Data Analytics

The application of sophisticated data mining opportunities to get more out of our grid.


Distributed intelligence-enabled smart meters.
Data Analytics

Getting Smart at the Edge: AMI and Distributed Intelligence

July 10, 2023
Commonwealth Edison is working to evolve distributed intelligence alongside advanced metering infrastructure.
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A combination of approaches allows data related to each transformer to be classified into one of several predefined classifications or states: normal, monitor, service, stable, replace and risk identified.
Digital Innovations

Duke Energy's Hybrid Approach to AI

May 16, 2023
Duke Energy’s hybrid model of engineered analytics and ML has proven to be an excellent but imperfect tool — more accurate than either pure AI/ML tools or engineered analytics...
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Modern GIS software enables utilities to manage many aspects of their assets in a contextual, visual and map-based database. Instead of the static columns and rows associated with a traditional spreadsheet, information can be tied to a photo or visual image that links to associated media.
Data Analytics

How to Leverage GIS Data

Feb. 10, 2023
Web-based geographic information system software enables utilities to manage aspects of their assets in a contextual, visual and map-based database.
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Data Analytics

Data, Decarbonization, and The New Math of Sustainability

Feb. 14, 2022
Instead of a cadence-based approach to managing the grid, the industry is moving to a data-driven “risk-spend efficiency” approach
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Data Analytics

Big Data: Big Mistake?

Aug. 30, 2023
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Leveraging Meter-Based Targeting

Aug. 3, 2023
ComEd analyzes smart meter data to identifies customers with the highest likelihood to double their savings.
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Data Analytics

Protecting the Future of the Electric Grid with Artificial Intelligence

July 28, 2023
As the DOE urges grantees to incorporate advanced technology into grid operation, more and more power utilities will look to solutions that employ artificial intelligence (AI)...
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Disaster Response

How AI is Improving Power Restoration

July 26, 2023
Utilities are exploring a new way to inspect and repair grid infrastructure in the wake of devastating storms.