AWS for Industries

Category: Power & Utilities

Alexandra Coleman (Centrica) and Mary Wilson IAWS)

Centrica is balancing the grid with innovative technology

Blog contributed by Centrica’s Meghan Cunningham. A recent study commissioned by Centrica Business Solutions found that nearly one quarter of Fortune 500 companies have committed to carbon neutrality, 100% renewable power, or other science-based targets by 2030. Centrica itself has committed to becoming a net-zero business by 2045, and helping our customers do the same […]

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Updated guide: Understanding NERC CIP compliance for power and utilities

Power and utility companies recognize the benefits of cloud technology to meet the demands of the changing grid landscape and digital transformation. For use cases in scope under the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards, the industry is working to accommodate the use of cloud technology through proposed modifications to […]

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How to securely extend utility OT data to the cloud

Utilities are considering the strategic advantages of modernizing their operational technology (OT) networks to drive business value. OT systems are rich with data that could be used to support simulations, incident response, and business decisions, but the networks they are connected to are often limited by the storage and compute power available onsite. An OT […]

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How Amazon Achieves Near-Real-Time Renewable Energy Plant Monitoring to Optimize Performance Using AWS

As part of the goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, Amazon is on a path to powering its operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2025—five years ahead of the original target of 2030. In June 2021, Amazon became the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, reaching 65 percent renewable energy across […]

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How Kalkitech Rapidly Converted its Million Meter Simulator into a Cloud-based Service

Kalkitech, an AWS Select Technology Partner, is a leading provider of meter communication solutions such as protocol stack for meter reading applications, a meter test tool, and a large-scale meter simulator. Kalkitech stays close to customer needs through its membership in metering standard bodies such as the Bureau of Indian Standards ETD13, the group responsible […]

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National Information Solutions Cooperative Selects AWS as its Preferred Cloud Provider

National Information Solutions Cooperative (NISC), a leading provider of software solutions to utility and broadband providers, has selected AWS as its preferred cloud supplier to support ongoing development of software as a service (SaaS) solutions for customers. NISC will use AWS to expand the capabilities of its current offerings including meter data management while also […]

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Innowatts Advances Energy Transition with SaaS Solutions Built on AWS

On September 1, AWS Partner Innowatts announced a solution to allow energy providers to fully leverage the transformative power of cloud-based, fully scalable data analytics. Leveraging the power and agility of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to process 4.3 billion data points per hour, Innowatts’ SaaS energy analytics platform has been deployed across nine countries and […]

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How Dragos Uses AWS to Empower Collective Defense for Industrial Control Systems (ICS) and Operational Technology (OT)

Industrial companies are increasingly focused on high-profile cybersecurity incidents caused by ransomware and targeted attacks. Government policymakers and regulators around the world are taking an interest. Corporate boards are asking executives about the strategy to maintain reliable, secure operations, including for their operational technology (OT) and industrial control systems (ICS). This blog discusses the importance […]

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powercloud Helps Utilities Innovate through Digital Transformation on AWS

The global energy and utilities industry is often viewed as a monolithic system, but it is very important to understand that the systems in each region, nation, and state have their own underlying characteristics. Around the world, there are 57 overseas territories and dependencies and 193 nation-states. Between each of these are numerous electric systems […]

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AWS Marketplace—Launching Solutions for Power and Utilities Customers

The AWS for Power & Utilities team, alongside the AWS Marketplace team, has launched a collated set of AWS P&U Partner offerings that address the needs of global electric, water, and gas utilities to rapidly deploy solutions in their AWS environments or as software as a service. What is AWS Marketplace? AWS Marketplace is a […]

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