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Simplifying the UK's Move to Renewables with Alarm Grouping

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions

Traditionally, electricity distribution networks were designed for one-way power flow, from distributors to consumers. This design aligns with the original concept of electricity transmission. However, as prosumers become more prevalent, and technical solutions like grids and micro-grids emerge, it's only natural for the electricity network to evolve. This transformation involves a shift from Distribution Network Operators (DNO) to Distribution System Operators (DSO).

This transition holds immense potential, especially in optimising the utilisation of renewable electricity resources. It empowers better control and comprehension of supply and demand dynamics, …

Dynamic insights: Overlaying a variety of datasets to tell the story of Aotearoa’s regions

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions

Providing dynamic insight into a region's features through overlaying a wide range of data. A common problem businesses face is bringing varying data sources together to get a holistic view of their surroundings. Harmonic Analytics collaborated with a NZ client who was interested in understanding a region's ‘profile’ to make more informed decisions. This was achieved by bringing together a wide range of publicly available datasets and overlaying them on an easy to use interactive dashboard.

Developing a dashboard that offers a dynamic understanding of a region's ‘profile’ and how different features relate. This involved multiple stages, from data gathering and …

Casting a light on Aotearoa’s darkest assets

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Quality Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

Improving the transparency of Three Waters asset data quality across New Zealand.

Data is essential for assessing the condition of Three Waters (wastewater, drinking water and stormwater) pipe networks, planning renewals and scheduling maintenance. Traditionally, pipe asset …

Illuminating Fibre Prospects

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions

Providing Northpower Fibre (Northpower) with data driven insights to identify potential customers using predictive probabilities generated by a propensity model.

Northpower engaged Harmonic Analytics to provide analytical insights to help determine whether a residential entity may be a potential customer. These insights would help Northpower …

Cleaning millions of meter reading data points to improve reporting capability.

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Quality

Helping Tauranga City Council automate a manual data cleansing process to free up six weeks per year of manual effort and improve both the quality and accessibility of critical business data.

Every year, Tauranga City Council is required to report its water consumption and other metrics to Water NZ. These metrics must be accurate, and therefore …

Automated data gathering and visualisation enhances productivity

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Quality Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

Helping Trustpower improve visibility of ISP capacity and performance through automated data collection and interactive data visualisations.

Key ISP KQI and KPI data was manually collated from multiple data sources daily into a spreadsheet. From the spreadsheet, reports were generated with simplistic …

Statistical modelling to inform strategies for managing aging pipe networks

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

Helping water utilities understand the factors that contribute to deterioration of asbestos cement pipes and make informed decisions around proactive maintenance and replacement.

It is estimated that there are approximately 40,000 km of Asbestos Cement (AC) pipes still in service across water supply networks in Australia. Many of …

Floods of alarming insights

Advanced Analytics Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

A major Energy Networks company in Australia was concerned about the rapidly growing number of alarms on their distribution network.

Within the control room, controllers were swarmed with alarms every second, needlessly elevating stress and lowering morale. While the notification and monitoring of alarms is …

Understanding New Zealand’s native plant capacity will get us to one billion trees

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Visualisation + Reporting Solutions

When the New Zealand government announced that one billion trees would be planted by 2028, the nursery sector did not have an accurate measure of how many trees could be produced to meet this need each year.

Meeting the New Zealand government's one billion trees goal by 2028 requires putting trees in the ground; roughly two hundred and seventy thousand trees every …

Asset Lifecycle Management for Wellington City Council

Custom Analytics + Software Solutions Data Quality

Water analytics allows companies and local bodies to evaluate their data for trends and patterns, enabling quick identification of opportunities to reduce costs, minimise risks and predict asset failure. Additionally, understanding the quality of your asset management data provides confidence to make decisions based on these insights.

WCC wanted to improve "three waters" asset management data to help meet regulatory compliance requirements, including 30-year infrastructure strategies. They also wanted to support cost-effective …