ENTRIES TAGGED "environment"

The smart grid data deluge

The smart grid data deluge

Why smart metering is just the first wave of the power grid's data revolution.

The smart grid is an information revolution for utilities, and the first line of the information the grid uses will come from smart meters. EMeter's Aaron DeYonker discusses meter use and data applications in this interview.

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Industrial ecology and big data

How can massive environmental datastreams create new markets?

Because companies are tracking their inputs and byproducts carefully, there has been an exponential increase in the amout of efficiency/environmental data available for primary stakeholders and investors.

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Sensor networks and the future of forecasting

Sensor networks and the future of forecasting

Data and low-cost sensor networks can spot extreme weather before it hits.

Identifying extreme weather patterns can minimize impact when that weather arrives. But to improve long-range forecasts, we'll need to create environmental sensor networks out of phones, satellites and other technology.

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