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The 7 operating divisions of General Electric are, GE Power and Water, GE Oil and Gas, GE Energy Management, GE Aviation, GE Healthcare, GE Transportation & GE Capital.
According to the 2010 Energy Information Administration what was the approximate distribution of consumption between industrial, residential and commercial users?
8.9 Tcf industrial, 3.3 Tcf residential and 1Tcf commercial users
6 Tcf industrial, 5.2 Tcf residential and 3 Tcf commercial users
6.6 Tcf industrial, 4.8 Tcf residential and 3.2 Tcf commercial users
7 Tcf industrial, 3 Tcf residential and 3 Tcf commercial users
None of the above
There are 27 major natural gas distribution hubs in the United States.
RMR is the acronym for Running Major-Returns.
The ‘3 dimensions’ of Big Data are:
What was the average price per kWh in 2005?
$1 per kWh
25 cents per kWh
10 cent per kWh
$1.11 per kWh
The following are the 10 ISO/RTOs in North America: 1. PJM, 2. CAISO, 3. NEISO, 4. MISO, 5. NYISO, 6. SPP, 7. NBSO, 8. OIESO, 9. AESO, & 10. ERCOT
What is the approximate mix of electricity consumption in the United States?
23 percent industrial, 21 percent residential and 18 percent commercial users & 28 percent transportation
38 percent industrial, 36 percent residential and 26 percent commercial users & .05 percent transportation
30 percent industrial, 29 percent residential and 28 percent commercial users & 13 percent transportation
45 percent industrial, 35 percent residential and 15 percent commercial users & 5 percent transportation
Most of the electricity transmission in the United States is via Direct Current.
Who is Calvin Knight and what does he do?
National Data Scientist - Predicts Energy Prices within PJM
CTO of kWantera - Chief Technology Officer
National Account Manager for kWantera - leads sales person
GE Ventures - Board Member
None of the Above
What was the original name of kWantera?
The acronym OASIS stands for Open Access Same-Time Information System, in which the transmission utilities are required to post the availability of transmission service.
What is the acronym/symbol for the number of kilowatts used in an hour is the amount of electricity a customer uses or a power plant generates over a period of time?
FTR's are contracts that give market participants an offset, or hedge, against transmission congestion costs in the day-ahead market. They protect the holder the costs of arising from transmission congestion over a specific path of the grid
How often do wholesale markets clear?
Every fifteen minutes.
Every five days.
None of the above.
The deliberate withholding of supply is an attempt to manipulate market prices.
The average cost to store a Gigabite of data using Hadoop is 35 cents.
There are 160 major natural gas trading hubs on Ice in the United States.
Hadoop uses Disaggregated File System (DFS).
What are the 2 distinct markets for natural gas in the United States?
MISO & PJM
Futures Market & Options Market
Cash Market & Forward Market
ISO & ICE
The acronym RTAP stands for "Real Time Analytic Processing".
The three types of unconventional natural gas include Conventional: Tight sands gas, Coalbed methane gas & Shale gas.
The 7 criteria for evaluating the quality of data include Accuracy, Integrity, Completeness, Validity, Consistency, Uniformity & Density.
By dollar volume and electricity volume, what is the largest ISO/RTO in the United States?
Apache Cassandra is a NoSQL open-source Distributed Database Management System.
Four types of Ancillary Services include, regulation, operating reserves, black start and reactive power.
The name kWantera dirives from 'k' - Coulomb's law constant, 'Want', wanting lower energy prices, 'Era', we are now in an era of predicting energy prices with data science.
Who was kWantera's first customer?
Five types of renewable energy include, wind, biomass, solar, geothermal, biogas.
Curtailing, Shifting and On-Site Generation are the three most popular forms of Demand Response in the US.