C3.ai announced a new U.S. patent granted for “systems and methods for regression-based determination of expected energy consumption and efficient energy consumption.” Patent No. 10,346,933 pertains to improvements in energy management derived from the analysis of energy consumption information.

The company’s enterprise AI software platform and applications are used by leading global utilities to provide solutions for energy management, predictive maintenance, customer insight, and revenue protection. The new patent comes on the heels of a patent awarded in May for a machine learning technique that helps energy providers identify non-technical energy loss, including theft, fraud, and billing errors.

Patent details are available in the United States Trademark and Patent Office database.