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Big Data


The POWER Interview: What Is Big Data?
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The term “Big Data” is used frequently by tech-savvy power industry professionals, but what does it really mean. To get an insider’s perspective, POWER posed the question to Akshay Patwal,…


Using Data to Improve Power Plant Operations [PODCAST]
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Power plants have an abundance of data. Temperatures, pressures, flows, and various other parameters are all monitored constantly to ensure plants are operating properly. However, a lot of data is…


How to Monitor and Predict Operational Performance with Digital Analytics [PODCAST]
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Power plants are capturing operational data in ever-increasing amounts. However, analyzing all the data can be challenging. A number of tools are available that can help. In this episode of…


Immersive Visual Environments, Advanced Analytics Drive Operational Optimization

As data volume, variety, and velocity continue to accelerate, power plant operators increasingly encounter situations where 2-D desktop data visualization is insufficient to convey context for advanced analytics, visualization, and…


Wind Is Mainstream, and Other Insights from WINDPOWER 2015

Wind is no longer a niche alternative energy industry, American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) CEO Tom Kiernan told attendees at WINDPOWER 2015.  Despite policy hurdles, the wind sector has seen…