By: Kenny C.
What exactly is Big Data? Big data refers to the growth and availability of structured and unstructured data that helps us improve our daily lives. This data comes from a plethora of sources such as social media, geographical information, cellular devices, and even GPS signals. Big data has benefitted both businesses and individuals alike, and has also had a profound affect on energy. Energy consumption and retrieval has always been a large focus in our economy, and with this wealth of data, we are able to map out a prospective plan to improve.