AWS for Industries

Category: Power & Utilities

Conducting real-time utility equipment thermal monitoring using AWS IoT services

Delta Thermal is an industrial Internet of Things (IoT) company focused on one thing: We keep stuff from blowing up. We do this by finding hotspots in equipment before it’s too late to fix them. The hotspots we are focused on today are found in electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) equipment. In the electrical grid […]

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How Adani Renewables adopted an AWS microservices architecture for transformer health analytics

Adani Group is a diversified organization in India with combined revenue of $15 Bn comprising 6 publicly traded companies with a transport logistics, energy utility and infrastructure portfolio that has a pan-India presence. Adani owes its success and leadership position to its core philosophy of ‘Nation Building’ driven by ‘Growth with Goodness,” a guiding principle […]

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How utilities confront disruption with focus on customers and digital transformation

For a while now, we in the utilities industry have been replacing the traditional, static, one-way relationship between energy provider and consumer with one that is dynamic, situational, and interactive. Known as “Utilities 2.0,” which our colleagues at Deloitte explained a few years ago, it puts the customer at the center of regulated utility service. […]

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Real-time operational monitoring of renewable energy assets with AWS IoT

IoT technology has led to an explosion of data being ingested by business value streams. Manufacturing, power and utilities, telecommunications, transportation, and retail are part of a growing group of industrial markets that now realize the far reaching impact of IoT data and the tremendous value that can be derived from it. Consider European utilities […]

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How AWS and 5G enable tomorrow’s digital electric grid

Evolution and lessons from smart grid 1.0 In 2017, Gartner reported that advanced metering infrastructure was passing through the “Trough of Disillusionment” in its hype cycle for smart grid technology. The utility field area networks were beginning to climb the “Slope of Enlightenment” and perhaps have plateaued in productivity. A few important lessons were learned […]

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Now available: Explore the new AWS Power and Utilities decarbonization interactive guide

At the AWS Power and Utilities customer user meeting during AWS re:Invent 2019, customers asked us for additional informational resources in their self-identified priority areas of security and sustainability. In response to this request and available now, the AWS Power and Utilities team launched an interactive guide in partnership with Wood Mackenzie: How Cloud Enables […]

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Integrate Operational Technology data from OSIsoft PI with AWS services

Large industrial enterprises in manufacturing, oil and gas, and electric transmission and distribution collect operational technology (OT) data from millions of sensors. Much of this valuable data remains unused sitting in historians with 80% of the world’s largest oil and gas companies and 65% of the industrial companies in the Fortune 500 relying on the […]

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New ebook: Download “The Utility Executive’s Guide to Cloud Security”

At AWS, we’re frequently looking for ways to improve the customer experience. Based on needs shared in conversations with power and utility customers, today we released a new ebook: The Utility Executive’s Guide to Cloud Security. This new ebook guide follows our January 2020 release of the AWS User Guide to Support Compliance with North […]

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Octopus Energy fuels global growth with AWS

Note: This blog is derived from an Octopus Energy/AWS August 6, 2020 Media Alert Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that Octopus Energy, an EnTech (energy technology) company and sustainable energy supplier, has selected AWS as its preferred cloud provider. The disruptive UK energy retailer is leveraging AWS’s proven scalability […]

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Computational needs of the electric grid of the future

A July 2019 Navigant report on growth of distributed energy resources (DER) annual capacity predicts that we will reach 600 GW of total DER capacity in eight years, out of which nearly 250 GW will come from distributed solar assets. Managing grid stability with such a massive influx of these highly variable energy resources is […]

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