Electric, gas and water utilities
July 17, 2019

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in New IDC MarketScape Report for EMEA Service Providers for Digital Grid Enablement

NEW YORK; July 17, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the new IDC MarketScape: EMEA Service Providers for Digital Grid Enablement 2019 Vendor Assessment1
 
June 03, 2019

Accenture Acquires BRIDGE Energy Group to Advance Utilities’ Agenda for the Grid of the Future

NEW YORK; June 3, 2019 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired BRIDGE Energy Group (BRIDGE), a Boston-based consulting and systems integration firm that provides grid modernization, analytics and security services to utilities in North America. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
May 08, 2019

Accenture and Gasunie Deploy New Digital Gas Transport Management System to Facilitate Safe and Secure Operation of Dutch Gas Grid

GRONINGEN, The Netherlands; May 8, 2019 ‒ N.V. Nederlandse Gasunie (Gasunie), a European gas infrastructure company, and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) have built and deployed a new digital natural gas transport management system (GTMS), designed to help better manage the Dutch gas grid, which transports natural gas, hydrogen and green gas from biomass.
April 02, 2019

Electric Vehicle Adoption to Overtake Conventional Vehicles by 2040 and Unlock a US$2 Trillion Opportunity for Utilities, Accenture Finds

NEW YORK; April 2, 2019 – Poised to grow to 10 million in 2025 and surpass conventional vehicles by 2040, electric vehicles (EVs) will create a US$2 trillion eMobility opportunity for utility companies, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
February 05, 2019

Most Utilities Executives Agree Risk of Consumers Going Largely Off-Grid Will Increase Significantly in Next Two Years, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Feb. 5, 2019 – Ninety-five percent of utilities executives agree that the risk of electricity consumers going largely off the grid and only using it as occasional backup will increase significantly in the next two years, according to a study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN), conducted as part of the company’s Digitally Enabled Grid research program.
January 24, 2019

Traditional Energy Providers Leaving Value on the Table by Not Fully Serving Small and Medium-Sized Businesses, Research from Accenture Shows

NEW YORK; Jan. 24, 2019 – Traditional energy providers are missing out on substantial cost savings and new revenues by not tailoring enough digital customer experiences, products and services for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), according to the latest edition of the “New Energy Consumer” research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 06, 2018

Most Traditional Energy Retail Utilities Lag Disruptor Brands in Delivering Customer Experience, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK; Dec. 6, 2018 – Most traditional energy retail utilities lag behind disruptor brands — new energy-market entrants and service providers from other industries — when it comes to delivering an engaging customer experience, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). In the face of disruption, these companies should invest to deliver a more satisfying customer experience and exceed liquid customer expectations.
November 06, 2018

Most Electricity Distribution Utilities Are Optimistic and Expect Earnings to Grow Beyond 2025, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; Nov. 6, 2018 – More than nine in 10 utilities executives (94 percent) believe that their electricity distribution business’ earnings growth will remain under severe pressure until approximately 2025. However, they’re far more optimistic about earnings growth potential in the subsequent years, driven by efficiency and improved network performance enabled by the latest digital technologies and new business opportunities, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
October 22, 2018

Accenture and Oracle Unveil Integrated Technology and Services Platform for Utilities to Help Clients Enhance Customer Experience

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 22, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle today unveiled an integrated technology and services platform for Utilities. The Accenture Customer Experience as-a-Service Utilities Platform helps utility companies achieve more meaningful interactions with customers and employees by incorporating the latest Oracle technology and learning applications, while dramatically lowering project implementation risk and reducing software integration costs. The announcement was made today at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco.
August 02, 2018

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner’s Circle of HFS Research’s 2018 Industry Blueprint for Utility Operations

LONDON; August 2, 2018 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” as the leader in both execution and innovation in the HFS Industry Blueprint: Utility Operations 2018 report.