Topic: Smart Gas
Cow farts and managing methane emissions
February 4, 2020
Whether you believe in climate change or not, one fact that cannot be mistaken is that greenhouse gas emissions are on the rise. One of the more problematic greenhouse gases is methane, and one of the largest emitters is agriculture in the form of cow farts and cow burps.
Sensus and Urbint – taking AMI beyond meter reading
November 14, 2019
AMI is no longer just about collecting meter reads – it’s about connected solutions that enable us to predict issues, not just react to them. Leveraging data transmitted over the Sensus FlexNet communications network, Urbint uses artificial intelligence to potential weak spots along gas pipelines.
Data, Doctor Who and Utilities
July 15, 2019
The Xylem Data Science team (XDS) has invented a methodology for making sure that our data science isn't just correct at any moment in time, but that we can recapitulate (ideally) the entire history of any given research project quantitatively. (Part 1 of 2)
Solicited vs. Unsolicited Data Acquisition: Which Camp are You?
May 7, 2019
At a utility, SCADA is the undisputed champion and data is of paramount importance. (After all, the last two letters stand for “Data Acquisition”.) In the SCADA world, standards for controls and data acquisition is not just requested, it’s an expectation.
12 Ways to Get More Out of Your AMI Network
January 30, 2019
If you ask your neighbor to describe the local electric utility, I doubt you would hear the words “technologically sophisticated”. Utilities are plagued with a public perception that doesn’t necessarily match reality. However, for the past decade, utilities have been experiencing a metamorphosis...