Consumers’ Trust in Utilities Lowest in Four Years, New Accenture Research Shows

NEW YORK; June 28, 2013 – Less than one quarter of consumers trust their utilities, according to an annual survey by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) of more than 11,000 consumers in 21 countries. 
June 28, 2013

Accenture Report Identifies Opportunities for Energy Providers to Spark Economic Growth by Better Serving Small- and Medium-Sized Businesses

NEW YORK; June 17, 2013 – As many small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) struggle to keep pace with sluggish  consumer spending and rising operating costs, including energy bills, utilities have an opportunity to help fuel growth within this important sector, according to a new report by Accenture (NYSE:ACN).
June 17, 2013

Accenture Positioned as a Leader in Providing Professional Services to Utility Companies in IDC MarketScape

NEW YORK; June, 10, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE:ACN) has been positioned as a leader by IDC Energy Insights in providing professional services to utility companies in the EMEA region – Europe, Middle East and Africa. In its newly published IDC MarketScape: IT Services Providers in the EMEA Utilities Market, (Doc #EIOS02V), May 2013, IDC assessed the capabilities and strategies of leading professional service firms in addressing the specific needs of the utilities industry in the region, including electricity, gas, water and district heating/cooling.
June 10, 2013

SSE Selects Accenture for Major Transformation Projects

LONDON; May 28, 2013 – SSE, a leading electricity and gas company operating mainly in the UK and Ireland, has selected Accenture (NYSE: ACN) to help it with two significant projects to improve its customer offer and field force effectiveness.
May 28, 2013

Accenture Providing Hydro One Networks with Asset Management Analytics Solution

TORONTO, Ontario; January 28, 2013 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) is providing Canadian utility Hydro One Networks Inc. with an analytics solution to improve how the utility plans investments in its transmission and distribution assets. The asset analytics solution uses a risk-based approach to prioritize capital and maintenance expenditures, which will help Hydro One manage and identify operations, maintenance and administration requirements.
January 28, 2013

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