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  • What’s the plan for energy data in the NEM?

    What's the plan for energy data in the NEM On Monday the 24th of February the Independent Chair of the Energy Security Board (ESB) Dr. Kerry Schott released the annual report on The Health of the National Electricity Market. Lost in the report or any subsequent media reporting of the enormous transitions occurring in the…
  • Sustainability = opportunity: Is your organisation ready for distributed energy resources (DERs)?

    Sustainability = opportunity: Is your organisation ready for distributed energy resources (DERs)? Australia’s solar industry is booming, and the private sector is leading the charge. Solar investments present a good opportunity for building owners and operators to capitalise on cheaper and more reliable electricity generated onsite. However, the constraints of the network and limited visibility…
  • The need for a data driven energy revolution

    The need for a data driven energy revolution The two-way electricity grid, Distribution Service Operators (DSO) and aggregators are coming to Australian energy markets – policy makers and consumers need to be aware of the opportunities and risks in reform. The speed and magnitude of solar PV investment is growing exponentially across Australia. According to…
  • Does your organisation struggle with business intelligence?

    Does your organisation struggle with business intelligence? The following is a list of outmoded and archaic processes that you might be familiar with: Using spreadsheets for analysing information, performing projections and modelling from a reoccurring data source; cost aggregation, lease administration, invoices, accounts payables, property valuation, and forecasting etc. Receiving recurring paper documents (rightly endangered);…
  • Lets change the world! Or the UK energy sector at least…

    Lets change the world! Or the UK energy sector at least… Background The UK government has been leading the world in Digital Transformation of governmental processes which extends beyond passport applications and other day-to-day tasks of government and into regulated essential services such as transport and energy. The Government Digital Service or GDS for short…
  • Mission Innovation Challenge 7 – Montreal, Canada

    Buildings Evolved attend the Mission Innovation Challenge 7 Priority Area 4 (Predicitive Maintenance and Optimization) Planning Workshop in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. We were honoured to be invited by CSIRO once again to an international conference, or in this case a research planning workshop, following up on work done in Malmo in May 2018. This was…
  • UN COP21 Mission Innovation – Day 3

    Buildings Evolved participate in Public-Private Round Table at UN COP21 Mission Innovation 3 Conference in Malmo, Sweden. Free morning in Malmo, the Smart Cities break-out session, why not? Smart Cities concept is an emerging sector, and the working group was eager to see how it relates to MI challenges, particularly the DCH. Heading down to…
  • UN COP21 Mission Innovation – Day 2

    Buildings Evolved participate in Public-Private Round Table at UN COP21 Mission Innovation 3 Conference in Malmo, Sweden.   Day two showcased private sector offerings aimed at solving the climate crisis with leading and emerging technologies from across the world. Patrick Child of the European Commission highlighted the importance of the MI framework in delivering technology…
  • UN COP21 Mission Innovation

    Buildings Evolved participate in Public-Private Round Table at UN COP21 Mission Innovation 3 Conference in Malmo, Sweden.   Image source Buildings Evolved was proud to have been selected by CSIRO to attend the Mission Innovation 3 (or MI-3) conference in Malmo, Sweden between 22-24 May 2018, with Director and Technology Strategist Arne Hansen attending the…
  • Custom polygons in Tableau

    The Department of Veteran Affairs was seeking a more effective way to realise key demographics visually over specific spatial areas like post codes and electorate areas. In charting terms, two metric variables were age and client numbers and categorical variables of location, state and the problematic postcode and electorate boundaries. The challenge was to realise…