Where Are the Electric Vehicles?

I’m the last one in my family to own a…


Upcoming Annual Energy Forecasting Webinars

Itron continues to monitor and navigate…


NYISO Climate Change Study: Phase 1

Serving nearly 20 million people and having…


Itron’s New Forecasting YouTube Library

Itron’s Forecasting group has conducted…


Annual Energy Forecasting Survey

Itron’s forecasting group just launched…


Timing is Everything

When evaluating peak loads, load forecasters…


Forecasting is Hard – Especially for the Future

Predicting behavior in the future is no easy…


Energy Forecasting 101 Workshop

New to energy forecasting? Itron can provide…


The Story is in the Residuals

In any field that involves heaps of data and…


It’s a DER World, We’re Just Living in It

If you’re reading this and you’re a load…


2019 Benchmarking Survey

The end of October brings something for…


Annual Forecasting Benchmark Survey Results

Our third seminar of the year reveals the…


Where Did Durbin and Watson Go Wrong?

I’m sure you have all been there—the spot…


Holidays Are No Vacation for the Load Forecaster

Summer has arrived. While your friends are…


Dates and Serial Numbers: Might As Well Leap

In Excel and MetrixND, dates are actually…


When is the R² Not the R²?

A recently received support email contains…


The Mile-High 2019 ISO Forecasting Summit

They have a saying in Denver – “If you…


Improving Financial Analysis with AMI Data

Smart meter data is more granular and more…


A Few Thoughts on P-Values

I recently read an article about P-Values…


2019 Annual Energy Forecasting Meeting

Two pre-conference classes. Three…


It’s All the Same, Only the Names Will Change

Last year, Itron was contracted by a small…


Capped vs. Uncapped Degree Days

In energy modeling, we often utilize spline…


When Does Humidity Make the Meter Spin?

For anyone that has tried to improve a model…


Aggregation Bias Strikes Again!

The issue of aggregation bias should not be…


Odds and Sods

Probabilities and odds express the same…


What are Weather Groups?

If you’re a user of Itron’s Automated Demand…


Residential Solar From a Consumer’s Perspective

I live in Southern California with a kid who…


Brown Bag Session: The Latest Energy Trends

Join us on Tuesday, Sept. 11 for our third…


Will the Solar Panel Tariff Kill Solar Adoption?

The recent U.S. administration’s 30 percent…


America’s Finest 2018 ISO Forecasting Summit

San Diego’s slogan is “America’s Finest…


2018 EFG Meeting Summary

Sometimes when I sit back and consider all…


The Pitfalls and Pain of Aggregation Bias

As forecasters, averaging is something that…


Daylight Saving Time: The Bane of the Load Forecaster

Sunrise and sunset times vary from summer to…


Take Our Annual Energy Survey

Itron’s forecasting group recently launched…


Ignore Missing Option

The Sum function in MetrixND seems like a…


Using Neural Networks to Build Robust Hourly Models

Our first brown bag seminar of the year is…


Multiplying Two Interval Series in MetrixLT

“Help” was the desperate cry of a MetrixLT…


2018 Forecasting Workshop and Meeting Dates

The 2018 Itron Forecasting Workshops and…


Forecasting New Technologies - When Nothing Else Works

In a recent project, we were asked to help…


An Unexpected Impact of the Solar Eclipse

On Aug. 21, 2017, people gathered across the…


Load Research in an AMI World: Why? How? And Results.

Our final brown bag seminar of the year is…


There’s More Than One Way to Round a Number

When we were in school, we all learned the…


The Latest Energy Trends

Our third seminar of the year reveals the…


Using the Simulation Object Backward

I’m using the Simulation Object in MetrixND…


Looking Backward to Move Forward

For most things in life, I look forward to…


Seasonal Sales? Not a Problem.

There is a client who has a reporting issue…


Remember the 2017 ISO Forecasting Summit

This year’s 11th Annual ISO/RTO/TSO…


Common Challenges at the Energy Forecasters Meeting

Turning to her left, then right, Grace finds…


Free Forecasting Brown Bag Webinar

Now in our 11th year of hosting Itron’s…


A Grand View

The view from the 96th floor of the John…


Annual Energy Survey

Itron’s forecasting group recently launched…


FREE Forecasting Brown Bag Webinar

Itron continues to host its popular…


Forecast Tests in MetrixND

Out-of-sample tests are a useful tool for…


The Economy and Electric Sales

Traditionally, the end of the year is a time…


The BX Tab

MetrixND provides several options for…


What’s Happening with EV Sales?

With gas prices hovering just above $2 a…


Declining Residential Sales?

In the past three months, I’ve received…