At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.
Together with our partners, Microsoft offers information technology solutions to address operational requirements common to all utilities around the world. These technologies integrate components for generation, supply, delivery, sales, service, and regulatory compliance in the power and utilities industry.
Microsoft is committed to solutions which empower utilities by enhancing interactions among co-workers, customers, vendors and regulators across the utility value chain. These enhanced relationships increase efficiencies at every level of the utility operation to deliver innovative services, implement best-practice operations and enhance planning.
Worldwide utility partners deliver Microsoft platforms and technologies with their solutions. Partner programs generate significant momentum in innovation which is a key differentiator, and a much needed competency, as the power and utility industries respond to regulatory and resource changes worldwide. Utilities can now feel confident they are part of a Microsoft-partner team designed to keep pace with changing technologies. This dynamic team can help utilities companies to respond to new opportunities in the shifting marketplaces. As new issues challenge a utility company’s IT infrastructure, Microsoft and its partners are there, anticipating the next move, with the ever present goals of reducing total cost of ownership, increasing profitability and delivering innovative solutions that grow utility relationships with customers through the reliable delivery of their commodities.
Our solutions can help power and utilities providers realize new revenue streams, improve efficiencies, and gain a competitive edge.
For more information, http://www.microsoft.com/enterprise/industry/power-utilities/default.aspx
Deloitte provides audit, tax, consulting, and financial advisory services to public and private clients spanning multiple industries. With a globally connected network of member firms in more than 140 countries, Deloitte brings world-class capabilities and deep local expertise to help clients succeed wherever they operate. Deloitte's more than 170,000 professionals are committed to becoming the standard of excellence. Deloitte's professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity.
Deloitte Turkey, operates since 1986, provides consulting services under many topics in Energy and Natural Resources industry for many years, and has taking active role in restructuring of the industry. Deloitte Turkey, provides Audit, Tax, Consulting, Financial Advisory and Enterprise Risk Services to various companies operating in the sector with the Energy and Natural Resources industry focused expertise team. Deloitte Turkey Energy and Natural Resources team has been serving to all stakeholders of the value chain in electricity market. We have been serving in generation, transmission, distribution and sales sub-sectors in electricity market. In the last 20 years, Deloitte has supported the most significant and critical steps taken towards the transition to a liberal energy market, and provided valuable services covering a broad range, from strategy determination and establishment of institutional structures, to providing support for preparation of critical legislation and establishment of information technologies infrastructure for organized electricity markets. Deloitte Energy and Natural Resources team, representing a significant accumulation of knowledge and experience in Turkish electricity and natural gas markets, would also like to be active in lighting the way for the players and professionals in the energy sector with its reports and studies. We have deep understanding and expertise in oil, natural gas, electricity, coal and other natural resources. Further, Deloitte would like to contribute to introduction of new horizons related to new risks and opportunities brought by the developing and changing game.
Deloite has been taking active role in various service lines for most of the Turkish companies under utility sector for many years. With our deep enthusiasm in smart metering, smart grid customer care, billing, collection and trading/risk systems, we are highly motivated to bring synergy to utility companies by using our sector and global expertise and best-in-breed credentials from strategy to implementation.
Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.Cisco was founded in 1984 by a small group of computer scientists from Stanford University. Since the company's inception, Cisco engineers have been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 65,000 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company's core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies such as: Application Networking, Data Center, Digital Media, IPICS, Mobility, Security, Storage Networking, TelePresence, Unified Communications, Video.
Having started operating in Turkey in 1996, Cisco is a producer of network and telecommunications equipment, employing around 100+ people in its Istanbul and Ankara offices. Together with the experts working in Cisco’s authorized business partners, Cisco indirectly supports the employment of more than 1.000 people in Turkey.
Ericsson is the world’s leading provider of technology and services to telecom operators. Ericsson is the leader in 2G, 3G and 4G mobile technologies, and provides support for networks with over 1 billion subscribers and has a leading position in managed services. The company’s portfolio comprises of mobile and fixed network infrastructure, telecom services, software, broadband and multimedia solutions for operators, enterprises and the media industry. The Sony Ericsson and ST-Ericsson joint ventures provide consumers with feature-rich personal mobile devices.
