Accenture and ST Electronics Selected to Design and Implement Singapore’s Intelligent Energy System Pilot Project

Accenture and ST Electronics Selected to Design and Implement Singapore’s Intelligent Energy System Pilot Project
SINGAPORE; Oct. 27, 2010– Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and ST Electronics (Info-Comm Systems) Pte Ltd, have been selected by Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA) to design and implement Phase 1 of its Intelligent Energy System (IES) pilot project. The IES pilot project is an advanced metering infrastructure and smart grid pilot funded by the Government of Singapore and Singapore Power, a leading energy utility company in Asia Pacific. 
October 26, 2010

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Teams with Accenture and Oracle For Smart Meter Implementation Throughout Central Maryland

Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Teams with Accenture and Oracle For Smart Meter Implementation Throughout Central Maryland
BALTIMORE; Sept. 20, 2010 -- Baltimore Gas and Electric (BGE), a subsidiary of Constellation Energy (NYSE: CEG), has teamed with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and Oracle to implement a smart meter network for its 1.2 million customers. The planned implementation is part of BGE’s smart grid initiative that aims to reduce peak electricity demand, increase customer service and enhance operational performance.
September 20, 2010

Smart Grid Pilots Require Regulatory Change and Better Consumer Focus, Concludes Accenture and World Economic Forum Report

Smart Grid Pilots Require Regulatory Change and Better Consumer Focus, Concludes Accenture and World Economic Forum Report
TIANJIN; Sept. 13, 2010:  A joint report issued today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the World Economic Forum finds policy makers need to transform regulatory incentives to accelerate smart grid investment. Accenture and the World Economic Forum also warned that the benefits of smart grids are unlikely to be fully realized without utilities improving their engagement with the consumer.
September 12, 2010

Consumers Unwilling to Allow Electricity Suppliers to Remotely Limit Energy Use Without Significant Price Discount, Accenture Study Finds

Consumers Unwilling to Allow Electricity Suppliers to Remotely Limit Energy Use Without Significant Price Discount, Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; April 20, 2010 - Consumers are not willing to allow electricity providers to remotely limit the use of their home appliances as part of electricity management plans without significant rate discounts, according to a report issued today by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The report also found that almost half of consumers would be deterred from joining electricity management programs if their electricity bills were to increase as a result.
April 20, 2010

Accenture Launches Smart Grid Data Management Solution to Reduce Risks and Costs of Smart Grid Deployments

Accenture Launches Smart Grid Data Management Solution to Reduce Risks and Costs of Smart Grid Deployments
NEW YORK; March 18, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has launched the Accenture Intelligent Network Data Enterprise, a data management platform to help utilities design, deploy and manage smart grids.
March 18, 2010

Asia-Pacific Oil and Gas Pros Lead Industry in Workplace Adoption of Social Media, Reports Microsoft-Accenture Poll

Asia-Pacific Oil and Gas Pros Lead Industry in Workplace Adoption of Social Media, Reports Microsoft-Accenture Poll
HOUSTON; March 10, 2010 – Oil and gas industry professionals in Asia Pacific lead the industry in the use of social media and collaboration tools at work, reports a recent Microsoft Corp. and Accenture survey, with three out of four respondents from that region saying social media tools improve their work performance. 
March 10, 2010

Consumers Reject Lower Energy Use As The Answer to Reducing Reliance on Fossil Fuels and Energy Imports

Consumers Reject Lower Energy Use As The Answer to Reducing Reliance on Fossil Fuels and Energy Imports
NEW YORK; March 9, 2010 – Three out of four consumers are concerned by energy and climate change issues, but nearly two thirds say that using less energy is not the answer to reducing reliance on fossil fuels or foreign energy supply, according to global research by Accenture (NYSE: ACN). The survey of 9,000 individuals in 22 countries also shows that almost nine out of ten consumers want more government intervention in the energy market.
March 09, 2010

Accenture Life Safety Solution Brings Wireless Technology to Heavy Industrial Locations

Accenture Life Safety Solution Brings Wireless Technology to Heavy Industrial Locations
NEW YORK; March 3, 2010 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) today announced the first deployment of the Accenture Life Safety Solution, a wireless-enabled gas detection system that helps protect workers in potentially hazardous environments. The solution combines Wi-Fi and location-based technologies with gas detectors to allow companies to remotely monitor incidents in locations previously not suited for wireless networks.  
March 03, 2010

Oil and Gas Pros Rapidly Embracing Social Media and Collaboration Tools; Yet Corporate Policy Lags, Reports New Microsoft and Accenture Survey

Oil and Gas Pros Rapidly Embracing Social Media and Collaboration Tools; Yet Corporate Policy Lags, Reports New Microsoft and Accenture Survey
 HOUSTON; Jan. 21, 2010 – Nearly 75 percent of oil and gas professionals see value in using social media and collaboration tools at work – an 83 percent jump from responses in last year’s similar poll – but corporate-wide endorsement of these tools continues to lag behind, reports a Microsoft Corp. and Accenture (NYSE: ACN) survey released today.
January 21, 2010

Accenture and GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Help Metro de Madrid Transform Its Operations and Increase Service Levels

Accenture and GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Help Metro de Madrid Transform Its Operations and Increase Service Levels
MADRID; Nov. 30, 2009 – Metro de Madrid, the third largest metro system in the world, has successfully introduced a program to transform its maintenance operations and provide higher standards of transportation services.  Metro de Madrid has teamed with Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, to launch the program, known as ‘COMMIT’,  to increase operational performance and raise the level of its customer service.
November 30, 2009