smart data

Could This 'Data Lake' Concept From GE Revolutionize Energy Analytics?

August 15, 2014 by Stephen Lacey

General Electric has become a prodigious producer and consumer of data. Energy engineers at the conglomerate are analyzing ten times more data today than they were five years ago -- bringing new insights, while also creating new complications for the data-crunching infrastructure.[read more]

Convergence in Building Energy Intelligence

November 7, 2013 by Rob Day

Every system in buildings is being made intelligent. HVAC, lighting, plug loads, appliances, you name it. Right now many of these systems are being made intelligent separately from each other. But that won't remain the case as smart tech converges into fewer devices and systems.[read more]

Cleanweb: Can IT Lead the Way to a New Energy Future?

May 23, 2013 by Katherine Tweed

power of the Web

The internet cannot climb onto your roof to install a solar panel. But there is a movement afoot where social media, IT, big data and mobile communications could upend how we use limited resources in the future.[read more]

The Green Button Initiative One Year Later: Got Energy Data?

January 7, 2013 by Christina Nunez

Chances are, if you’re in one of about 36 million U.S. households with a smart meter installed, you don’t necessarily know what information is being collected or how to use it. In an effort to make home energy usage data more transparent for customers, utilities and other key electric industry players launched the Green Button Initiative...[read more]