Today’s case study spotlight looks directly at a service offered by Hoosier Energy and their partners to help their corporate customers better monitor their energy output.
For decades, Hoosier Energy, a wholesale electric energy provider for rural electric cooperatives in southern and central Indiana and southern Illinois, has monitored the monthly energy consumption patterns of their member systems’ large- and medium-sized industrial and commercial customers to help with their energy bills and prevent any “surprises” regarding their electricity costs. Two primary software tools involved in this customer support are known as MV-90 xi and MV-WEB. MV-90 xi collects and maintains data from the meters, while MV-WEB, a load presentment system, provides an update, via the web, of numerous customer loading parameters.
Through use of these tools, Hoosier Energy analysts Holly Nethery and Pam Raisor have learned to do more than simply create accurate monthly power bills. …