Weather can be a critical factor in everything from retail sales to hedge funds to your utility bill; indeed, weather plays a very big part in our economy. And nowhere is weather more important than in the area of emergency management.
Energy analytics will prove invaluable for utilities in the next decade. Providers often implement change at a slow pace, but new information and analytics are enabling industry development and the redistribution of operational resources. Utilities and energy market leaders need detailed
Borrego Springs is California's only Dark Sky Community, a light pollution-free haven for astronomers and stargazers surrounded by the Anza-Borrego Desert State Park. Because of its extremely rural location, sometimes "dark sky" takes on another meaning; the area is prone to extensive power outages
InterGen wanted to analyze large amounts of data in lots of different ways. They went from data analytics via spreadsheet to IBM Cognos TM1 for all of their budgeting and forecasting. Now, Intergen is able to make decisions faster with more effectiveness using IBM Analytics solutions.
With momentum suddenly shifting, consumers might be considering solar for the first time. Here are a few points you can use in your outreach and marketing materials to help customers understand this new technology and how it can benefit their wallets, homes and community.
When the leadership at a utility moves toward data-driven decision-making for their organization, they are effectively changing the culture of that company. Utility management services move from simply collecting operational and billing data to using that information for strategic purposes,
Today we hear from seven companies, all of which consistently tell us that analytics and Internet of Things solutions from IBM are not only providing them with insights, but also offering them the ability to predict things in their maintenance plans that can help them avoid downtime.
For years, utility executives have relied on old data to predict peak energy hours. The days of looking in the rear-view mirror are gone as data becomes available in real time. Instead, cutting-edge utilities are analyzing reams of new data to predict when consumers will use more energy. As a
Changing weather patterns, new types of renewable energy and evolving consumer expectations have challenged the way that utilities do business, and many have responded by offering more options. The American public's embracing of new types of renewable energy has put utilities on the defensive. Some
Edward Nickolite, IT Manager at DTE Energy, discusses how IBM Maximo Asset Management is helping DTE Energy to transform from preventive maintenance to predictive maintenance. DTE Energy also uses IBM Maximo Asset Management for Transportation to manage their vehicle fleet by integrating telematics
This interactive infographic features client voices from Fingrid, Yarra Valley Water, DTE Energy, Consolidated Contractors Company, Scania, Swedish Match and GrowSafe Systems, Ltd. It includes their views on analytics and the Internet of Things while also diving deeper into their use of IBM
Marcus Stenstrand, Grid Manager at Fingrid, the national electricity transmission company in Finland, is responsible for keeping the lights on. Learn more about the importance of having IBM Maximo Asset Management at the core of an integrated enterprise asset management solution and how Fingrid is
The main goals of smart meters are to minimize outages and deliver enhanced customer service. Utilities also benefit from the usage data collected and returned every 15 minutes. This information allows them to predict usage patterns and change pricing models to improve their revenue stream.
A stationary battery capable of powering someone's home may be released in the next few months. How will these technologies impact utility companies? How should they prepare to ensure their business stays successful?