EnerNOC Wrangles ‘Overwhelming Amount of Raw Energy Usage Data’
EnerNOC has selected MongoDB, the open-source NoSQL database owned by 10gen, to enhance its big data capabilities and support its core data discovery platform.
“With the overwhelming amount of raw energy usage data coming in, we needed a solution that allowed us to maximize our analysis in a flexible and scalable way,” said Hugh Scandrett, vice president of engineering at EnerNOC.
EnerNOC delivers management services designed to reduce real-time demand for electricity, increase energy efficiency, improve energy supply transparency in competitive markets and mitigate emissions. The company’s global Network Operations Center (NOC) collects and evaluates nearly 1.5 billion energy data points per month to deliver demand response capacity and energy savings opportunities for customers.
MongoDB’s data platform is expected to improve EnerNOC’s operational efficiency. MongoDB will provide EnerNOC’s data analysts, developers and engineers with a flexible environment to identify new avenues for intelligence-driven efficiency decisions. EnerNOC leverages its energy intelligence portfolio in two distinct ways. First, it works with utility-side systems operators to identify operational inefficiencies and lower the demand for power. The company also helps a growing portfolio of private enterprises to reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint through smarter energy usage.
- 2015 Insider Knowledge
- Planning for a Sustainable Future
- The New Energy Future - Challenges and Opportunities in Corporate Energy Management
- Top 10 Steps for a Successful EMIS Project
- Practical Guide to Transforming Energy Data into Better Buildings
- Strategies for a Successful EHS&S Software Selection
- 10 Tactics of Successful Energy Managers
- The Corporate Sustainability Professional's Guide to Better Data Management
- Choosing the Correct Emission Control Technology
- There’s Money in the Trash