It's almost 2017, and by now smart meters are probably flooding your utility with zetabytes of data. Fantastic, right? But wait - that data deluge is totally worthless if you don’t do anything with it!An open API for energy can help by maximising the value of the massive amounts of data collected by large energy services companies and utilities by exposing it to brilliant developers that want to experiment and create amazing and useful applications.Chances are you’ve heard the acronym API being thrown around left right and centre, but let's recap in case you don’t know what those letters actually mean...
Like nature versus nurture, the war between on-premise versus software-as-a-service (SaaS) rages on, and it’s no different in the world of energy analytics. In this post you’ll find a comprehensive breakdown of the advantages and disadvantages of each type of deployment in the context of Energy Management Software (EMS), so you can figure out which is best for your ESCO.
Ever visited the DEXMA pricing page ? You probably noticed that data points are kind of a big deal. It’s important to understand this concept for a few reasons: not only to ensure a well-defined budget for your energy platform, but also to create a solid energy monitoring structure and plan a watertight savings strategy. So let’s unpack the data point concept together!
I want you to put aside all the ludicrous, mind-blowing and outrageous insanity that is US election for just a moment to focus on something very, very important.I'm talking about The Man With The Question. The man the entire Internet agrees was the real hero of last night's presidential debate. Ladies and gentlemen, I'm talking about Mr. Kenneth Bone. For reasons unknown, the Internet has fallen in love with this man. And this man is ALL ABOUT energy policy.That's right: bespectacled, sweater-clad Ken Bone, transfigured overnight into the Internet's latest and legendary meme, asked the second-last and perhaps most hard-hitting question of the night: ...and it was about energy policy.
Who wants to be more in touch with energy management trends? I see you raising your hand, but I know your dilemma: so many trends, so little time!All you alpha energy managers, like me as DEXMA’s marketing manager, are probably way too busy to catch up with the latest energy news. Today we are going to solve that problem with a tool I use every day to stay on top of all things energy management: Feedly.Read on for tips to work with Feedly like a PRO.