Powering Up – Building a Data Warehouse

The opening of the New Zealand electricity industry to competition bought its own challenges to this large state-owned enterprise. To be able to participate in this sharing of the electricity market, this power utility had to build an ultra-reliable data warehouse that collected real-time power pricing data 24 by 7. Millions of dollars of trades are done daily so both system reliability and timely delivery of trading data are critical.

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Customer segmentation provides insight of best customers

A major energy company wanted to identify the power consumption patterns of their top 1000 business customers as well as profiling them by attributes such as industry grouping, specific business type, location, size, energy usage and so on.

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