Ericsson has been present in the Middle East for more than 100 years. Ericsson has during these years been working closely with the operators on creating, developing and growing the telecom market in the region. Ericsson has activities and operations in all 22 countries in Middle East&North Africa with 5,000 employees. The Ericsson Middle East&North Africa operation comprises the following countries; Bahrain, UAE, Yemen, Qatar, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Iran, Iraq, Oman, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Turkey, Egypt, Sudan.
Ericsson provides to the utility industry multi-service telecommunication networks, critical infrastructure protection, SCADA solutions, smart metering, revenue management and field service management.
Wipro (NYSE:WIT) is a $6 bn global provider of comprehensive IT solutions and services, including consultancy, systems integration, outsourcing, BPO and application development & maintenance and the first PCMM Level 5 and SEI CMM Level 5 certified global IT services organization. Wipro Technologies was recently assessed at Level 5 for CMMI V 1.2 across offshore and onsite development centers. Wipro provides comprehensive research and development services, IT solutions and services, including systems integration, information systems outsourcing, package implementation, software application development, and maintenance services to corporations globally.
With over 10 years of specialisation in the UK Utilities sector Wipro has amassed a tremendous depth of experience across gas, water and electricity including Customer Care, Transmission and Distribution, Billing and Settlement, Work and Asset Management, Energy Retailing and Metering. With a strong UK focus, from its global team, Wipro brings the knowledge gained from working with some of the world’s largest organisations to the complex issues faced by the utility industry.
ETRM is an international consultancy firm formed by dedicated professionals who have in-depth knowledge and expertise about the energy sector. Specialists of ETRM offer their customers solutions in smart grid/smart metering and electricity trading risk management practices. Based in Istanbul, ETRM was founded in 2010 by a strategic alliance of AS/Nexia Turkey and the Indian IT giant, Wipro. Blending of Wipro’s know-how and As/Nexia’s local expertise makes ETRM stand out among its competitors.
In an increasingly competitive environment, ETRM is aiming to minimize risks of power generation, wholesale and retail companies active in the market. To serve this purpose ETRM is providing significant benefits to business partners such as short, medium and long term price and load forecasting, contract optimization, data management, system integration and reporting solutions.
ETRM also provides assistance for obligations specified in the Turkish legislation and to enhance operational and network efficiency within the distribution companies by using; SCADA, AMR, DMS, Asset Management, Outage Management, GIS, lost and theft reduction and business process optimization. ETRM has products that are specifically designed for Turkish electricity distribution utilities such as power quality monitoring and regulatory reporting system, day ahead hourly load forecasting, establishing forward load curve with the help of statistical methods and load profiles.
Energy markets do have a highly volatile structure, and all the firms operating in the sector are continuously exposed to price risk. High trading volume of the industry leads companies to look for professional solutions in the field of Energy Trading and Risk Management. ETRM is providing services for adaptation of worldwide energy trading and risk management technology solutions to the Turkish market and creation of customer specific or off-the-shelf platforms.
Concerning the retail market ETRM we offers it’s clients consultancy packages in light of international experience, related to roadmap creation, strategy formulation, portfolio optimization, customer services management, tariff proposals, creating indebtedness to facilitate tracking of software and business process consulting.
To add value to our customers’ business, as ETRM, we also provide comprehensive in-house training sessions for company staff and executives about topics like Essentials of Electricity Markets and Trading, Spot electricity and gas trading, Trading and Portfolio Management for power and gas companies, Risk Management for power and gas companies, Value-at-Risk for energy companies, Pricing energy derivatives, Forward prices and Option contracts (for account managers), Gas and LNG trading, Coal Trading, Oil Trading, Credit Risk Management, CO2 Emissions trading, Managing weather risk.
Asay Communication Services, is a company; which hasn’t lost any dynamism or excitement/desire from the first day established, which brings you closer to technology and which is aware that information technology is the most important necessity of the new economics era / age.
