Whitepapers

Cloud Adoption Unleashes Greater Value for Power & Utility Companies

IDC Energy Insights white paper by IDC's John Villali.

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The Utility Executive's Guide to Cloud Security

AWS Power & Utilities guide to security and related services.

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Enabling IoT Insights and Voice Services for Power and Utility Companies

Intel AWS Solution Brief.

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AWS User Guide to Support Compliance with North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards

AWS Power & Utilities guide to NERC CIP compliance in the cloud.

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Leveraging the Cloud for a Resilient, Secure, and Customer-Centric Utility

GreenTech Media AWS paper on the benefits of cloud for power & utility companies.

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AWS Power & Utility comments on FERC Cloud NOI

AWS Power & Utilities comments on FERC Notice of Inquiry on Cloud Computing Services.

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Blogs & Articles

Transform the Core, Build for the Future: Asset Management Innovation with IBM Maximo on AWS 
Rolf Gibbels, Don McDonnell, and Ranjan Banerji
Feb 10, 2021

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AWS helps power UK green electricity pioneer Octopus Energy 
Diginomica
Jan 27, 2021

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Xcel Energy Prepares Grid for 1.5 million EVs by 2030 Using AWS Machine Learning Services  
Smart Energy International
Aug 12, 2020

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Pacific Gas & Electric reduces wildfire risk with Artificial Intelligence 
CIO
Aug 19, 2020

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How AWS and 5G enable tomorrow’s digital electric grid
Joe Beer and Arun Sehgal
Sep 10, 2020

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How ENGIE leverages AWS Data and Analytics to go carbon-neutral
British Broadcasting Corporation

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Conducting real-time utility equipment thermal monitoring using AWS IoT services
by Andrew Griffis, Ph.D. and Ranjan Banerji
Oct 13, 2020

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How Adani Renewables adopted an AWS microservices architecture for transformer health analytics
Kamal Ajitsaria and Ashish Patel
Oct 9, 2020

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Now available: Explore the new AWS Power and Utilities decarbonization interactive guide
Don McDonnell
Aug 25, 2020

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New ebook: Download “The Utility Executive’s Guide to Cloud Security”
Maggy Powell
Aug 10, 2020

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Octopus Energy fuels global growth with AWS
Rolf Gibbels and Mary Wilson
Aug 6, 2020

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Computational needs of the electric grid of the future
Arun Sehgal
Aug 5, 2020

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Vector and AWS join forces to accelerate the future of energy
Nikhil Ravishankar, Rolf Gibbels, and Sarah Cooper
Jul 27, 2020

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How to Change SaaS Network Configurations Without Affecting Your Customers
Ranjan Banerji
Jun 24, 2020

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Four trends driving global utility digitization
Arun Sehgal and Don McDonnell
Jun 17, 2020

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How utility executives elevate the customer experience with Amazon Connect
Joe Beer and Ralph Kappelhoff
May 5, 2020

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Forecasting energy usage using Amazon machine learning and data lakes
Joe Beer
Apr 20, 2020

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Reference Architectures

DERMS on AWS for Utilities

Run your Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS) on AWS to meet increasing demand to monitor, forecast, and control your wind, solar, battery, and emerging “green” DERs.

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AWS Industrial IoT

Predictive Maintenance ML Model Reference Architecture.

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AWS Industrial Predictive Maintenance

Machine Learning Model Reference Architecture.

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Connected Home – Machine Learning at the Edge

IoT Machine Learning on Home Devices.

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Meter Data Analytics Platform for Utilities

Democratize Meter Data for Operational & Customer Insights.

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Predictive Equipment Health for Utilities

Derive Insights and Predict the Health & Longevity of Your Assets.

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Videos, Webinars, & Podcasts

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Aley Hammer of AWS interviews Gary Butcher, Platforms Manager at Mondo Australia
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Learn how Alexa's new energy dashboard can track, manage, and save energy usage
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Vector CEO Simon MacKenzie presents during 2020 re:Invent IoT keynote

In this session, Dirk Didascalou, VP of AWS IoT, shares what’s new with AWS IoT and how organizations are using it to solve real-world challenges today, like deriving consumer insights, creating better user experiences, and improving business operations.

Webinar

When Utility Meter Data Meets Machine Learning: Meter Data Analytics by AWS (Arun Sehgal AWS)

During this panel discussion, AWS will share the latest developments in its MDA platform solution. Hear from AWS partner Accenture and AWS utility customer EDF Energy on their experiences deploying AWS services to deliver timely business insights for customers by unlocking answers from smart meter data.  

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Webinar

Utility Protection, Control, Automation, and Security: 2021 & Beyond (Maggy Powell AWS)

AWS’s Maggy Powell talks about utility security, protection and  control automation on Ampirical webcast.

