Accenture Report Shows Lessons Learned In Water Management from U.S. Shale Gas Operations

London; December 10, 2012 – Countries and operators that are embarking on the global development of shale gas resources can benefit from the United States’ experience in water management from shale gas operations, according to a new report from Accenture (NYSE: ACN).
December 10, 2012

Amprion Selects Accenture to Operate Procurement Function

Dortmund; November 23, 2012 Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been selected by Amprion Ltd., Germany’s largest transmission system operator, to help optimize its procurement function and improve its competitive positioning in a rapidly changing market. Terms of the 5-year outsourcing agreement were not disclosed.
November 23, 2012

Accenture Life Safety Solution Named New Product of the Year

NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2012 – The Accenture Life Safety Solution, a wireless-enabled multi-gas detection system that helps protect workers in potentially hazardous environments, developed by Accenture (NYSE: ACN), Industrial Scientific, Cisco and AeroScout, has received the industrial hygiene product of the year award from Occupational Health & Safety magazine.
October 23, 2012

Accenture and Siemens Providing Smart Metering Solutions for Utilities Globally

AMSTERDAM; Oct. 18, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Siemens Infrastructure & Cities today announced that they are working together to provide smart metering solutions to help utility companies improve the automation, planning, monitoring and diagnosis of their electric grid infrastructures.
October 18, 2012

Capital Project Delays and Budget Overruns Could Cost Oil and Gas and Utility Industries Trillions of Dollars, Accenture Research Shows

LONDON; July 11, 2012 – Delays and budget overruns on much-needed capital projects for the oil and gas and utility industries could cost companies in those industries trillions of dollars in lost investments, Accenture (NYSE: ACN) research shows.
July 11, 2012

Accenture Helps Saudi Electricity Company Prepare for Restructuring and Privatization

RIYADH; April 30, 2012 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is helping Saudi Electricity Company (SEC) to prepare for a comprehensive restructuring that is designed to lead to an eventual liberalization of the electricity market in Saudi Arabia.
April 30, 2012

Customers Increasingly Favor Web-based Interactions With Their Energy Provider, Accenture Research Shows

San Francisco; April 4, 2012 – As energy providers continue to face global economic uncertainty and the need to focus on operational imperatives such as cost-effectiveness, revenue management, and customer satisfaction, new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) research shows that there are real growth opportunities for those companies that provide greater choice, Web-based connection options and loyalty programs to their customers.
April 04, 2012

Accenture and BC Hydro Customer Care Team Wins Awards for Service Excellence at ContactCentreWorld Competition

VANCOUVER, Jan. 27, 2012 – Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) customer care center for BC Hydro has won gold and silver medals for service excellence at a recent international awards ceremony. The recognition by ContactCenterWorld, a global association for contact center industry professionals, was based on the team’s commitment to the customer, maintaining a high level of performance, and their innovative approach.
January 27, 2012

Accenture and Enbridge Gas Distribution Sign Five-Year Extension of BPO Agreement

TORONTO; Nov. 28, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Enbridge Gas Distribution Inc., an affiliate of Enbridge Inc. (TSX: ENB; NYSE:ENB), have signed a new business process outsourcing (BPO) services agreement that extends their existing customer services contract for an additional five years, to 2017.   Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
November 28, 2011

Accenture Study Finds Growth in Customer Solar Power Installations Poses Significant Challenges for the Electric Grid

NEW YORK, Nov. 7, 2011 – The increased penetration of solar energy installations by residential and commercial property owners and large-scale solar energy developers could undermine the reliability, safety and quality of power supply on the electric grid for utilities that do not plan for it, according to a new Accenture (NYSE: ACN) study.
November 07, 2011