Asay based on the experience since 1998, which has always been dedicatedly focused on its services, has succeeded to be one of the best Turkish Informatic Firms, and also succeeded to lift up its place in the Turkey’s TOP500 technology companies, year by year ( each year )
Asay’s basic principle (rule) is customer focused solutions, and approach customer needs in a tailor made way.
By this way, the solutions are unique/original for each customer, modular and the most cost-effective ones for the customer needs.
Asay-as a self-improving, developing organisation- believes in evolution and necessity of renovation.
Shares every useful/advantageous/beneficial innovation, discovered by Asay’s proficient personnel with its customers. That’s how Asay becomes a companion (friend) who can be reached any time for the customer, does not only play part in unique success stories and also adds big value to the sector of IT.
Asay, ensuring internal customer (personnel) satisfaction as well as customers’ at the same time, gives its services to customers continuously 24 hours 7 days. Asay’a solutions are always specific technologic ones which are brand free (independent / far from brand concern) Asay improves the relationship with its partners day after day by principle of focused working mentality as a reseller.
Asay shall continue to be a rising value in its sector.
Form more information visit: http://www.asay.com.tr
Smart Metering gives consumers more control – and suppliers new prospects.
For almost 150 years, companies in the Diehl Metering Group have shaped the history of metering through the development and production of water and heat meters. Highly accurate meters of excellent quality still form the basis of our comprehensive spectrum of products and services today.
Our meters for water, thermal energy, gas and electricity cover the whole of today’s energy spectrum – and include integrated communication. The focus has been put on developing communication capability of meters for many years and innovative ultrasonic technology and electronic components for automatic meter reading over radio or M-Bus have always been produced in-house.
The complete Smart Metering infrastructure can also be supplied from one source. Individual system solutions tailored to the needs of customers and backed by many years of project management experience are offered. Even software for reading, visualization and management of energy data is developed solely by the Group.
Services for end consumers are increasingly important. Selected partners to provide IT platforms and extensive services as far as billing form a close co-operation network.
Energy is the market of the future: Our extensive spectrum of products and services helps water and energy suppliers all over the world to offer their consumers much more service and convenience and at the same time make their own internal processes considerably more efficient, specifically reduce power peaks and distinctly cut time, work and costs.
The groups answer to legislative requirements and specific national and market features is tailor-made, future-orientated solutions. Diehl Metering produces more than 6.5 million meters and 4.1 million radio modules a year for international customers in the water, heat, cooling, gas and electricity supply and sub-metering segments.
For more information visit: http://www.diehl-metering.com
SAP helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device, SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. We do this by extending the availability of software across on-premise installations, on-demand deployments, and mobile devices. We believe that the power of our people, products, and partners unleashes growth and creates significant new value for our customers, SAP, and, ultimately, entire industries and the economy at large. Our mission is to help companies of all sizes and industries to run better. Our vision is to help the world run better. SAP for Utilities solutions support role-specific business processes in the utilities industry, addressing the needs of companies in the generation, transmission and distribution, retail and services, water, and waste and recycling segments.
Headquartered in Walldorf, Germany, SAP is the market leader in enterprise application software. Founded in 1972, SAP (which stands for "Systems, Applications, and Products in Data Processing") has a rich history of innovation and growth as a true industry leader. SAP applications and services enable more than 109,000 customers worldwide to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably. With revenue (IFRS) of €12.4 billion for the year 2010, SAP has more than 53,000 employees and sales and development locations in more than 75 countries worldwide.
SAP is listed on several exchanges, including the Frankfurt stock exchange and NYSE, under the symbol "SAP."
For more details on SAP for Utilities, please visit: http://www1.sap.com/industries/utilities/index.epx
Our LNG coverage goes further than any other publication bringing transparency to the still growing LNG markets. Our LNG reports are tightly focused on LNG spot trade, providing readers with daily assessments for all of the world's major LNG delivery locations, shipping information and online news.
ICIS Heren reports are valued by the financial community, producers and suppliers in the energy industry. They rely on ICIS Heren reports for independent pricing data that helps to strengthen their position in price negotiations, understand price movements and reasons behind them and to analyse the supply/demand dynamics of the global energy markets.
