollout in the US

A group of companies has partnered to implement the largest smart apartment rollout in US history. Alliance Residential, Dwelo, Google and Nest have integrated their...
energy-efficient

California municipality records 70% decrease in energy costs in one year

A municipality in Northern California has recorded a 70% decrease in energy costs by deploying a building energy efficiency project. The project included $900,000 in...
distributed energy generation

National Grid intensifies consumer participation in DER programmes

In the US, National Grid has partnered with software engineering firm Opus One Solutions to create and pilot a transactive energy marketplace. The distributed system...
Barbados Water Authority

Non-revenue water convinces Barbados to deploy smart meters

Barbados Water Authority has selected Itron to minimise water loss throughout the island. Itron is partnering with Innotech Utilities to replace the utility’s existing mechanical...
computing

US Army embarks on $150 million energy efficiency project

The US Army has entered into an Energy Savings Performance Contract with Energy Solutions and Security to implement energy efficiency retrofits in military houses...
Miami-Dade County

New tool helps United Utilities optimise energy management in water distribution

UK water company United Utilities has partnered with Open Energi to improve energy management at its water plants. The water utility is adopting Open Energi's...
smart home platforms

New study finds 75% increase in zero net energy homes

A new study conducted by Parks Associates indicates a 75% increase in the construction of zero net energy homes between 2016 and 2017. The growth...
utility demand response

FirstEnergy subsidiaries ready to meet summer peak

FirstEnergy Utilities says its utility subsidiaries are ready to meet the anticipated increase in consumer energy demand due to heat waves this summer. Samuel Belcher,...

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