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How Can Autonomous Drones Help the Energy and Utilities Industry?

In the new Microsoft series, How AI Transforms Business, Microsoft talks to customers and ...

Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning

Artificial Intelligence: How to take advantage of new technology in the energy in...

Chief Analytics Officer at eSmart Systems, Davide Roverso, recently sat down with Torgeir ...

Energy

The Reciprocity of Intelligent Energy Management for Utilities and Commercial Bui...

An intelligent energy top system creates a win-win situation for both power grid operators...

Energy

Save (On) Your Flexibility, Not Your kWhs

For years now, consumers have been encouraged to contribute to energy efficiency by restri...

Energy

Collective Electricity Management: An Easy, Green-Efficiency Tool

If you have invested in extensive EV charging for your commercial building and monitor the...

ChargeFlex Prosumer

Electric Vehicles: Exploiting Grid Capacity and Gaining Better Charging Access

Today, one of the greatest obstacles to EV adoption, is charging infrastructure. There are...

Machine Learning Artificial Intelligence

Data-driven Intelligence and Machine Learning Will Revolutionize Every Industry

Data is now a strategic business asset. Every device, every customer, every activity — eve...

Software Development Utility

Making the Smart Grid Intelligent: Using Software to Improve Power Reliability

Networked Energy Services (NES) and eSmart Systems have written a joint white paper about ...

Prosumer ChargeFlex

Transforming EVs: From Challenge to Utility Infrastructure Asset

Transport sector electrification is a considerable concern for utilities faced with massiv...

Prosumer

Will Installing Solar Panels Be Profitable for Your Home?

The sun is one of the very few renewable energy sources available to us. This explains the...

Machine Learning

Towards Industrial-Grade Machine Learning

AI and Machine Learning are undoubtedly soon to become pervasive technologies across socie...

Utility

How Intelligent Drones Help Leverage Utility Data

Until now, power line inspections have been manual processes. Deploying drones coupled wit...

Backpack-Sized Drones Help Utilities Recover Faster from Power Outages

Extreme weather is a threat to power grids worldwide. As extreme weather threats are incre...

Machine Learning

The Acceleration of Machine Learning and its Vertical Realizations

Machine learning development is accelerating at an unprecedented pace as new breakthroughs...

When it Comes to Power Line Inspections, All Drones are Not Created Equal

Manual data processing methods in power line inspections are both resource intensive and i...

Cloud Utility Big Data

Hacking and Cyber-Attacks: Are Utilities More Vulnerable in the Cloud?

One of the most significant computing trends is cloud-based solutions. Increasingly, organ...

Utility Big Data Artificial Intelligence

The Intelligent Drone: A Key Component in Your End-to-End System

Today, anyone can purchase a drone. The selection of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) target...

Utility Energy

Cutting Power Outage Costs with New Technology

Growing grid threats from increasing energy demands, energy-intensive devices and extreme ...

Energy Technology

Why the Energy Industry Needs a Reset - Now

We stand at a crossroads. All industries are being affected by the fourth industrial revol...

Cloud Utility

Utilities and the Cloud: How to Keep Your Data Safe and Stay Compliant

With a rapidly increasing number of businesses moving into the cloud, cloud-based solution...

Energy Utility

Are You Seizing the Full Potential of Smart Meters?

By 2020, nearly one billion smart meters will be installed globally. Smart meters may be t...

Energy Utility

What Smart Meters Can Do for Utility Infrastructure Operations

Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), or smart meters, can be either just another silo i...

Smart Grid

Utility Hacking: Turn a Vulnerable Smart Grid Into a Powerful Defender

  Digitally empowered power grids are paving the way for new and exciting opportunities fo...

Prosumer Energy

SMART HOMES: How to Become Your Own Energy Company

Electricity is cheap, but that's about to change. As smart meters are being installed in h...

Analytics Artificial Intelligence Big Data Machine Learning Utility

Using Machine Learning and Smart Meter Data for Fraud Detection

Electricity theft and fraud represent significant economic losses to utility players. To c...

Smart City Big Data

Improving Municipal Climate Performance Through Cooperative Benchmarking

As the saying goes, you can't manage what you can't measure. But, even if you do measure c...

Big Data

Making Utility Infrastructure Operations More Efficient

Since the building of the electrical grid, the ways we produce, distribute, and consume en...

Utility Smart City

Why Public Utilities Should Help Cities Become Smarter

Global population is growing, people are increasingly migrating to urban areas, and resour...

Smart City

Dear Chief Municipal Executive, Tear Down These Walls! [Smart City]

Chief municipal executives, agency directors, and deputy mayors have the potential to beco...

Utility

End User Privacy Perspectives in Utility Infrastructure Operations

Technology is creating new opportunities for the utility sector. The Internet of Things, B...

Smart Health

Smart Health: Relatives As a Health Care Resource

The relative number of senior citizens in Norway is rising, and many of them want to stay ...

Smart City

Smart City Dashboards Help Municipalities Achieve Climate Goals

Big Data has been coined the "new oil," which is good news for municipalities, where data ...

Operations Center Control Room

Municipalities foresee disasters with intelligent Control Rooms

Progress in artificial intelligence and big data can save municipalities considerable cost...

Analytics Big Data Utility

AMI: Just Another Silo or an Essential Data Lake Component?

Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), or smart meters, can be just another operational s...

Smart Grid Artificial Intelligence Machine Learning

Alchemy for Grid Operators - Turning your smart meter data into gold

Artificial intelligence and machine learning enable grid operators to segment customers ba...

