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Siemens, Teradata in Global Pact for Big Data for Utilities

April 20, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy

Siemens Smart Grid Division and Teradata have announced a global strategic cooperation in the field of big data. Through this collaboration, Siemens Smart…

Conference on a Sustainable Built Environment Focuses on Big Data Disruption

February 12, 2013 - in Announcement

The NYU Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Center for the Sustainable Built Environment will host its third Annual Conference on Sustainable Real Estate,…

Why Google Worries Utility Companies

December 11, 2012 - in Energy

Large utility companies worry about Google. Why? Unlike those who mock Google for being a "one-trick pony", with 99% of its revenue coming from Adwords, they connect the dots. Right before our eyes, the search giant is weaving a web of services and applications…

AutoGrid Introduces Big Data Analytics, Demand Response Solutions

October 29, 2012 - in Energy

Despite investing millions of dollars in smart meters, utilities have yet to fully capitalize on the data these two-way meters produce. Startup AutoGrid Systems is taking on the job of analyzing giant data sets so utilities can monetize that flow of data.…

EcoFactor Completes $8 Million in Venture Financing

October 11, 2012 - in Corporate, Energy

The latest round includes funding from new investor Aster Capital, and additional financing from Claremont Creek Ventures and RockPort Capital Partners. "After following the energy management software market for some time, we found EcoFactor's approach of…

Utility Data Flow Will Expand Beyond Other Industries

August 16, 2012 - in Energy

At The Soft Grid conference in San Francisco, there was a lot of talk about phrases that software analytics and smart grid industry insiders hate. For starters, plenty of people are tired of the phrase "smart grid." For others, it’s "big data," which is…

CASA Offers Advanced Degree in Visualizing and Analyzing Cities

July 27, 2012 - in Analysis, Corporate, Modeling

Cities have never been more important. More than a half of the world's population is now urban, presenting new social and environmental questions unique to the 21st Century.  As a student at UCL's Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, you will learn to lead…

Oracle’s “Big Data, Bigger Opportunities” Report: Smart Grids Increase Utilities’ Data Collection 180x

July 11, 2012 - in Energy, Projects

Today Oracle announced the results of the "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities: Plans and Preparedness for the Data Deluge" research report, which surveyed 151 North American senior-level executives at utilities with smart meter programs in place to gauge: Perceptions…

Oracle's "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities" Report: Smart Grids Increase Utilities' Data Collection 180x

July 11, 2012 - in Energy, Projects

Today Oracle announced the results of the "Big Data, Bigger Opportunities: Plans and Preparedness for the Data Deluge" research report, which surveyed 151 North American senior-level executives at utilities with smart meter programs in place to gauge: Perceptions…