Improving customer service: From idea to app in six weeks through the Cloud

Western Power wanted to better inform their customers concerning upcoming maintenance and upgrade work as well as provide better information about storms and other unplanned outage situations. While Western Power does not generate or retail electricity, they build, maintain and operate the electricity network in the south west corner of Western Australia covering 255,000 square…


Reimagining the Utility enterprise in a connected world at Hanover Messe

  It’s hard to argue that the Power & Utilities industry is NOT in the midst of a transformative change. The drive towards a low carbon power system, the long term focus on a decentralized system in support of distributed energy resources, significant progress in energy efficiency impacting demand and new market entrants are putting…


Azure Machine Learning helping the smart grid become smarter

We just published a new case study where partner eSmart Systems helps Utilities keep the lights on with an automated energy management system based on Microsoft cloud services, including Azure Machine Learning (ML). What does this mean for Utilities?  Utility companies can now connect sensors, smart meters, and software to forecast consumption, reduce outages, and…


Elevating water conscious with IoT and the cloud at the city of Breda

One of the foundations of modern society is its ability to deliver clean water and sanitation deposal. At the heart of this process is the water-energy nexus where electricity generation often consumes large amounts of water and water supply and sewage disposal are substantial electric loads. Optimizing this water-energy nexus helps society to reduce its…


Webinar: Hear from Consolidated Edison on how to improve capital investment governance on March 12th at 2PM EST

Faced with ever-changing demands – Consolidated Edison needed a standard yet agile approach to continuously maximize the strategic value of its capital investment portfolio all year round. Consolidated Edison delivers power to approximately 3.7 million electric and 1.2 million gas customers in the world’s most dynamic and demanding marketplace – metropolitan New York. It’s a…


Neudesic takes Smart Meter Analytics to the Hybrid Cloud!

Seems like a day doesn’t pass when we have yet another announcement about a key industry solution moving to the cloud and yesterday was no exception. We are delighted to see that our partner Neudesic has announced the availability of its Smart Meter Analytics Solution. What’s really exciting about this announcement is Neudesic’s solution utilizes…


Live Long and Prosper

Like so many, I felt great sadness with the passing of Lenoard Nimoy. Growing up he was a bit of a role model and I would have to give credit to Mr. Nimoy and his immortalized character, Mr. Spock, as a great inspiration for me in the world of science. Yes, the original Star Trek…