Smart Grid Norway has selected US-based software solutions provider, SkyFoundry’s analytics platform, SkySpark, as part of its grid operations solutions.

The company provides solutions to measure, collect, process, communicate, and visualize energy related data and events, and aids large power users, power producers, and grid operators to improve energy and operational efficiency with a range of smart grid solutions.

The company will use SkySpark platform to collect real time data and perform automated analytics to identify patterns that represent faults, anomalies, and opportunities for improved operations and cost reduction.

Smart Grid Norway managing director Geir Aksdal said by integrating SkySpark analytics into its complete system solution, the company will utilize big data for effective energy flow and use.

"Working together with our data-processing and monitor unit SmartGuard, we are using realtime data to improve energy efficiency and facility management for our customers," Aksdal added.