Avista Development is the venture arm of Avista Corp. (NYSE: AVA) an energy company involved in the production, transmission and distribution of energy as well as other energy-related businesses. In addition to energy services, Avista has pioneered several clean energy enterprises in the fields of smart metering, modular fuel cells and energy management. Its operating division, Avista Utilities, is a long-time TROVE customer, and understands first-hand the accuracy and reliability benefits that predictive data science offers over traditional data analytics methods.
“We have direct personal experience with the ways in which TROVE’s data fusion and analysis technology can help utilities improve load forecasting and operational performance. And that’s just the beginning of the new insights and opportunities that unfold with technology like TROVE’s.”
Roger D. Woodworth,
Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Avista
CUBRC, is a leading research, development, testing and systems integration company and a long-time TROVE technology partner. One of its specialties is data science and information fusion, and its combination of innovative ideas and technologies has helped the defense, intelligence and Homeland Security communities solve some of their most mission-critical and challenging problems. Through its relationship with TROVE, this expertise is now being applied to meeting the needs of the utility industry and other data-intensive markets.
“Getting the most from available data is about so much more than analytics. By combining multi-source data fusion with data mining, machine learning and mathematical optimization, TROVE is enabling new insights on business, technology and customer behavior that were not previously possible.”
President and CEO, CUBRC
Ecova is the total energy and sustainability management company whose sole purpose is to see more, save more and sustain more for our clients. Using insights based on consumption, cost and carbon footprint data spanning thousands of utilities, hundreds of thousands of business sites and millions of households, we provide fully managed, technology-optimized solutions for saving resources, which in turn increase returns, lower risks, and enhance reputations.
“TROVE’s technology is a key component of our strategy as we build global capability for integrating, organizing and leveraging data from our portfolio of over 700,000 sites for insight we can use to generate action and provide powerful results to our clients,” said Jana Schmidt, president and CEO of Ecova. “The investment enhances Ecova’s dedication in helping commercial clients reduce energy consumption and costs across their portfolio of sites. It also emphasizes our commitment to data and analytics-driven customer engagement for utilities.”
President and CEO, Ecova
Itron is a world-leading technology and services company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water. The company provides comprehensive solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Its broad product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement devices and control technology; communications systems; software; as well as managed and consulting services.
“Itron is focused on delivering the value of data intelligence for the smart grid. Working with TROVE makes perfect sense as we move towards continual improvement of the data analysis and management tool set we bring to our utility customers.”
Russell E. Vanos,
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Corporate Development, Itron