LUNA Meters is a privately owned company specializing in electricity meter design and manufacture located in İzmir – Turkey. Currently with 250,000 meters a month production rate it is one of the biggest suppliers to the public and government metering needs in Turkey. Initially established in 1992, our group of companies has been in the business of design and manufacture of electronic circuits and products for controlling and measuring electricity power.
Currently employing around 200 people in its 4500 sq. meter factory, LUNA Meters has 20 engineers and technicians in its Electronic / Mechanical Research and Design Group (R&D). All of the components of our products have been designed in our factory by our resources, including electronic hardware, embedded product software, plastic enclosures, metal enclosures and other complementary parts necessary for a complete product.
LUNA Meters factory consists of the following production facilities: plastic injection shop, metal injection shop, embossing/printing shop, SMD manufacture shop, final product assembly and calibration shops. As a result of this comprehensive production facility, LUNA Meters manufacture most of its components for metering products in its factory with very little need for external OEM parts.
LUNA Meters production facilities are certified by ISO-9001 Quality Management System and all of our meters have MID certifications from European Union approved notified body laboratories. These approvals mean that our meters can be readily installed in European Union countries and accepted by their utility companies.
LUNA Meters have strong experience in public and private tenders, and thanks to its high production rate it can meet high volume and short time demands with accurate costs. Its strong R&D and machine shop capabilities also mean that electronic circuit and mechanical enclosure design of new meters can be completed in a very short time, usually less than three months. Working with certified European Union test laboratories, MID approval of meters is also accomplished in short periods. As a result design and manufacture of custom or OEM meters is possible for high volume needs in short periods.
LUNA energy meter product range consists of active energy meters and active/reactive energy meters. With %1 Class B ratings and %0.5 Class C ratings its products meet tight tolerances for accurate measurement needs of various utility companies. All of the products have serial optic ports in front for hand held unit communication. In addition all of the models have the option for RS-485 or GSM module for AMR communication. The current and voltage rating of the products covers a wide range of needs for most of the utility companies worldwide. Having IP54 rating for all of the meters allows customers to installation at difficult environmental conditions requiring no additional extra cost.
LUNA Meters has developed its own GSM – GPRS modems and web based AMR management software in house for AMR applications for all brands of MID approved electricity meters. With this software all energy values and internal parameters of electricity meters can be remotely accessed as well as previous records of data such as load profiles and security parameters are kept on file for instant analysis. Filters can be defined for energy value thresholds and alarms for excessive reactive usage. This information can be sent to users with SMS to their mobile telephones or via e-mail. Users can also interrogate their meters for instant readout.
LUNA Meters is a global partner for all metering needs requiring low cost - high quantity products. Our experienced and friendly staff is happy to assist with all your inquiries.
Manas Energy Management Industry and Trade Incorporated was established in Ankara Organized Industrial Zone by Ahmet Reşat Görür, an experienced and reliable name of the sector, in the year 1996. The organization which is one of the pioneer companies in making Professional business understanding internalize in our country, has taken its esteemed place in the sector in a short while.
Having reached a constant quality Standard worldwide, the corporation produces electronic controlled meter systems, designed by its own, in gas, water, electricity and heat measurements. Manas Energy management displays activities as Turkey distributor of ITRON, one of the prominent producers of world in house type and industrial measurement systems.
Using the latest technology in its production, Manas Energy Management produces intelligent meters that can be remotely controlled.
MANAS ENERGY MANAGEMENT which is a worldwide GOLD partner of Oracle, the biggest software company of the world, sustains its business partnership with Turkcell, the leader communication and technology company of Turkey.
Producing in international quality standards, Manas energy Management owns ISO 9001, ISO14001 AND OHSAS 18001 quality certificates.
Aksis Enerji, Energy Metering Systems, is established in 2003 for providing metering solutions like Automatic Meter Management, Automatic Meter Reading, Billing Software in every level of energy sector. Aksis Energy System is the local distributor of Iskraemeco, who is one of the world leader electricity meter manufacturers. Aksis is focused on saving and efficient using of energy by its Meter Management and Loss & Leakage tracing solutions.