Analytics Artificial Intelligence Big Data Machine Learning Utility

Why AI and Machine Learning Are Essential for Next Gen Utilities

Utilities stand on the brink of a data revolution. Smart meters, utility infrastructure se...

Utility Technology Prediction Machine Learning

Reduced CAPEX: New Technology, New Demand Response Opportunities

Higher energy consumption levels, renewable energy sources, and new electrical loads, are ...

Trading

How to save 90% on your trading platform while keeping all features

In commodity trading, profit is alpha and omega. How profitable are your IT investments? 8...

Smart City Smart Health

EVs in the Home Care Unit: Routing the Nearest Car to a Call-out

Electric vehicles are gaining ground in Norwegian municipal home care units. Recent advanc...

Smart City Energy Gamification

Using Gamification to Engage Citizens and Reach Climate Goals

Gamification is a marketing technique that uses game design elements and game principles t...

Utility

Why Intelligent drones will revolutionize grid operations

  It might sound like science fiction but drones will soon take over the inspection of you...

Smart Health

Halden Municipality’s early experiences with VKA

In Halden municipality almost everyone agrees to the fact that welfare technology will pla...

Utility

SCADA / DMS / AMI / NIS: Obsolete?

Traditional operational and information systems are changing, which is driving grid operat...

Cloud Big Data

Cloud Only? Prerequisites for a Successful Cloud Computing Strategy

One of the biggest IT trends is cloud computing. With today’s disruptive digitalization, e...

Energy

Profit from Integrating Electric Vehicles into the Energy Market

Have you wondered just how great of an investment that Electric Vehicle you bought really ...

Big Data Smart City Smart Health Artificial Intelligence

Riding the Age Wave with AI and Big Data

The age wave is rising and when it hits 19% of our population will be aged 70 or above, mo...

Big Data Technology Artificial Intelligence

An introduction to the Big Data Landscape

What is Big Data? Data has always been an important asset in every industry. Since the ear...

Careers

Internship in eSmart Systems

We have been fortunate to have Christian Børke working with us this January. In this blog ...

Prosumer Smart Grid

Prosumer bidding and scheduling in electricity markets

Stig Ødegaard Ottesen, Head of R&D in eSmart Systems, recently got accepted for publicatio...

Careers

Microsoft Student Community HIOF with Enigma, eSmart Systems and Smart Simulation

The newly formed Microsoft Student Community at HIOF (Høgskolen i Østfold) held their firs...

ChargeFlex

ChargeFlex strengthening its research capacity

The R&D project ChargeFlex is coming close to ending its first out of three project years,...

Careers Business Entrepreneurship

eSmart Systems in Silicon Valley

eSmart Systems has these days started an internationalization process and as a first step ...

Business

The power of values

Leading an industry requires more than just having a sense if what you are and who you wan...

Careers Entrepreneurship

Back to School

This fall, two eSmarter’s have gone back to school. Knut Gustavsen, COO of eSmart Systems,...

R&D

A stochastic model for scheduling energy flexibility in buildings

Stig Ødegaard Ottesen, Head of R&D in eSmart Systems, recently got a paper published in th...

Industry Software Development Technology

Complete overview of your energy consumption with new app

In Mid-May Ringeriks-Kraft and eSmart Systems introduced the mobile app Smartliv. Smartliv...

eSmart Systems at Build 2015

Microsoft’s annual Build developer’s conference started on Wednesday this week. eSmart Sys...

Big Data Industry Microsoft Software Development

Azure Machine Learning helping the smart grid become smarter

Microsoft recently published a blog post on their Machine Learning Blog mentioning eSmart ...

Technology Energy

How to incentivise exploitation of demand side flexibility?

In my previous blog post I argued why there is an increasing need for demand side flexibil...

Microsoft Software Development Machine Learning

Azure Machine Learning publicly available

eSmart Systems are proud to be mentioned in Microsofts latest post on their Machine Learni...

Careers

The eSmart Atmosphere

I sensed it the minute I walked in to the office space. You cannot put your finger on it a...

Efficient grid operations with the aid of real time monitoring using drones

The Connected Drone project aims to test and develop real time monitoring with drones usin...

Software Development

Testing in Agile Software Development

Testing Integrated in Development – Collaboration and Frequent Communication The tradition...

Big Data Industry Machine Learning Microsoft Prediction Software Development

Strengthening our R&D team

eSmart Systems possesses great expertise in IT and energy and the company is growing rapid...

Microsoft Software Development Technology

eSmart Systems at Microsoft Campus

Technology Energy

Why demand side flexibility will get an increasing value in electricity markets

Due to technology developments and political goals, electricity markets all over the world...

A week of preparations

This week we have been preparing our attendance at the Norwegian Smart Grid Conference in ...

Enabling cooperation between electricity consumers

The following post was written by Julien Flaig, a masters student from Grenoble Institute ...

Business Entrepreneurship Industry Software Development

First Year Sum Up

  eSmart Systems 1st of February 2013

Entrepreneurship

A Different Sprint

eSmart Systems is still a company in the startup phase, which means that the road is shape...

Analytics Big Data Software Development Technology

The Nexus of Forces

After working with relational and transactional systems for nearly two decades, the limita...

Industry

Putting the Smart Grid to work

  Smart Grid (C)-Copyrighted eSmart Systems

Business Entrepreneurship

eSmart Systems - The story so far

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