C3 Energy Releases New Version of C3 Enterprise(TM) Customer Analytics Software and Announces C3 Energy Analytics Platform(TM)

C3 Energy Releases New Version of C3 Enterprise(TM) Customer Analytics Software 
and Announces C3 Energy Analytics Platform(TM) 
REDWOOD CITY, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/06/13 --  Today, C3 Energy --
a provider of smart grid analytics SaaS solutions -- announced the
general availability of C3 Enterprise version 4, the latest version
of its customer engagement and energy efficiency portal used by
utilities and their large commercial and industrial customers to
analyze and optimize energy use. C3 Enterprise leverages the data
integration and big data analytics capabilities of the C3 Energy
Analytics Platform, which powers all C3 Energy analytics
C3 Enterprise version 4 - Deeper Insights and Increased Customer
With C3 Enterprise version 4, utility managers and their customers
can easily identify facilities with the greatest energy efficiency
opportunities and evaluate the energy conservation measures that best
meet their business needs. C3 Enterprise version 4 newly supports
mobile users, provides individualized customer portals, enhances
energy savings recommendations, identifies utility rebates, and
dynamically delivers real-time dashboards and reports.  
Key features of C3 Enterprise version 4 include: 

--  C3 Enterprise for iPad(TM) provides utilities and their customers
    with mobile access to their energy information, anytime and anywhere.
--  C3 Enterprise Customer Portal(TM) enables utilities to provide their
    customers with direct access to secure, individualized energy portals
    so customers can better understand and manage their energy dynamics.
--  Facility Benchmark Reports compare the detailed energy usage
    characteristics of facilities against their corporate peers and
    industry-standard benchmarks, including the nationwide Commercial
    Building End Use Survey (CBECS) and the California End Use Survey
--  Building Performance Reports present the comprehensive energy profile
    of a single facility. At a glance, utility account managers and
    facilities managers can understand the patterns of energy cost,
    consumption, and demand; view consumption by end-use; and review the
    financial performance of energy efficiency measures.
--  C3 Rebate Catalog provides access to a full library o
f energy
    efficiency rebates available from utilities across the United States.

"The new mobile capabilities of C3 Enterprise version 4 make it
possible for utility account managers and engineers to have access to
vital customer information on-the-go and in the field," said Ed Abbo,
C3 Energy President and Chief Technology Officer. "Also, the ability
for large commercial and industrial organizations themselves to
access their energy dynamics online contributes to a richer, more
effective partnership between utilities and their customers to
achieve energy efficiency goals." 
C3 Energy Analytics Platform - Big Data Integration. Sophisticated
C3 Energy applications rely upon the integration and analytical
foundation of the C3 Energy Analytics Platform. The C3 Energy
Analytics Platform uniquely integrates large amounts of disparate
data and applies sophisticated, multi-layered analytics to generate
actionable, real-time insights. 
"Utilities have complex data demands and high standards for the
security and reliability of their technology assets. The C3 Energy
Platform is a scalable, reliable, and high-performance information
foundation that processes terabytes of historical and real-time data
from numerous, diverse data sources," said Ed Abbo, President and
Chief Technology Officer. "The C3 Energy Analytics Platform performs
sophisticated analyses to provide business insights that enable
utilities to increase their customer engagement, improve their
operational efficiencies, and enhance their bottom line."  
The C3 Energy Analytics Platform includes: 

--  Data Services - A scalable, distributed, fault-tolerant data
    management architecture that processes and stores the influx of data
    from energy efficiency and smart grid deployments.
--  Batch Services - Abstracted core services, including job
    parallelization, fault-tolerance, and load balancing. Based on
    MapReduce, Batch Services accelerate the speed and ease of developing
--  Stream Processing Services - Continuous and incremental real-time data
    analysis that allows for better informed decision-making to drive
    operational improvements.
--  Integration Services - Services that load, transform, and aggregate
    utility and non-utility datasets to deliver actionable insights to
    utilities and their customers.
--  Flexible Deployment Options - The ability to deploy C3 Energy
    solutions in a public or private cloud.

About C3 Energy
 C3 Energy offers smart grid analytics SaaS solutions
that enable utilities to realize the full promise of their
investments in the smart grid. The C3 Energy Analytics platform is
unique in its ability to integrate massive amounts of disparate data,
apply sophisticated multilayered analytics, and provide highly usable
portals that generate actionable real-time insights. C3 Energy
provides utilities with end-to-end system visibility across
supply-side and demand-side smart grid operations. C3 Energy Smart
Grid Analytics solutions are in use today at utilities and energy
providers, including Pacific Gas and Electric Company; Commonwealth
Edison; DTE Energy; Western Massachusetts Electric Company; Entergy;
Southern California Edison; and Iberdrola companies, NYSEG and RG&E. 
For more information, please contact:
C3 Energy
Corporate Public Relations
(650) 503-2200
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