Point of Sale Forecasting

Forecasting consumption is a vital part of your bespoke I&C sales journey. Make sure it is automated, precise, and streamlined to reduce both your costs and risk. Trust Gorilla’s specialised solution to guarantee peace of mind.

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Your processes, empowered

Enhance your forecasting processes with Gorilla’s raw power, quality, and accuracy. Gorilla automates data processing and integrates seamlessly with your existing tools of choice. With the strength of Gorilla on your side, ambitious calculations become responsive allies rather than roadblocks to progress.
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Accuracy without limits

Gorilla drills down into the deepest level of detail without compromising a speck of performance. All industry data types are welcomed through powerful connectors to external sources. Gorilla is your flexible calculation engine, handling massive amounts of your data at the highest possible level of accuracy. Every half hour ever forecasted can be consulted to discover anomalies, improve your MAPE, and adjust for market trends at the press of a button.
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Configure, release, go!

Be in full control of your POS forecast. Change input data, configure formula behaviour, and release new forecast methods in minutes. With Gorilla it is a matter of configuration, not an intricate IT project. We want you to save time, stay flexible, and trust us with your data-heavy lifting when forecasting your consumption. We believe the ability to change is a key asset every retailer needs.
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Game-changing speed

Get used to results in minutes, not hours, when running your consumption forecast. Full import and export support combined with performant calculation means you are quicker to react to changes in the market, you can build real-time reports on the fly, and you can consistently outpace your competition.

 

Powerful forecasting at the click of a button

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Features

Create, test and adapt your products with great speed and agility all while maintaining the same pricing team size. 

Forecasting
  • NNH-coefficient profiles using market domain (D0269), temperature, sunset times, and configurable teleswitch time-of-use data
  • NDM-profile generation
  • Electralink API for historic HH and NHH data
  • Ability to handle customer-originated data
  • Customisable library profiles for historic data scenarios that require additional input
  • Anomaly and trend detection on historic data
  • Weather corrections on historic data
  • Masking of historic periods (e.g. a pandemic)
  • Configurable input data hierarchy
  • Roll forward ISO week mapping based on regional calendars
  • Smart closest distant gapping to account for missing data
  • Ability to factor in future shutdowns, outages, and holiday periods with predicted low to zero usage
  • Ability to factor in future energy efficiency measures, industry or economic trends, load management or other planned volume changes
  • HH profiling creation based on historic portfolio consumption data to create fallback library profiles
Losses
  • Automatically retrieves and forecasts transmission losses
  • Automatically retrieves and forecasts distribution losses
Integration
  • API interface to trigger forecasts
  • API interface to query forecast data
  • API interface to import data
  • Automatic notifications when forecasts are ready
  • Custom connectors to source and push data available | NNH
Configuration
All data and parameters are fully configurable
Customisation
  • Customisations on data formats and existing methodologies supported
  • Creation of bespoke methodologies supported
  • Import of SAS, R, and Python code for methodologies
  • Creation of bespoke machine learning models supported
Machine Learning
  • Anomaly and trend detection, including smoothing
  • DeepAR forecasting supported
Insights
  • Forecast curve visualisation at the highest granularity
  • Profile curve visualisation at the highest granularity
  • Visualisation of daily profile forecasts
  • Visualisation of every intermediate result of the forecast
  • Forecast quality assessment: Quality determined by the amount of historic data used, library profiles used, amount of zeroes, and detected anomalies.
  • Connection to BI tools for deeper insights supported
Data Management
  • Data is stored at the highest granularity
  • Data is available through UI or Odata API
  • Data is auditable throughout its lifecycle in Gorilla
  • Data is versioned and time-sliced
Auditability
  • Each forecast has a full audit trail
  • Each forecast is linked to specific, versioned, and time-sliced methodologies
  • Each forecast is linked to the data (including version) that was used to calculate it

What our customers say

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In an increasingly volatile market, the increased agility and efficiencies Gorilla provides, help ScottishPower to continue leading the way in providing greener energy choices that meet customers’ needs.
Helen Fairlie
Head of UK Business Planning & Development  - ScottishPower
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The extremely talented, flexible, and effective team at Gorilla have been key in implementing our new P&Q solution. Their product is class-leading and offers great flexibility over anything else on the market, allowing our business to deliver new offerings to our customers.
Iain O'Neill
Head of Innovation  - Corona Energy

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