Energy & Environment
Big Data provides utility providers an effective way to manage supply and demand, reduce waste while increasing service capability and reliability.
When both NASA and the Pope are speaking out about climate change, you know something is up. Yesterday the NASA Earth Exchange (NEX) unveiled a public data set showing how rainfall, temperature and CO2 levels will change over the next 85 years. The high-resolution data, which is as granular as
Utility Consumption Analytics outfit, Verdafero, has announced the utilization of IBM’s open cloud platform, Bluemix to power its analytics platform. “Switching our development to the Bluemix platform has been a game changer,” noted Dr. Alastair Hood, CEO, Verdafero. “We wanted a solution that would allow our infrastructure to grow and
Big Data marches towards more imminent expansion this time as Chinese web services outfit Baidu announces that it is working in tandem with The United Nations Development Programme to build a big data lab together. The agenda includes exploring solutions to global issues such as environmental protection, health, education, and
In Western Ontario, Canada researchers have (with the help of IBM Canada) set out to gather unprecedented amounts of data on the Grand River, specifically an 80 sq. km stretch near Waterloo, Ontario. That data is, in part, supplying information about the change in volume and quality of water, allowing predictions
We caught up with Sandra Kwak, Director of Marketing and Ecosystem Partnerships at US-based Big Data startup Autogrid, to talk about their company and products. AutoGrid uses the power of big-data analytics to handle the exponentially expanding wave of information being generated by smart meters, building management systems, voltage regulators,
Who are you ? My name is Eran Aloni and I am the CEO of Leanciti. We are originally from Tel Aviv, Israel and for the past one year we have been working on developing a platform for cities to run their energy systems more efficiently. For Lean Citi, I joined