AWS for Industries

Category: Power & Utilities

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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Advancing corporate energy goals through flexibility management for renewable energy portfolios

In recent years, corporate sustainability efforts have evolved from marketing campaigns championed by progressive tech companies into mainstream, multi-faceted programs, highly scrutinized by customers, shareholders, and employees. Today, nearly every major company has some sustainability initiative, with these investments frequently being pursued as an attractive financial strategy in addition to prudent public relations. Energy management […]

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Vector and AWS join forces to accelerate the future of energy

Note: This blog is derived from a Vector/AWS July 27, 2020 Media Alert Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS), an Amazon.com company, announced a multi-year strategic alliance with Vector, one of New Zealand’s largest energy companies, to jointly develop the New Energy Platform (NEP). Powered by AWS, the NEP is an Internet of Things (IoT) and […]

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Smart Energy Water unlocks global utility digital transformation using AWS

Digital transformation is reinventing the core operations of electric, gas, and water utilities. Over the last several years, digitization has helped utilities evolve to meet current and future challenges. As innovation now touches business- and customer-centric operations, the question is this: How has the rapid scale of adoption occurred? A new generation of proactive customers […]

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PayGo Utility Digital Check Out runs on AWS

How PayGo enhances utility customer satisfaction with AWS based digital payment solutions

PayGo® Utilities (PayGo) provides a flexible prepay platform, postpaid billing, and payment solutions for utility companies. That means any electric, gas, water, or high speed internet company can give its customers control over paying for their usage. PayGo is deployed directly to the utility and leverages smart meter infrastructure. Notable PayGo reference clients include Ameren, […]

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EDF stays connected during Covid-19 pandemic

A key focus of our IT team here at EDF whilst working through Covid-19 is to maintain connectivity and continuity of service for our associates and customers alike. As the UK’s largest generator of low carbon electricity and a competitive energy provider, we aim to be available to our customers however and whenever they chose. […]

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