AWS for Industries

Category: Power & Utilities

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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Automating Wind Farm Maintenance Using Drones and AI

Introduction Turbine maintenance is an expensive, high-risk task. According to a recent analysis from the news website, wind farm owners are expected to spend more than $40 billion on operations and maintenance over a decade. Another recent study finds by using drone-based inspection instead of traditional rope-based inspection, you can reduce the operational costs by 70% […]

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AI-Driven Visual Inspection of Wind Turbines Based on Drone Imaging

Introduction Keeping wind turbines operational also means keeping them well maintained. One of the steps in maintenance is regular visual inspection. Wind farm operation and maintenance companies started to utilize drones with attached cameras to perform visual inspections. According to a recent study, drone-based inspection reduces costs by up to 70% and decreases revenue lost […]

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AWS is How: GE Renewable Energy Increases Wind Energy Production

Historians have traced our practice of using the wind to power machines all the way back to first-century Alexandria. Since then, windmills have been helping people all over the world to get work done—from grinding corn and flour to pumping water. And we’ve been using wind turbines for generating electricity for over 130 years. Just […]

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Centralized IT/OT Data Management using Element Unify and AWS Industrial Machine Connectivity

To remain competitive, industrial customers need to digitally transform to maximize productivity and asset availability, and to lower costs. To do this, these companies aim to liberate data from legacy operational technology (OT) systems and leverage new tools in the cloud—like machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI)—to glean new insights from their data. With […]

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E.ON Enhances Customer Engagement Through Energy Disaggregation with NET2GRID

This blog was contributed by AWS partner Net2Grid CEO Bert Lutje Berenbroek In 2017, when the German market was still waiting for smart meters to be installed, E.ON wanted to be the first to offer its customers value-added services including real-time energy consumption disaggregation based on digital meters. NET2GRID won E.ON’s tender by meeting German […]

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