50 Most Promising Utilities Technology Solution Providers - 2014
From smart meters to rooftop solar and energy storage, innovative technologies have the capacity to disrupt the utilities industry. After remaining reasonably un-bothered for the last 100 years, the lattice is in front of embracing new technologies that are sprouting new business models, altering consumer prospects and causing regulatory models to acclimatize.
The emerging technology solutions are reinventing the industry—automating and enhancing distribution grids, improving security and compliance efforts, and helping to harness meaningful information to keep costs down. With these advances, the industry can better serve their customers and grow the business.
Amidst this technology advances, the aging infrastructures, complex ecosystems, stricter regulations, and higher expectations set a challenging backdrop for energy and utilities. But connected technologies offer powerful opportunities to modernize operations while cutting costs and generating insights. Technology is enabling utilities to embrace new challenges and pursue new opportunities.
In the last few months we have looked at hundreds of solution providers who primarily serve the utilities sector, and shortlisted the ones that are at the fore-front of tackling challenges faced by the industry.
In our selection we have looked at vendor’s capability to fulfill the needs of utilities sector—both from a provider and consumer perspective—through variety of services that support core business processes, including innovation areas related to cloud, SaaS, Big Data and analytics.
We present you to CIOReview's 50 Most Promising Utilities Technology Solutions Providers 2014.