Case Studies

  • Oct 08, 2008 | IBM Corporation
    Techem specializes in recording and allocating billing data on energy, water and cooling consumption. Rapid business growth has produced an equally rapid increase in business transactions and data volumes, and existing systems were reaching their capacity limits. The Techem team wanted to extend...
  • Sep 30, 2008 | Eka Systems
    Fairfax County government manages 145 facilities making energy management complex and demanding. Faced with budget cuts and rising prices for gas and electricity, facilities managers for the government of Fairfax County, Virginia, were searching for a way to optimize their energy consumption and to...
  • Sep 29, 2008 | Alcatel-Lucent
    In New Zealand, power systems are being run harder than ever before. This is due both to the difficulty of building new assets (for environmental reasons), and the impact of emerging renewable energies such as wind. To ensure optimum management of the existing power system and safely handle...
  • Sep 24, 2008 | Electrotek Concepts Inc.
    Transmission systems around the world are increasingly applying capacitor banks on their transmission systems, primarily to support transmission systems and avoid voltage collapse issues leading to blackouts. Another trend is the utilization of underground cable to obtain right of way in corridors...
  • Sep 22, 2008 | Xplore Technologies
    In cities and towns across America, calls ring out from governmental agencies, contractors, plumbers, home owners and thousands of others planning to move the earth. But mostly, by utilities who are required to repair the vast network of cables and pipes buried beneath the ground. Who are they...
  • Sep 17, 2008 | Itron Inc.
    Imperial Irrigation District had an initiative in front of them that took into account replacing meters and reading processes. The utility also began looking for an IP-based remote meter reading solution that utilized hosted software. The hosted solution would need to work in conjunction with IID’s...
  • Sep 10, 2008 | Logica
    As prime contractor, Logica has worked together with energy company Electrabel to design, implement and bring to live a fully integrated SAP solution tailor made for today’s competitive energy supply business. The New Retail Platform (NRP) was developed to an immovable deadline by a joint Logica...
  • Sep 03, 2008 | Itron Inc.
    The energy marketplace of today is defined by continually shifting business and regulatory requirements. Deregulation, spiking labor and transportation costs, and ever increasing customer awareness is forcing utilities to evolve to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow. The customer stories...
  • Aug 27, 2008 | Sensornet Limited
    Sensornet provided a Sentinel DTS-XR Distributed Temperature Sensing system for monitoring the transmission network. The Sentinel DTS-XR provides world beating performance and can measure with high resolution at distances of 30km.
  • Aug 27, 2008 | IBM Corporation
    With funding from the U.S. Department of Energy, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) wanted to demonstrate an innovative way to keep the electrical grid healthy in times of stress by managing electrical demand through a combination of intelligent technology and financial incentives.