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Webinar

Get ahead in the cloud and drive asset management innovation with AWS & IBM Maximo for Utilities (Rolf Gibbels AWS)

Hear from Rolf Gibbels, Head of Worldwide Business Development, Power & Utilities Industry, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Terry Saunders, IBM Worldwide Utilities Industry Leader, IBM AI Applications: Asset Management, for a panel discussion on how utility leaders are getting ahead by using cloud to push the boundaries of their asset and performance management strategies.

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Bridging the Gap to Dynamic Digital Twins with Innovyze i360 on AWS (Patrick Keaney AWS)

See how software solutions will be used to support nonrevenue water (NRW) reduction, and detection of managed system events. See how AI is leveraged to develop predictions and automate workflows across vertical and horizontal systems. 

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Portland General Electric Delivers Exceptional Customer Experiences Using AWS

Portland General Electric (PGE) team members share their experience using AWS to support PGE’s mission to provide safe, reliable energy solutions while delivering exceptional customer experiences and investing in a reliable, clean energy future. 

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Power & Utilities AWS on Air re:Invent 2020 (Rolf Gibbels AWS)

Aileen Gemma Smith, Head of Developer Advocacy, Americas and Online and Rolf Gibbles, Head of Worldwide Power and Utilities discuss a Year in review working backwards showcasing P&U partner (ISV,SI) and end customer success.

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Carbon Lighthouse Tackles CO2 Emissions with Machine Learning

Learn how Carbon Lighthouse uses machine learning on AWS to develop insights that deliver energy savings and decrease CO2 emissions in commercial real estate. 

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Voice of the Customer On Air AutoGrid: AWS re:Invent 2020

AWS On Air host Nick Walsh, Sr Developer Advocate and Amit Narayan, CEO of AutoGrid, discuss how AutoGrid utilizes AWS for their AI/ML for energy system decarbonization. 

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Siemens Smart Home

The strategic product “SieNeuro Smart Home System” of Siemens China electrical products built on AWS for digital transformation. They hope to intelligently use Cloud and big data technology to empower products and provide perfect customer experience.

Webinar
Digital Customer Engagement With Amazon Connect: Featuring Origin Energy and lekker Energie

Origin Energy (Australia) and lekker energy (Germany) share their experiences and lessons learned while deploying Amazon Connect for omnichannel cloud contact center support.

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Octopus Energy Fuels Global Clean Energy Growth Using AWS

Octopus Energy has leveraged AWS’s global cloud infrastructure to rapidly scale the Kraken platform.

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EDF Advances Net Zero Mission Using AWS

CIO Kelvin Wing shares EDF’s experience with AWS and the agility gained in support of customer engagement, SAP HANA, energy management and more.

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PGE’s Customer and Operational Improvement Journey with AWS

Video on how PGE leveraged AWS technology and developed ML and analytic solutions to improve the operational efficiency for full-pole inspection, estimated restoration time calculation, and PV disaggregation.

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San Diego Gas & Electric: Fighting Wildfire with Artificial Intelligence

Video on how San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) is building machine learning models using AWS services to automatically identify asset damage on drone imagery and vegetation risks on satellite imagery.

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Utility Meter Data Analytics and Quick Start Walk-Through

Learn how AWS data lakes, analytics, and AI/ML unlock the value of your smart meter data and see a walk-through of the new meter data analytics AWS Quick Start. 

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Cloud Based Solutions & Security for Power Systems

Podcast featuring AWS Samara Moore discuss cloud hosting, security, user access.

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Utility Cloud Journey: Security & Business Case Foundation

Live panel from Jan 28, 2020 moderated by AWS Rolf Gibbels; Samara Moore AWS; John Kochavatr CIO PGE; Jerry Casarella CDA PSE&G.

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Cloud Data Security – The Where, Who and How

Podcast featuring AWS Ranjan Banerji focuses on customer engagement and technical aspects of cloud solutions.

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Security, Compliance, and the Cloud: Where We Are Today

Podcast featuring Maggy Powell reviews where we are today with security, compliance, and the cloud including NERC BES.

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Is FUD (Fear, Uncertainty & Doubt) Holding You Back From Adopting the Cloud?

Podcast round-table discussion regarding FUD – fear, uncertainty, and doubt & misconceptions holding utilities back from cloud.

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Video
AWS: Accelerating Renewable Energy Innovation

Video featuring AWS Rolf Gibbels on AWS Power and Utilities decarbonization focus.

Webinar
AWS Innovation with Utilities: PG&E

Webinar featuring a review of PG&E Innovation with AWS.

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AWS Utility Customer Privacy & Security

Video featuring AWS Samara Moore, Xylem and ENGIE.

