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Simulation and Optimization - Consulting

Analytical solutions for the energy and utility industries

Our Simulation and Optimization team delivers analytical solutions for the energy and utility industries. We have many years of experience in the field of data mining and predictive analytics, together with detailed domain knowledge.

Analytical solutions for energy and utility industry related problems

Digital Solutions Consulting at DNV provides analytical solutions for a wide range of energy and utility industry related problems. Our services enable customers to obtain business benefits from large and diverse datasets by applying advanced analytical techniques. We provide advice and develop tools to improve and support business processes and decisions, both for short-term operations and for longer term planning and investment decisions. Our software capability allows us to deliver a range of tools from spreadsheet models to enterprise systems or as a cloud-based solution.

Key benefit areas of our analytical services and tools:

  • Improved operational efficiency
  • Improved planning and investment decisions
  • Reduced risk
  • Improved automation and integration
  • Auditing
  • Regulatory compliance


Synergi Forecaster is a tool based on 20+ years of gas demand forecasting expertise. It generates accurate short-term gas demand forecasts 24/7, which are vital in supporting the efficient operation of the UK gas transmission and distribution networks. Synergi Forecaster is deployed operationally to receive live network flow and weather data to provide the most accurate forecast possible for network control room staff. Accurate forecasting provides benefits through more efficient network operation, improved trading decisions and through the current forecasting incentive schemes.

Industry support and consultancy

We provide services as industry experts for the quantification and allocation of Unidentified Gas (UG) between market participants. A methodology was developed based on a large and diverse set of industry data including all GB meter read data for a period of 6 years (>300m records). Accurate allocation of UG contributes to efficient competition and helps the industry to target UG reduction.

Scenario analysis and simulation

Assessment of the impact of future energy technologies on UK and European energy networks to support long term network infrastructure investment planning and inform the UK energy policy debate.

Impact assessment

Analysis of historic OPN (Offtake Profile Notification) data to assess the impact of changing the network code rules around allowable offtake rate changes.

Statistical modelling

Improved estimation of 1 in 20 peak demands to improve planning and network investment decisions.

  Synergi Electric

Synergi Electric

Power distribution system and electrical simulation software

  Synergi Gas

Synergi Gas

Advanced hydraulic modelling software

  Synergi Pipeline Simulator

Synergi Pipeline Simulator

Analyse pipeline design and performance

  Synergi Liquid

Synergi Liquid

Water quality analysis and hydraulic modelling


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