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kWantera Year in Review 2016

kWantera Year in Review 2016

It’s been a busy year here at kWantera. We’ve launched our Faraday platform, announced new and exciting business alliances with industry leaders, and continued…

The 2014 Polar Vortex & Electricity Prices: A Look Back

The 2014 Polar Vortex & Electricity Prices: A Look Back

The polar vortex is finally almost over. If you’re unfamiliar, a polar vortex is a combination of low pressure and cold air that circulates…

Q&A: kWantera CEO Kyle O'Connor on GE Renewables Relationship

Q&A: kWantera CEO Kyle O'Connor on GE Renewables Relationship

We’re excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with GE Renewables to provide our energy intelligence software to renewable generators. Under this agreement, kWantera’s…

The 3 Roles of an ISO/RTO

The 3 Roles of an ISO/RTO

Wholesale energy is an increasingly complex industry. With energy needs projected to grow in coming years, keeping up with demand is of utmost priority…

A Simple Guide to Demand Response

A Simple Guide to Demand Response

With increased levels of industrial and commercial activity globally, energy consumption is at an all-time high. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects…

An Interview with a kWantera Energy Data Scientist

An Interview with a kWantera Energy Data Scientist

There are few fields as red hot as data science. In virtually every industry, the demand for analytical skills has risen. More organizations are…

The Impact of the Smart Grid

The Impact of the Smart Grid

Though many take it for granted, the process of routing electricity to your home is not a simple process. For us, it certainly is…

The 3 Stages of Electricity: Generation, Transmission & Distribution

The 3 Stages of Electricity: Generation, Transmission & Distribution

During the generation stage, primary energy sources are converted to electricity. Examples include coal, natural gas, nuclear, wind, and solar. As participants in the wholesale…

Understanding the Why in Machine Learning

Understanding the Why in Machine Learning

I recently stumbled upon an article on LinkedIn entitled “The Human Limit of Machine Learning” by Alejandro Perez. The article details some of the…

How Big Data is Changing Everything

How Big Data is Changing Everything

Since the advent of the internet, information has become an easily and readily accessible resource. The ability to remotely contribute to existing bodies of…

The History of Energy Deregulation

The History of Energy Deregulation

To understand the deregulated energy market, one must appreciate what exactly deregulation is and the implications that it has for businesses and consumers alike…

The Importance of the Day Ahead / Real Time Energy Markets

The Importance of the Day Ahead / Real Time Energy Markets

In the wholesale energy market, understanding the rationale behind the pricing of electricity is crucial. Whether you are trading for profit or simply looking…

The Exciting Field of Machine Learning

The Exciting Field of Machine Learning

Machine learning is a form of artificial intelligence (AI) that allows computers to learn and make predictions based on previous data sets.

What is Peak Load and Peak Load Contribution?

What is Peak Load and Peak Load Contribution?

As a participant in the deregulated energy market, you enjoy the advantages of increased competition. Deregulation allows you to reap the benefits of reduced…