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Tag: AWS Power and Utilities

How to securely extend utility OT data to the cloud

Utilities are considering the strategic advantages of modernizing their operational technology (OT) networks to drive business value. OT systems are rich with data that could be used to support simulations, incident response, and business decisions, but the networks they are connected to are often limited by the storage and compute power available onsite. An OT […]

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Amazon Renewable Energy Manager

How Amazon Achieves Near-Real-Time Renewable Energy Plant Monitoring to Optimize Performance Using AWS

As part of the goal to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, Amazon is on a path to powering its operations with 100 percent renewable energy by 2025—five years ahead of the original target of 2030. In June 2021, Amazon became the world’s largest corporate purchaser of renewable energy, reaching 65 percent renewable energy across […]

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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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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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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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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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Four trends driving global utility digitization

The Power & Utilities industry has reached an inflection point in digitization as early adopters give way to early majority growth. Our utility customers have shared four trends that have accelerated their digitization plans enabled by cloud technology and services. Sustainability is imperative Utility stakeholders including regulators, customers, and investors are pressuring utilities to declare […]

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How Opus One Solutions is helping utilities decarbonize effectively with AWS-powered planning system

From Utility Dive’s 2020 State of the Electric Utility Survey, it’s clear that the transition to clean energy continues to be the biggest driver of sector transformation. Of the 566 utility executives and professionals surveyed around the world, 46 percent said sustainability, integration of renewable energy, and environmental concerns were most important to their business. […]

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