Electric, gas and water utilities
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. 
February 28, 2017

Accenture Positioned as Leader in Latest IDC MarketScape Report for IT and OT Integration Service Providers to Utilities Companies in EMEA

NEW YORK; Feb. 28, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: IT and OT Integration Service Providers for EMEA Utilities 2017 Vendor Assessment1. Accenture was recognized for several strengths in serving utilities clients, including its investment in platform assets and as-a-service business model, the digital intensity of its engagements, and its superior mix of industry knowledge, experience and technical competence.
February 21, 2017

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

NEW YORK; Feb. 21, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been positioned as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Service Providers for EMEA Utilities 2017 Vendor Assessment1. Accenture was recognized for several strengths in serving utilities clients, including mastering the technology services industry's evolution from providing IT services and outsourcing to offering platforms, as well as the digital intensity of its engagements.
December 19, 2016

Entergy Selects Accenture to Provide Advanced Metering Solution to Enhance Grid Reliability and Customer Service

NEW ORLEANS; Dec. 19, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced that it has been selected by Entergy Services, Inc. to provide an advanced metering solution to enhance grid reliability and customer service with digital technologies. This includes more efficient billing and field maintenance, faster outage detection to bolster network reliability and greater data and analytics capabilities.
November 16, 2016

Accenture and SAP Accelerate Delivery of Multi-Channel Customer Engagement Platform for Utilities to Sell New Revenue Generating Products

NEW YORK; Nov. 16, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced plans with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) to accelerate the development of solutions, based on a digital customer engagement platform, for utility companies to engage with customers through virtually any channel, improving customer operations efficiency. Alongside simplified customer service and operations, the customer engagement platform will help enable utilities to offer customers non-commodity products and services, such as solar panels, batteries and connected home products, including related installation and maintenance services.
November 16, 2016

Iren Mercato and Accenture Announce Launch of Energy Consumption Monitoring, a Connected Home Service, to Deliver Energy for Consumers

BARCELONA; Nov. 16, 2016 – Iren Mercato, the Italian energy utility, has collaborated with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to launch one of the first connected home services for customers in Italy.  Focused on energy-consumption monitoring, it is a first step in creating a new business model beyond the commodities of electricity and gas. By working closely with Accenture to design the new service and operating model, Iren Mercato was able to accelerate it to market.
November 01, 2016

Accenture Acquires Realworld OO Systems B.V., a Leading Utilities Geographic Information System Business

AMSTERDAM; Nov. 1, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has acquired Realworld OO Systems B.V., a Netherlands-based division of Realworld Holding B.V. that specializes in geographic information system (GIS) solutions.  These solutions help utilities digitize and optimize their electricity, water and natural gas networks. The transaction will expand Accenture’s end-to-end portfolio of smart grid services and accelerate its plans to grow digital consulting services in Europe. 
October 24, 2016

For Energy Consumers Seeking New Products and Services, Personalized and Seamless Experiences Have Become Paramount, Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2016 – Consumers want new energy-related products and services, particularly in the form of new value propositions and most are demanding a seamless, digital and personalized experience, Accenture research (NYSE: ACN) shows.
October 11, 2016

Accenture and SAP Accelerate Digital Asset Management with SAP® Predictive Maintenance and Service, add-on for utilities

NEW YORK; Oct. 11, 2016 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced a collaboration with SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) to develop the next generation of predictive analytics solutions for asset management in the utilities industry to enable condition-based maintenance. The SAP® Predictive Maintenance and Service solution is planned to be extended to better manage risks by improving equipment uptime in transmission and distribution, as well as maintenance and equipment-replacement planning. The announcement comes after both companies announced in January a comprehensive program of ongoing collaboration on the core development and go-to-market for SAP S/4HANA®.