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Category: Sustainability

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Seven Ways Technology Will Lead the Way for Ethical Commerce in Retail and CPG

Ethical commerce and technology are essential to a company’s survival. In the retail and CPG spaces, a company’s commitment to its stakeholders is not just expected; if done well, it offers a competitive advantage. The adoption of technology makes a critical difference in whether a company thrives or simply survives. Technology can play a larger […]

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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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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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How Advizzo Empowers Utility Consumer Savings on AWS

This blog post is authored by AWS partner Advizzo. Since 2015, Advizzo’s behavioral science software and solutions have been empowering electricity, gas, and water customers around the globe to reduce their water and energy consumption and contribute to preserving the world’s natural resources. Today, over 1 million households use Advizzo’s solutions, powered by Amazon Web […]

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Portland General Electric Delivers Exceptional Customer Experiences on AWS

Portland General Electric (PGE) is a regulated, investor-owned utility that has operated out of Portland, Oregon for over 130 years. It supplies electricity to 51 cities and serves approximately 900,000 customers in a service area populated by 2 million Oregonians. In 2019, PGE realized that its on-premises IT systems alone could no longer support its […]

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Capital One Brings Sustainability to Its Cloud Migration

Moving from on-premises data centers to the cloud provides a long list of benefits, including greater speed, increased innovation, and lower costs. And it can also help bring more sustainability to your IT operations. In fact, according to a 451 Research report, the AWS infrastructure is 3.6 times more energy efficient than the median of […]

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Innovyze Introduces Dynamic Digital Twins to the Water Industry with Info360 on AWS

Innovyze is a global water industry software leader with over 35 years of experience serving thousands of clients including the largest water utilities, ENR design firms, consultancies, and refining plants around the world. Today Innovyze announced the availability of its cloud-based platform for real-world water lifecycle management, Info360.com, on AWS. The solution brings the water […]

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AWS releases smart meter data analytics

Introduction Utilities have deployed MDMS (Meter Data Management Systems) since the late 90’s and MDMS deployments have accelerated alongside the deployment of smart metering and advance metering infrastructure (AMI) at utilities worldwide. MDMS collect energy consumption data from smart meter devices and send it to utility customer information systems (CIS) for billing and further processing. […]

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