AWS for Industries

Category: Power & Utilities

Modernize your Utility’s SOC and build better security with Splunk Cloud Platform on AWS

Utilities are responding to increasing threats and vulnerabilities targeting both familiar enterprise information technology (IT) channels and others outside of traditional systems, such as ransomware attacks on business processes, and operational technology (OT)/Internet of Things (IoT) vulnerabilities that straddle the cyber-physical world. Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) are seeing the security landscape change and are […]

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Intelligent processing of energy industry PDF reports with Amazon Textract

Customers in the energy and utilities industry process PDF documents in a number of use cases. Here are two examples we have worked on: Example 1 – In upstream and midstream, service companies such as SPL Inspection Services generate PDF reports during meter inspections. They send these reports to customers as email attachments. Customers may […]

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PI System migration from Industrial Plants and Factory to AWS

Automate secure migration of OSIsoft PI Systems from n-premises data center using AWS Application Migration Service

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 OSIsoft PI Historians, with 80% of the world’s largest oil and gas companies and 65% of the industrial companies in the Fortune 500 relying […]

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AWS Config adds new conformance pack template for North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) BES Cyber System Information (BCSI)

AWS Config now offers a new conformance pack that helps utilities using AWS for BES Cyber System Information (BCSI) to manage configuration compliance of their AWS resources at scale – from policy definition to auditing and aggregated reporting – using a common framework and packaging model. The Operational Best Practices for NERC CIP BCSI conformance […]

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Begin your Industry 4.0 transformation with AWS at Hannover Messe, May 30-June 2, 2022

After two years of virtual shows, the world’s largest industrial trade fair, Hannover Messe, returns at the end of May, 2022 in Hannover, Germany. From Monday, May 30, to Thursday, June 2, Hannover Messe  organizers expect over 2500 exhibitors to re-launch this in-person event. This year’s show theme focuses on Industrial Transformation and how networked […]

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Accelerating Innovation for a Clean Energy Future

Accelerating innovation for a clean energy future: Startups for the AWS Clean Energy Accelerator 2.0 announced

While climate change is the defining issue of our generation, we don’t yet have all of the technological solutions that we need to address this impending crisis. Without a major acceleration in new clean energy technology innovation, net-zero emissions targets are not achievable. The technologies available today support less than 40 percent of the CO2 […]

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Integration Concept Overview

Integrate AWS IoT and Esri ArcGIS Velocity for Real-Time Utility Dashboards and Analysis

The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is enabling accelerated digital transformation in many industries, and the power and utilities industry is no exception. Today, IIoT is transforming the way utilities operate to serve customers, optimize operational costs, and enhance the community they serve. One of the cornerstones in enabling this digital transformation is the ability […]

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Application integration in utility smart metering using AWS

Introduction Power distribution utilities implement information and operational technology (IT/OT) applications to manage power distribution commercial activities and grid operations. These IT/OT applications include billing, customer care, smart metering, advanced distribution management systems (ADMS), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and outage management systems (OMS). In order to successfully run business processes – such as […]

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Using cloud-based, data-informed, power system models to engineer utility reliability

Grid simulations power various applications in the utility engineering value chain, from planning to operations. Driven by decarbonization, decentralization and digitization goals, utilities need these model-based simulations to be more detailed, accurate and faster than ever, while leveraging an increasing number of high-resolution grid measurements. This blog introduces some of the challenges associated with data-informed, […]

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Graphing the utility grid on AWS

The high cost of grid failure When electricity goes out, our life activities stop. When this happens, utilities have the responsibility to quickly triage the situation, then formulate and carry out a response while customers are inconvenienced. Danger rises and costs pile up. Keeping the power on is not a simple task without multiple core […]

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