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Accuracy: 1st TEPCO Electricity Load Forecasting Technology Contest Results

In 2017, TESLA was the only overseas firm to win among 100+ entries in TEPCO’s (Tokyo Electric Power Company) First Electricity Load Forecasting Technology Contest. This was TESLA’s first time forecasting electricity demand in Japan, providing the team with invaluable experience in this newly deregulated market.  After the contest, TESLA expanded from 1 region with...

enero 20, 2023

Policy Induced Electricity Demand Destruction in Japan

Given Japan’s dependency on energy imports such as LNG and coal, the government has asked households and companies to conserve electricity during the peak winter months of December through March. Now that the first month of the policy has passed, we can analyze year-on-year weather-adjusted load to see if this policy had a material effect. ...

enero 13, 2023

World Cup’s Effect on Japanese Power Consumption

How Does the World Cup Affect Japanese Power Consumption? All eyes were on Japan this year as they beat Spain and made it to the round of 16 against Croatia.  Both the matches against Spain and Croatia occurred in the early hours of Japan’s morning. The early matches resulted in some interesting power consumption patterns...

diciembre 7, 2022

New Zealand’s Peak Demand Growth

2021 was an interesting year for the New Zealand power market with demand clocking record highs in both June and August.  This case study uses TESLA’s Weather Risk tool to quantify New Zealand’s peak demand growth from 2015 – 2021.  Read the full case study here.  ...

enero 18, 2022

Singapore’s Peak and Total Load Growth

This case study utilizes TESLA’s Weather Adjusted Load to calculate Singapore’s Year-on-Year total load growth over the past decade.  It also applies Weather Risk to calculate Singapore’s Year-on-Year peak demand growth.  Since 2012, Singapore’s total weather corrected demand grew by 18.8%, while peak demand grew by 12.6%.  Read the full case study here....

diciembre 22, 2021

Holiday Forecasting: Bonifacio Day in the Philippines

Bonifacio Day is a national regular holiday in the Philippines celebrated every 30th of November to remember the birthday of Andrés Bonifacio. This case study illustrates how power demand in Luzon fluctuates when this holiday occurs on different days of the week. It also uses Weather Adjusted Load to show how rapidly power demand in...

noviembre 29, 2021

Holiday Forecasting: Labor Thanksgiving Day in Japan

Labor Thanksgiving Day is an annual holiday in Japan celebrated on 23rd November each year, unless that day falls on a Sunday, in which case the holiday is moved to Monday.  This year, 23rd November falls on a Tuesday.  Naturally, we don’t have a whole lot of holiday observations and since the Japanese power market...

noviembre 22, 2021

TESLA and Solcast team up to bring more accurate demand ‘Nowcasting’ to South Australia

With South Australia’s increased dependence on renewable energy, accurate forecasting has become extremely critical. TESLA and solar radiation data experts Solcast have tackled this task with a new forecasting methodology. Read more about the project here....

junio 26, 2020

Arizona Public Service’s Day Ahead Trading Improved

APS is the largest electric utility in Arizona, United States. With 6,500 MW of generating capacity, APS serves more than one million customers in 11 counties throughout most of the state. From APS’s perspective, power generation from rooftop PV is essentially negative demand, contributing to the duck curve in APS’s daily load profile. Significant challenges...

octubre 28, 2019

NZ Hits Summer Demand High

New Zealand is a winter electricity peaking system, but it also sees some very high demand days in the middle of the summer.  The three extremely hot days from 29 to 31 January set the highest total summer demand days in NZ. This article analyzes the contributing factors (both weather and non-weather effects) via weather...

febrero 19, 2019

Serving the UK’s Biggest Energy Provider

As the largest supplier of energy to the United Kingdom, Centrica’s demand forecasting needs are complex and wide ranging. The variety and magnitude of the company’s customer base represents a welcome challenge to TESLA and its demand models. Read more about how TESLA’s accurate load forecasts helped improve Centrica’s planning decisions here....

septiembre 8, 2017

CESC’s Generation Scheduling Improved

CESC is India’s first fully integrated electrical utility company. Since 1897, they have been generating and distributing power in Kolkata and Howrah. CESC owns and operates the transmission and distribution system through which they supply electricity to consumers. Read more about how TESLA’s accurate load forecasts helped improve CESC’s generation scheduling and reducing Unscheduled Interchange...

abril 18, 2017

Improving forecast accuracy for Mercury’s retail portfolio

Mercury is a New Zealand electricity generation and electricity retailing company. Mercury has about a 15 percent share of New Zealand electricity sales and supplies all segments of the market. All of the company’s electricity generation is renewable. Read more about how TESLA helped Mercury to improve the forecast accuracy of their retail portfolios. Mercury Case...

abril 4, 2017

Helping Orion to meet service obligations to their customers

Orion owns and operates the electricity distribution network that provides power to central Canterbury. As one of the largest electricity distribution networks in New Zealand, Orion covers remote rural areas, regional towns and the city of Christchurch. Read more about how TESLA helped Orion in New Zealand to forecast uncontrolled load for load management purposes,...

abril 4, 2017

Accuracy – Medium Term Load Forecast Trial Results: Transpower New Zealand

Transpower is the owner and operator of the bulk electric transmission system in New Zealand. In 2012, TESLA, Inc. participated in a live trial to construct a comprehensive medium term load forecasting solution for Transpower.  Their report of the results of the trial demonstrates our capacity to lead the industry in accuracy. Trial Results  ...

julio 22, 2015

Accuracy – Eid Holiday Results: Saudi Electricity Company

Saudi Electric Company manages the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity to all customers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  TESLA (Europe) Ltd have been providing load forecasting solutions for SEC since 2014.  We put particular emphasis on the treatment of holidays in our forecasting models.  SEC were particularly pleased with our ability to forecast...

julio 22, 2015