Around the world, utilities are under pressure. Citizens demand energy and water that don't undermine environmental quality. Financial stakeholders look for operational efficiency at a time when aging workforces and infrastructures need replacement. Regulators seek action on Smart Grid and Smart Metering initiatives that add intelligence to infrastructure. Customers seek choice and convenience—but without additional costs.
Pressures like these are forcing today's utilities to re-examine every aspect of their business, from supply to consumption. And no utility can address these challenges alone.