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Veolia Group Delivers Innovation and Enhanced Security on AWS

Video featuring Veolia's Move2Cloud Director Fouad Maach.

Video Case Study

Xylem Accelerates Solution Innovation with Data Lakes on AWS

Video and case study featuring Xylem's VP Grant Muller.

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ENGIE Leverages AWS to Support Global Sustainability

Video featuring ENGIE's Gerard Guinamand.

Video Case Study

Origin Energy – putting the power in consumers' hands

Video case study of Origin Energy roll out of AWS.

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Video Case Study

Deloitte Transforms Jemena into a Data-Driven, Customer Centric Organisation

Case study and video on Deloitte AWS roll out at Jemena Australia.

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Using Machine Learning for Water Filtering Membranes Maintenance

Video case study on Veolia roll out of AWS AI/ML for predictive filter maintenance.

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Electrify Powers up Efficiently and Effectively with AWS

Video case study from born on AWS start up Electrify.

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Smart Energy Essentials: China Light & Power (CLP) Harvesting IoT and the Cloud
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Amazon unveils its largest fulfilment centre solar panel installation in Europe
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Smart Energy Connect | Executive Insights on CLP Cloud Journey
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Veolia Creates a Digital Atmosphere with Amazon AppStream 2.0
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Lancement Appel à Projets Data ENGIE X AWS - Julien Groues (French)
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Digital Transformation to Drive Customer Innovation in Energy Efficiency (Innogy on AWS)
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Fortum Energy Accelerates Business and Customer Innovation with Cloud Computing on AWS
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AWS Serverless: How Centrica Reduces Engineering Cost & Maintains Agility
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Intelligent Design: How UK Startup Wondrwall Makes Homes Smarter on AWS
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Watty Helps You Understand What's Happening in the Home in Real-Time on AWS
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Innovation in Power & Utilities with AWS - Hive Home
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SGN Achieves its Corporate Strategy with AWS
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Scotia Gas Network Uses AWS to Run Key Analytics Platforms and Mobile Applications
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Philips Lighting Creates Connected Street Lighting Solutions for Cities Across the Globe

Technical Tools & Training

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AWS re:Invent 2020: Origin Energy delivers great agent and customer experiences
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Osaka Gas Utilization of Amazon Forecast and AWS IoT Services

Takuya Aoki and Shutaro Kunimasa of Osaka Gas Present their use of Amazon Forecast for power demand forecasting (Japanese).

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PayGo: Leveraging Smart Meters to Help Customers Conserve Energy

Learn how PayGo leverages smart meters technology to enhance sustainability and increase customer satisfaction by helping them conserve energy.

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AWS re:Invent 2019: Smart meters, data lakes, and serverless for Utilities

Reinvent session by AWS Stefano Sandrini.

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AWS re:Invent 2018: Building the Virtual Power Plant, One Home at a Time

Reinvent session by Mike Bates, Intel & Brian Hoff, Exelon.

Online Tech Talk

Introduction to AWS Lake Formation

Intro primer on AWS lake formation.

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Predictive Maintenance using Machine Learning

Intro primer on using AI/ML for predictive maintenance.

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ENGIE This is My Architecture

Using spot instances to optimize costs for operations platform for energy assets (French).

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CLP This is My Architecture

Building a Smart Energy Connect Platform using Serverless Architecture.

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Veolia This is My Architecture

Serverless Solution for Cost Optimization on AWS (French).

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Linke: Integrating Business Data with Cloud Native Applications and Interact SAP with AWS Services
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AWS re:Invent 2020: Automating wind farm maintenance using drones and AI
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AWS re:Invent 2020: Productionizing R workloads using Amazon SageMaker, featuring Siemens
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AWS re:Invent 2020: Migrating a legacy data warehouse to Amazon Redshift
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Alexa, charge my car! Test drive the Accenture EV roaming platform
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AWS re:Invent 2020: Detect abnormal equipment behavior by analyzing sensor data
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AWS re:Invent 2020: Amazon.com’s use of AI/ML to enhance the customer experience
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Delivering Cost Reduction SAP on AWS (Oct 2020)
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Mueller Water Products: A Water Intelligent Platform
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Mueller Water Products: Scalable Ingestion of Sensor Data for Municipal Water Conservation
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Enel: Management and Analysis of Meter's Data (Italian)
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Predicting Weather to Save Energy Costs (Connect Energy)
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eCloudvalley: Build Up An Enterprise-Level IoT Platform In One Minute (Mandarin)
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EY Capri Digital Summit 2018: Kuldip Singh Chief Innovation Officer, Innogy
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AWS re:Invent 2018: Accelerate AI/ML Adoption with Intel Processors and C3IoT on AWS
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AWS re/Start: Alumni Journey, Hive Home (Hive)

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