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Five trends for Energy Efficiency in 2017

I think everyone will agree that 2016 was a year full of surprises and many people are looking forward to putting it behind us.  However, 2016 was a good year for energy efficiency.  There were major legislative initiatives, industry mergers, and m ...

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Utilities: Is your Smart Grid Project Transition effective?

Utilities: Is your Smart Grid Project Transition effective?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Is your AMI Smart Grid project nearing its end? Have meters been deployed and the network optimized? Is this really the end of the project? What about the many project roles and responsibilities that nee ...

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What lies below the curve? What options are available to researchers looking to gain insights on household end-use loads?

What lies below the curve? What options are available to researchers looking to gain insights on household end-use loads?

Finally! The quality of load profile data from advanced metering infrastructure systems (AMI) is sufficient to provide reliable data for advanced utility analytics. But, what if the researcher wants to get below the total premise load profile curve a ...

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Is it time for more U.S. utilities to embrace prepaid metering?

Is it time for more U.S. utilities to embrace prepaid metering?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. What comes to mind when you here the term “prepaid metering?” Let me guess… It’s a good way to: Limit the bad debt caused by credit-challenged low-income customers Limit the write-offs ...

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Competitive advantage from predicting the who, what, and where of future energy demand

Competitive advantage from predicting the who, what, and where of future energy demand

If you were to participate in an energy market, how much money could you save if you were able to predict not only what the future demand of energy would be, but also where it would be demanded? Even better, what if you knew exactly who was going to ...

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How advanced metering has rocked the utility revenue protection world

Utility revenue protection activities are not like they used to be. Advancements in meter technology, reading, and data collection have had a major impact on revenue protection department operations, and for some utilities, present opportunities for ...

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Managing supplier risk for smart grid implementation

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Utilities contemplate investments of tens to hundreds of millions of dollars for the procurement of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart grid systems. Their objectives vary from power system opti ...

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AMI Infrastructure and consumer concerns: Accuracy beyond the smart meter

California and Texas media have picked up on customer concerns surrounding new smart meters—surfacing questions on how new advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) devices will affect their bills, and apprehensions about the “accuracy” of these n ...

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Envision the consumer-to-grid connection.

When it comes to new directions in market-wide consumer energy use decisions and choices, change doesn’t come easy. The smart grid evolution is poised to change the “consumer-to-grid” dynamic. But how – and how quickly – will customers resp ...

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Vexing the smart grid: the privacy quagmire

The smart grid revolution is sparking debate over consumer privacy. It’s a huge concern that seems to be taking a back seat to the focus on cyber security. Yet privacy is a crucial discussion to elevate. Agreement on what data should be considered ...

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