Itron is proud to continue hosting the popular hour-long internet seminars covering a range of forecasting topics. Itron is always at the forefront of the energy forecasting field. We are helping our customers around the world understand the complexities of energy forecasting and talking about the latest forecasting issues and solutions. Take advantage of Itron’s expertise and experience to gain insightful knowledge and help you to improve your forecasts.

Participation is free, but prior registration is required. Each seminar lasts approximately one hour, allowing 45 minutes for the presentation and 15 minutes for questions. Seminars begin at noon Pacific-time, and if you can’t attend a seminar or missed one, don’t worry, your registration ensures that a link to the recording will be sent to you automatically approximately one week after the seminar date.

Our first seminar of the year is next Tuesday, March 25. “The Frontier of Short-term Load Forecasting” seminar presents three areas of research designed to improve forecast accuracy:

  1. Treatment of weather
  2. Model cascade
  3. Inclusion of embedded solar generation

Click here to register for this event.

Remaining 2014 Topics

  • 2013 Weather Normalization Trend Survey
  • 2014 Forecast Accuracy Benchmarking Survey and Energy Trends
  • Using AMI Data to Enhance Daily Tracking Processes

Click here to read more about these topics.

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Paige Schaefer
Sr Forecast Analyst - Itron
Paige Schaefer directs various web-based projects, including brown bag seminars, internet surveys, and other web-based projects and services. Schaefer manages Itron’s Energy Forecasting Group (EFG), which supports end-use data development, the Statistical End-use Approach (SAE) and coordinates their annual meeting for discussing end-use modeling and forecasting issues. In addition, Schaefer develops, manages and executes marketing campaigns for forecasting products and services and provides software support and documentation. She is responsible for project accounting and support, financial budgeting, accounting and invoicing. Schaefer received a B.S. in Business Administration from San Diego State University with an emphasis in Marketing.