A data science team dissects the energy of the holiday season

By Dr. Katie Russell and the ONZO data science teamData Visualization: Dr. Oriol Camacho There’s nothing that says “happy holidays” more than festive gatherings of friends and family, sparkling lighting displays, elaborate home-cooked meals, baking cookies with the kids and keeping up with television specials and football games.  With all of these celebratory activities centered around hearth and home, you’d expect electric consumption to increase quite a bit during the holiday season, especially on Christmas day.   In fact, in a study conducted by ONZO (1), over 80 percent of the people surveyed believed that their electric usage would be double the amount used on an average day, or more.   We decided to leverage data analytics and put this theory to the test. The results were actually surprising. ONZO…


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