Kx Insights: How Prosumers are driving Big Data Innovation at Utilities
13 Jun 2018
Prosumers in the utility sector, who both produce and consume electricity, are increasingly influencing how utilities are interacting with rate payers. These clients utilize distributed renewable energy resources to produce energy and actively manage their own energy use. This blog discusses the challenges and benefits of the connected grid
Kx powers Data Mart for Ontario’s Smart Meter Data
20 Mar 2017
The IESO's Data Mart uses Kx technology to support high volumes of daily data access requests and anticipated growth with 24x7x365 availability, as well as current and future demands for advanced analytics in Ontario’s energy sector. For example, with kdb+, the IESO is able to aggregate an entire year of data for all meters in a few minutes, which supports analysis of load profiles, consumption behavior and different rate models.
The Internet of Things: It’s a question of when not if
12 Nov 2016
We are on the cusp of a massive change in the utility sector worldwide. Smart-meters working collectively with the Internet of Things are going to generate a flood of data but turning that data into insights and those insights into value is going to be a challenge. Change seems inevitable with pull from consumers and push from utilities, national grids and regulators.