Electric, gas and water utilities
June 08, 2017

Vattenfall Collaborates with Accenture to Deliver Human Resources Transformation Project

STOCKHOLM; June 8, 2017 – Vattenfall, one of Europe’s largest electricity and heat retailers and producers, has awarded Accenture (NYSE:ACN) a five-year agreement to digitally transform its human resources (HR) function, including deployment of a new platform and delivery of end-to-end HR services.
June 06, 2017

Refiners Set to Increase Spending on Digital Technologies to Drive Down Operational Costs, Though Digital Not a Top Investment Priority, According to Research from Accenture

NEW YORK; June 6, 2017 – Nearly two-thirds of refiners plan to increase their investments in digital technologies over the next three to five years, although digital is not one of the top plant investment areas for refiners today, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
May 31, 2017

Energy Providers Falling Short of Expectations for Digital Customer Experiences, Accenture Research Finds

NEW YORK and LONDON; May 31, 2017 – Squeezed by falling profits, technology disruption and outside competitors targeting their customers, energy providers face the additional challenge of falling short of consumers’ expectations for digital channels and personalized experiences, according to the latest edition of the annual New Energy Consumer research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
May 11, 2017

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner’s Circle in HfS Blueprint Guide to Industry 4.0 Services

NEW YORK; May 11, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “Winner’s Circle” as the leader in “innovation and execution” and in “investing in innovation” in the inaugural “HfS Blueprint Guide to Industry 4.0 Services.” 
May 04, 2017

Distributed Generation an Ongoing Threat to Utility Revenues and Hosting Capacity, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK, May 4, 2017 – Utilities face the greatest risk of lost revenues from distributed generation (DG), including residential solar photovoltaics and fuel cells, according to Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) Digitally Enabled Grid research, now in its fourth year.
May 03, 2017

Accenture Achieves Lead Position in Winner’s Circle of HfS Research’s 2017 Utility Operations Blueprint

LONDON; May 3, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned in the “As-a-Service Winner’s Circle” as the leader in both execution and innovation of the inaugural HfS Research 2017 Utility Operations Blueprint. Accenture’s position among the 14 assessed service providers providing utility operations services was based on excellence across a number of facets in the key categories of innovation and execution.
April 26, 2017

Schneider Electric and Accenture Build a Digital Services Factory to Speed Development of Industrial IoT Solutions and Services

HANOVER and PARIS; Apr. 26, 2017 – Schneider Electric and Accenture have completed the development of the Schneider Electric Digital Services Factory, a ‘virtual’ factory that enables Schneider Electric – the leading global specialist in energy management and automation — to rapidly build and scale new offerings in areas such as predictive maintenance, asset monitoring and energy optimization. 
April 06, 2017

Accenture Report: Oil and Gas Companies’ Cybersecurity Strategies Are Evolving, But Monitoring and Responding Quickly to Cyberattacks Remains a Challenge

HOUSTON; Apr. 6, 2017 – Lacking enterprise-wide cyber analytics technology to monitor for cyberattacks, most oil and gas companies are not fully aware of when or even how cyberattacks might affect them, according to new research from Accenture (NYSE: ACN). 
March 07, 2017

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Latest IDC MarketScape Report for Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers to Utilities Companies

NEW YORK; Mar. 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation Service Providers for Utilities 2017 Vendor Assessment1. Accenture was recognized for key strengths, including a platform approach and as-a-service model for digital transformation, improving utilities’ capability, speed and cost, as well as a superior blend of industry knowledge, experience and technical competence.
March 01, 2017

Accenture Acquires Davies Consulting, Adding Strong Asset, Risk and Emergency Management Expertise for the Digital Electric and Gas Company of the Future

NEW YORK; Mar. 1, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Davies Consulting, an innovative provider of utility asset management, risk management, grid and pipeline network modernization and emergency management services. Together, the organizations will continue to support utilities in their mission to deliver safe, reliable and affordable energy amid evolving customer demands, shareholder needs and other business issues.