Sarah Thompson

Exploring peak shaving for the University of Montana’s energy demand

This project seeks to identify time intervals where The University of Montana’s energy demand is larger than 5500kW by collecting, cleaning, and displaying power data in near real-time. By providing UM Facilities with visibility into the university’s current power usage, they can utilize the tools at their disposal to reduce the peak energy demand interval and ultimately save money.

About Sarah Thompson

After spending six years employed in the whitewater rafting and skiing industries, Sarah followed her love of data analytics to pursue her master’s degree. Since then, she has studied statistics, programming, machine learning, forecasting, and text mining. Sarah’s dream is to use data science to create a cleaner world by improving our waste management systems.

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