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

Accenture to Partner with Pepco Holdings Inc. (PHI) to Build Communications Network Management System for Smart Grid

WASHINGTON, Wednesday July 27, 2011 -- Pepco Holdings Inc. (NYSE:POM - News), one of the largest energy delivery companies in the U.S.’s mid-Atlantic region, has selected Accenture (NYSE:ACN - News) to set up an integrated Network Operations Center (NOC) to expand the utility’s ability to monitor technology that supports its deployment of smart grid components, specifically an advanced meter infrastructure and distribution automation system.
July 27, 2011

Majority of Consumers Would Buy Electricity, Energy-Efficiency Products and Related Services From Companies Other Than Energy Suppliers, Accenture Study Finds

Majority of Consumers Would Buy Electricity, Energy-Efficiency Products and Related Services From Companies Other Than Energy Suppliers, Accenture Study Finds
NEW YORK; April 13, 2011 – A majority of consumers would consider buying electricity and energy efficiency solutions from companies other than traditional energy providers, according to research conducted by Accenture (NYSE: ACN).  
April 13, 2011

Israel Electric Corporation Awards Accenture IT Services Contract

Israel Electric Corporation Awards Accenture IT Services Contract
TEL-AVIV, NEW YORK; March 15, 2011 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been awarded a two year IT services contract by Israel Electric Corporation (IEC), Israel’s monopoly power supplier.
March 15, 2011

Accenture Customer Care for BC Hydro Wins Industry’s Top Performers Awards

Accenture Customer Care for BC Hydro Wins Industry’s Top Performers Awards

VANCOUVER, Jan. 4, 2011 -- Accenture (NYSE: ACN) customer care center for BC Hydro has won top placements at the customer care industry’s top performers competition organized by ContactCenterWorld, a global association for contact center industry professionals.

January 04, 2011

Accenture to Assist American Water with Business Transformation Program

Accenture to Assist American Water with Business Transformation Program
NEW YORK; Nov. 8, 2010 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that American Water, the largest investor-owned U.S. water and wastewater utility company, has selected Accenture to assist in the development of a blueprint for the company's business transformation program. The business transformation program is a strategic initiative American Water is undertaking to build efficiencies and provide more cost-effective services to its customers.
November 08, 2010

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