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Esri Gears Up for DistribuTECH

January 23, 2013 - in Energy

Esri's utility industry experts are prepping for the DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, an event centered on crucial transmission and distribution issues such as smart grid, energy efficiency, demand response, and renewable energy integration. DistribuTECH…

Why Google Worries Utility Companies

December 11, 2012 - in Energy

Large utility companies worry about Google. Why? Unlike those who mock Google for being a "one-trick pony", with 99% of its revenue coming from Adwords,…

Smart Water Networks Can Save Utilities up to $12.5 Billion a Year Worldwide

December 5, 2012 - in Water

Smart water networks can save utilities across the globe up to $12.5 billion a year according to research commissioned by Sensus, a leading provider of…

Esri Study: Geospatial Investments Help Utilities Boost Productivity, Reduce Costs

October 4, 2012 - in Energy

In a recent Esri study of electric utility professionals, nearly half reported a more than 10 percent increase in productivity due to the use of geographic information system (GIS) technology. The study was designed to assess electric utility geospatial technology…

Esri to Present GIS and Location Analytics Session at SAP for Utilities Conference

August 29, 2012 - in Energy

Esri experts and customers will demonstrate location-enabled SAP applications for utilities in the session GIS and Location Analytics: Building an Integrated, Smarter Grid at the SAP for Utilities conference in Hollywood, Florida, September 9–12, 2012. The…

Utility Data Flow Will Expand Beyond Other Industries

August 16, 2012 - in Energy

At The Soft Grid conference in San Francisco, there was a lot of talk about phrases that software analytics and smart grid industry insiders hate. For starters, plenty of people are tired of the phrase "smart grid." For others, it’s "big data," which is…

Texas Cities Adopt Smart Water Meters

August 8, 2012 - in Projects, Water

Water utilities across Texas have embraced the use of smart water meters to improve service and aid conservation. By the end of 2010, more tan 3.5 million new meters had been installed, and automatic meters are taking hold across the state. Unlike the push…