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How is DNV GL shaping the utilities of the future in the Middle East?

How is DNV GL shaping the utilities of the future in the Middle East?

More than ever, utilities and regulators around the world understand the need to better understand electricity and water demand patterns. Demand for both is soaring in most parts of the world and many systems face challenges in meeting that demand, e ...

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Using end-use load data for better infrastructure investment planning

Using end-use load data for better infrastructure investment planning

Background of Infrastructure Planning in the Electric Utility Industry Since the development of the modern electric grid, pioneered by Thomas Edison with the Pearl Street Station in New York City in 1882[1], the struggle to match generation and tran ...

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End-use metering workshops in Saudi Arabia

End-use metering workshops in Saudi Arabia

DNV GL co-hosted the Enetics' Single Point End-Use Energy Disaggregation (SPEED) Workshop in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, during the week of November 15. The workshop training was sponsored by the Saudi Electric Company (SEC) and was well attended by re ...

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How does more accuracy in end-use load shapes improve impact estimation of energy efficiency and DR programs?

How does more accuracy in end-use load shapes improve impact estimation of energy efficiency and DR programs?

Background of Demand-Side Management and Evaluation in the U.S. The 1970's saw two events that forever changed the landscape of electricity production in the United States. The Arab Oil Embargo of 1973 ended the era of cheap oil at a time when oil s ...

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Bottom-up energy forecasts that change with the times and adapt to the grid

Bottom-up energy forecasts that change with the times and adapt to the grid

Why do my time-tested and well-performing forecasts need to change? It's sometimes said that load forecasting (especially in the short term) is essentially a "solved" problem. This false sense of success typically comes about from repeatedly achievi ...

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Improving your energy sales forecast with end-use data

This author no longer working for DNV GL. Why does the Energy Sales Forecast matter? Gone are the days when economic and load growth were sufficient to reasonably buffer volatility in cost and to justify error in the energy sales forecasts. Insight ...

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How are consumers using energy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?

How are consumers using energy in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia?

Figure 1: City of Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (Source) End-use monitoring offers a deeper understanding amidst sharply rising electricity demand. The need for new energy resources is urgent in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), a country where electr ...

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Is low or zero electricity demand growth the new reality?

Is low or zero electricity demand growth the new reality?

This author no longer works for DNV GL. Can end-use information shed some light? The U.S. Department of Energy's Energy Information Administration (EIA) held its annual conference earlier this month in Washington, D.C., to discuss issues facing ...

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With all of this data, will we finally understand how our customers use electricity?

With all of this data, will we finally understand how our customers use electricity?

As we move into an era where electric utilities have fifteen-minute or hourly load information on most--if not all--of their customers, will we finally understand how our customers use electricity? I think the answer to this shockingly simple questio ...

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