Big Data

Course Brochure


Evolving technologies in the energy and utilities industry, including smart systems, can provide facilities with unprecedented capabilities for forecasting demand, shaping usage patterns, preventing failures, optimizing systems performance and reporting. These advances also generate unprecedented data volume, speed and complexity. To manage and use this information to gain useful insight, facilities personnel and utility operators must be capable of high-volume data management and advanced analytics designed to transform data into actuation and intelligence. This course helps learners’ design effective demand response programs, execute advanced analytics across a combination of data about facilities, personnel, energy consumption, physical grid behavior, internal and external generation capacity, energy commodity markets and weather.


The mission of the Energy Innovation Center is to contribute to socially responsible workforce development, foster energy and sustainable technology advancement, and assist in job creation through a commitment to diversity, innovation and comprehensive education.

Read More >


Telephone: 412-802-0988

1435 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219