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Data Services

Utility Load Profiles

Utility Load Profiles

Intelometry both generates and collects utility load profiles for many utilities and their associated ISOs nationwide and makes these profiles available to Intelometry Utility Load Profile Service subscribers. Load profile data sets cover the full spectrum of load profiles utilized by each utility for settlement. Load profile outputs include long and short run profile forecasts and backcasts as well as actual settlement profile data posted by associated utilities.

Load profile sets are produced in standardized easy to consume formats that are provided to subscribers in MS Excel. Subscribers can access these outputs directly from the Intelometry inRetail system or via a File Transfer Protocol (FTP). With Intelometry’s Load Profile Service retail suppliers can rest assured the utility load profiles utilized to support meter profiling, settlement, scheduling and long run forecasting are always current, utilizing the latest utility load profile methodologies, settlement profiles and weather data available.

Load Profile Modeling

Intelometry models and generates a full set of load profiles for many electric utilities nationwide. Profiles are generated using weather response functions, often provided by the utilities themselves, combined with the latest hourly historical, forecast and normalized weather data. Intelometry produces hourly forecasts and backcasts for all profiles and utilities each day.

Profile sets are produced and posted daily utilizing standard formats provided in MS Excel. Customers that utilize Intelometry’s inRetail system to support any retail energy operations can access the load profiles of any utility subscribed to directly from the system. Customers that do not use the inRetail system can access Intelometry profiles daily via a File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

  • Daily Generation of Load Profiles for many utilities and their associated ISOs nationwide
  • Load Profile Forecasts and Backcasts Provided in Standard MS Excel Formats
  • Modeling of Numerous Utility Specific Weather Response Functions
  • Daily Import of Weather Data for Weather Stations Designated for Profiling by each Utility
  • Utilize Intelometry Load Profiles to support Meter Profiling, Settlement, Scheduling and Long Term Forecasting

Settlement Load Profile Collection

Intelometry collects settlement load profiles posted by numerous electric utilities nationwide across many ISOs. These settlement load profile sets are updated and posted daily. For utilities that do not post settlement profiles, Intelometry generates these profiles by running actual historical weather data against the associated weather response function of each load profile.

Profile sets are produced and posted daily utilizing standard formats provided in MS Excel. Customers that utilize Intelometry’s inRetail system to support any retail energy operations can access the load profiles of any utility subscribed to directly from the system. Customers that do not use the inRetail system can access Intelometry profiles daily via a File Transfer Protocol (FTP).

  • Daily Collection of Settlement Load Profiles from Numerous Utilities across many ISOs Nationwide
  • Modeling of Settlement Load Profiles when Utilities do not Post Them
  • Settlement Load Profiles Provided in Standard MS Excel Outputs
  • Utilize Intelometry Load Profiles to support Meter Profiling, Settlement, Scheduling and Long Term Forecasting

Load Profile Methodology Maintenance

Intelometry’s Market Analytics Group (“MAG”) regularly monitors load profile sets and associated methodologies for many utilities and their associated ISOs nationwide. Whenever a utility updates an existing weather response function, issues a new load profiling methodology, introduces a new load profile class or updates an existing class Intelometry MAG will review the change and update Intelometry’s internal load profiling methods accordingly. Subscribers to Intelometry’s load profile service receive a notice whenever a utility updates its load profiling schema that detail the precise nature of the change and how Intelometry load profile sets may be impacted.

Subscribers to Intelometry’s Load Profile Service can rest assured that the load profiles they utilize for operations will always be up to date and as accurate as possible. Intelometry’s load profile service eliminates the need for structuring desks to engage in never ending research to stay in step with utility changes.

  • Scheduled Monitoring of Utility Load Profiles and Profile Methodologies
  • Timely Updating of Load Profile Generation Methods when Utilities introduce new Methodologies
  • Updates to Existing Load Profile Classes as Dictated by Associated Utilities
  • Introduction of New Load Profile Classes as Dictated by Associated Utilities
  • Load Profile Change Reporting