Energy Profiler

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A tool for load shape and pricing analysis used by both energy suppliers and major energy customers. With Energy Profiler, users can view and edit load shapes graphically, manage a database of energy rates, perform rate comparisons and generate estimated bills under a variety of scenarios. Energy Profiler can collect data directly from a variety of metering devices, and can read and write data files in several widely used formats. Energy Profiler helps users to better understand their energy usage and associated costs.

Keywords

load profiles, rate comparisons, data collection

Validation/Testing

N/A

Expertise Required

Basic knowledge of energy usage concepts--more advanced training is offered by Energy Interactive.

Users

More than 100 companies use Energy Profiler in the US and Canada.

Audience

Energy Profiler has a diverse user community, but is mostly used by utility staff in account management, load research and rate design, and by energy and facilities managers at major energy customers.

Input

Primarily interval load data. Energy Profiler can also incorporate other types of interval data such as weather and hourly prices as overlays to load profiles, as well as total monthly usage data.

Output

Energy Profiler generates charts and graphs as well as data in tabular form. It can also write out interval data files in a variety of formats such as CSV, MDEF, and CMEP.

Computer Platform

Windows 95, 98 and NT

Programming Language

C++

Strengths

Load data visualization, rate comparisons, generating estimated bills, managing a database of rates, answering "what-if" questions with different combinations of rates usage patterns.

Weaknesses

Not suited to large-scale data collection in a production environment.

Contact

Company:

Address:

101 Myrtle Street
Oakland, California 94607
United States

Telephone:

+1 (510) 987-7111

E-mail:

info@energyinteractive.com

Website:

http://www.energyinteractive.com/

Availability

Cost depends on configuration--software available from utilities and other authorized distributors. Send email for more information.