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.

predictive analytics

Predictive analytics for distributed generation and market trends

A new study conducted by Navigant Research forecasts global revenue for predictive analytics for distributed generation will increase by 36% through to 2027. Key drivers...
innovation

NextEra Energy appears in Fortune’s “Change the World” list

NextEra Energy has announced that Fortune has ranked the company No. 21 among the top 57 companies globally that "Change the World." The annual...
energy efficiency

ACEEE provides Virginia with energy efficiency recommendations

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has issued a fact sheet highlighting the status of the energy efficiency landscape in Virginia. The fact...
Digital twin

Digital Twins 1.01

In the second part of his three-part series, David Socha discusses what Digital Twin actually means and what it might be able to do...
CI-ENERGIES

UK utility invests in smart substations

UK utility Northern PowerGrid has launched the second phase of its grid modernisation initiative, which includes upgrading substations with smart models. The project is being...
solar pv

New solar carport to help DEWA avoid 1,500 tons of carbon

Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) has commissioned a 2MWp Solar Carport Project at its headquarters and at the Ministry of Climate Change and...
nb power

Siemens helps city of Wasco power 60% of total energy needs

The city of Wasco, in the US state of California, has partnered with Siemens to improve its energy efficiency and reduce both operational and...
women's empowerment

CenterPoint Energy awarded for women’s leadership roles

A utility-founded trade association, MEA, has through its programme, Energetic Women, awarded CenterPoint Energy for its role in empowering women within the natural gas...
distributed energy resources

Centrica conducts study on distributed energy resource business perspectives

Centrica has conducted a study to understand consumer perspectives on onsite energy generation in the US, Canada, Germany, Italy, the UK and Ireland. The study includes a survey of...
digital utility

US utility secures $25 million investment to digitise operations

Arcadia Power, developers of the first nationwide digital utility, has announced the closing of a $25 million Series B funding round led by G2VP....

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