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utilities and data

Utilities Risk Losing Commercial Customers Without New Approach

July 10, 2015 by Dennis Wamsted
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Utilities and Customers

In a fascinating study released late last month, Deloitte’s Center for Energy Solutions reported that 79 percent of the businesses it surveyed viewed cutting their electricity expenditures as “essential to creating and maintaining competitive advantage.”[read more]

Holy Spikes! Have You Checked Your Utility Data Recently (or Ever)?

February 14, 2015 by Wego Wise

Energy Spikes and Utility Data

With some of the coldest temperatures and record-setting snowfall pounding the U.S., many building owners are looking closely at their energy usage. Catching energy spikes is important to decrease utility costs, improve ROI/NOI, and prioritize retrofits, but it shouldn't just be done in the dead of winter.[read more]

A Cybersafety Culture Can Help Reduce Energy Usage Data Privacy Risks

February 3, 2015 by Christine Hertzog

Thanks to M2M and Smart Grid technologies, new energy usage data can be invaluable to help intelligently manage energy and reduce utility operations costs and consumer costs. However, new data means new privacy risks for consumers, utilities, their vendor communities, and other entities.[read more]

Data Analytics: What Utilities Are Investing in Now

August 20, 2014 by Jeff St. John

Data Analytics and Utilities

Are data analytics the most important frontier for utilities seeking to modernize their businesses? Or, it just another buzz phrase pushed by companies selling software? GTM Research has been collecting some hard data on the subject, through its Grid Edge Deployment Tracker data service.[read more]