in News Departments > FYI
print the content item

The Utility Analytics Institute has launched a new Web-based platform that promotes dialogue, research and strategy among utility analytics professionals.

The site provides unbiased utility analytics research and information, and promotes the sharing of strategies, time-saving measures, best practices, cost efficiencies and lessons learned. Members have exclusive access to analytics business process work groups, private and public discussion forums, webcasts, project databases, and a solution provider network.

"Smart grid technologies are generating vast amounts of data that utilities can use to make its gas and electric systems more reliable," says Rick Harris, vice president and chief technology officer for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E). "The Utility Analytics Institute is helping to drive the innovative use of smart grid data for the benefit of not just our customers in California, but energy customers everywhere."


Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
Latest Top Stories

Demand Response And Renewables Help SDG&E Tackle Record-Breaking Heat Wave

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) recorded peak demand records last week and relied heavily on energy conservation, as well as imported wind and solar power, to keep the lights on.


Report: Utility-Scale Renewables Keep Getting Cheaper

A new study suggests the levelized costs of energy of utility-scale wind and solar power are catching up with those of traditional sources, even without subsidies.


Duke Energy Commits $500M To Major Solar Expansion In N.C.

The utility company says the investment will help further diversify its portfolio, as well as increase solar power for its North Carolina customers by 60%.


Sensus Issues Refund To SaskPower After Smart Meter Woes

As SaskPower continues to swap out its Sensus units following several meter failures, the two companies have reached an agreement in order for the utility to recover costs.


The Smart Utility's Guide To Choosing A Smart Meter

Electricity providers across North America are taking on grid modernization. This article outlines the myriad factors a utility should consider in order to select the best-possible smart meter.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015
S&C Electric_id176
Future Energy_id187
edf_id180