New York Energy Data Analytic (Expert from Con Edison)

New York Energy Data Analytic (Expert from Con Edison)

Posted by Vivian Zhang

Updated: Jan 28, 2014

New York Energy Data Analytic_2

Many thanks to NY ACRE for offering the space and NYU Emily Wheeler's help setting things up.
Our speaker, Lucas Finco, gave us a thorough introduction to Energy in NYC.
Our food came from Bombay Duck (Indian Cuisine).

Publicly available NY data from Vivian S. Zhang


Meetup Announcement:

Become familiar with publicly available New York energy data.


Lucas Finco is Manager of Analytics at Energy Efficiency and Demand Management Dept of the Con Edison Company of New York, Inc.


1. Access NYISO available data on the NYS energy grid

2. Build a model of ConEd rates

3. Access the NYS DPS DMM database for information on NYS changes to rates and System Benefit Charge programs


A spreadsheet program like Excel and an internet connection.


Other Useful Info Link:

All the excel files we used:

Copy of RateCalculation



Vivian Zhang

Vivian is the CTO and School Director of NYC Data Science Academy and CTO of SupStat. With her extensive experience working in the data science field, she developed expertise in multiple programming languages, including R, Python, Hadoop, and Spark. In August 2016, Forbes ranked her amongst one of the nine women leading the pack in data analytics. In 2013, she created the NYC Open Data Meetup group, which stands as one of the largest data science communities offering meetups, conferences, and a weekly newsletter. In her spare time, Vivian enjoys meeting people and sharing her motivational stories with our students and other professionals

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