CASE: OXXIO - SMART METER

"TimeSeries has been our innovative Big Data partner for two years now. Together we opened up a whole new world of possibilities."

- Joos Luteijn - Digital Lead Eneco

CHALLENGE

Gaining real insight into energy consumption for both consumers and businesses alike. The challenge is how to use this ever growing amount of data to entice customers.

SOLUTION

Gathering energy usage data and taking care of the scalable storage and real time analysis.

RESULT

By providing insight into energy usage Oxxio is capable of engaging both existing customers and prospects. Currently over 200.000 users are using the app which greatly improves the brand awareness of Oxxio as an energy provider.

01. Description

The introduction of the smart meter opened up a whole range of new possibilities ranging from dynamic pricing and better balance management to gaining real insight into energy consumption for both consumers and businesses alike. The challenge is how to use this ever growing amount of data to entice customers.

Oxxio, a Dutch utilities company, wanted to created an app for both their existing and prospective customers which provides insight into their daily energy consumption. Using the abundance of available data in the energy market to create valuable apps for consumers is not an easy thing to do. The challenges are twofold:
  • How do we make energy 'sexy'
  • How do we handle the growing dataset in a scalable manner

02. Solution

Using the Big Data platform of TimeSeries Oxxio is capable to turn this vast amount of data into meaningful insights. By applying our real time analysis capabilities to consumers usage data we are able to provide features such as benchmarking based on both profiles and geographical regions, standby usage insight, time slicing, predictions and much more.

03. Benefits

The app of is used by both customers and prospects of Oxxio. This gives Oxxio the unique opportunity to on the one hand create data driven services for the current customer base while on the other hand engage prospective customers. With a user base of more than 200.000 users our Big Data platform receives over 120.000.000 measurements per day. This vast amount of data allows us to perform meaningful benchmarks and give personalized, relevant advice to individual users. The goal is that this leads to energy saving, for example: app users have decreased their gas usage with an average of 6%.