Together, Oracle and Opower will become the largest cloud provider to the US$2.3 trillion utilities industry.
The key to achieving operational excellence lies in adopting the technologies that enable utilities to deliver reliable, secure, and scalable technologies and processes that deliver results for your customers.
Utilities that have a data analytics skills gap
Utilities using smart grid data to increase customer satisfaction
Utilities’ self-rating of A+ for getting information to the people who need it
Utilities that are completely prepared for the data influx
A recent survey of 100 North American executives shows that utilities are embracing the cloud.
Data analysis provides a base for planning, process, and strategic decision-making.
“Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing helps us to drive sustainability and make life easier for the population of Sharjah. Our customers can now receive and pay regular bills online, eliminating paper use and the need to travel to dedicated payment counters.”
— H.E. Dr. Rashid Alleem, Chairman, Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA)
“Oracle’s system allows us to have a real-time visualisation of the status of the entire electricity network. The interconnectivity of the NMS allows us to quickly roll-out updates to users as conditions change. This is really valuable during storms which can impact on electricity supplies to large numbers of premises.”
— Marguerite Sayers, Managing Director, ESB Networks
“At the end of the day, you cannot survive without your customer liking you and advocating for you, whether you’re a regulated utility or in a competitive market, and that’s what it’s about.”
— James Munro, General Manager, Mercury Energy
“At Glendale, we’re committed to empowering our customers with the information and tools they need to save energy and money.”
— Steve Zurn, General Manager, Glendale Water & Power
“BGE is committed to engaging customers in energy efficiency, behavioral, and demand response programs like BGE Smart Energy Rewards® that help customers save energy and money.”
— America Lesh, Baltimore Gas & Electric
“Our objective is to put control in our customers' hands.”
— Val Jensen, Senior Vice President of Customer Operations, ComEd
“As a leading systems integrator and Oracle PartnerNetwork member, we worked closely with the Oracle Utilities team on co-development activities for Oracle Utilities Analytics. This solution can enable utilities around the world to leverage robust analytics capabilities and gain immediate access to valuable insight. Drawing on Cognizant’s extensive global experience and expertise in implementing Oracle Business Intelligence and working with Oracle Cloud, we are continuing to develop new implementation resources for Oracle Utilities Analytics Cloud Service for utilities worldwide.”
— John Gustafson, Vice President, Energy and Utilities at Cognizant
“We wanted to implement a solution that would improve security for sensitive data, automate manual business processes, and decrease system maintenance costs. We partnered with Cognizant and Origin Consulting to upgrade to Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing 2.4 because it meets all our goals and more.”
— Ramon Vazquez, IT Customer Applications Supervisor, Tucson Electric Power
“Thanks to its flexibility, versatility, and high level of parameterization, Oracle solutions, including Oracle Utilities Customer Care and Billing, and Oracle Business Intelligence Suite, Enterprise Edition, have helped UTE quickly meet both government and business requirements that we could not have addressed with our legacy system.”
— Silvia Emaldi, Resources Manager, UTE