Analytics: Introducing APIs for Engineering

This article was written by Nelson Chiu, ERS Data sharing commonly occurs by sending files over shared drives or email or providing direct access to a database. APIs (which stand for application programming interfaces) are becoming the best practice of making data more accessible for developers and third parties. Google Maps, for instance, created an … Read more

Bring Me the Right Data!

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An In-Depth Look at What Data Is Useful for the Utility of the Future Isaac Wainstein, Ryan Bossis, ERS, Presented at the 2016 ACEEE Summer Study It is often recognized that gathering large and robust data sets is a critical component for the utility of the future to successfully integrate energy efficiency as a grid … Read more

Using Data Analytics to Build a More Intelligent Grid

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Why utilities are using data analytics Landis + Gyr, March 1, 2016. Image credit: W.Rebel Improving network operations and planning At grid level, distribution management systems monitor circuit loading and aggregate data from a large number of intelligent devices such as smart meters, grid sensors and mobile devices being used by engineers in the field that … Read more