Aksis answers all metering and billing expectations in electrical systems as well as gas and water distribution systems with high quality products and custom design software solutions. Aksis customers create over 100 Million Euro energy bills using different Metering, Management and Billing methods of Aksis.
Aksis Enerji is a member of Aktif Group, consisting Aktif Mühendislik Ltd., Aktif Raylı Sistemler Ltd. and Aktif Elektroteknik A.Ş. Aktif Group located in Istanbul, head office, and Ankara, factory, with 140 employers, 45 white collar, 95 blue collar. Aktif Group activities are manufacturing of MV Switchgears, kiosk, mobile substations, industrial resistors, secondary protection relays and providing of power quality engineering services, reactive power compensation systems, eliminating of harmonic effects, supplying energy metering products and services, developing custom metering solutions and supplying medical power system in industrial applications. Aktif also provide complete power solutions for Solar Substations. In railway market Aktif providing from end to end solutions including as well power distributions products, MV Switchgears, Transformers, Rectifiers, DC Switchgears as on-board equipment like pantographs, resistors, convertors, relay boards .
For more information www.aktif.net
Metrogrid Technology System Corp. is fully committed to being the best business partner for its customers by increasing customer value, helping create a more convenient and prosperous society, and creating peace of mind through the establishment of reliable networks. Metrogrid operates in an environment in which rapid technological innovation and other factors bring about change on a daily basis.
MetroGrid's protocol-based hardware and software systems give electric utilities, telecom companies and systems integrators a wide range of proven, flexible, and highly cost-effective smart options. By enabling demand, consumption, security and information management, along with a variety of control and storage innovations, customized smart networks are easily configured and deployed.
Every day MetroGrid work to meet the challenge of improving on leading-edge technologies in addition to the network system technologies that have cultivated since the Company's establishment. By staying at the forefront of the broadband/ubiquitous age and further developing our network systems, we are able to deliver convenience and comfort to our customers. Everything we do is aimed at winning the trust of our customers and realizing a society with secure communications.
For more information http://www.metrogrid.com.tr
About CURRENT Group
CURRENT Smart Grid® systems and software applications help utilities optimize the efficiency of power delivery operations, extend the life and enhance performance of distribution assets, and allow for a two-‐way interaction with various customer end-‐points.
CURRENT Group was founded in 2000 and has offices outside of Washington, DC, Zurich, Switzerland and in Australia. Investors include EnerTech Capital, Google Inc., Goldman, Sachs & Co., and Liberty Associated Partners. CURRENT’s progress has been widely recognized and won several awards such as World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer for innovation and impact on business and society, and was selected by Dow Jones as one of the Ten Most Innovative Clean Tech Companies in Europe.
CURRENT is also working closely with leading European utilities, such as ENEL, EDF, ENDESA, Iberdrola and CEZ, as part of several European Union-‐sponsored projects, including Integris, OpenMeter and ADDRESS to expand the use of Smart Grid technology to benefit electric utilities and residents of the European Union.
Smart Metering Innovation
he PRIME (Power line Intelligent Metering Evolution) Alliance was formed to develop an open and future-‐proof communications infrastructure to support large-‐scale metering and other Smart Grid projects. The goal of the alliance is to define, test and develop the framework in which meters and other devices can interoperate using a fully open physical layer (PHY) and Medium Access Control (MAC) specification. CURRENT is one of the founding members of the Alliance and is working with leading industry key players, such Landis+Gyr, Itron, Iskraemeco, Sagemcom, ST Microelectronics, Texas Instruments, and in cooperation with Iberdrola and CEZ.
CURRENT in Leading Projects around the Globe
CURRENT has communications, metering and sensing installations in various parts of the world. Besides trial and pilot installations with ETSA in Australia, CEZ in Czech Republic, Electrica in Romania and Elmü in Hungary, we are an official equipment supplier of Iberdrola's Smart Distribution Network rollout in Spain and one of the core partners of Xcel Energy's SmartGridCity™ project in Boulder, Colorado, the world’s first fully integrated Smart Grid community. Further projects with CURRENT equipment and software are installed with EDP in Portugal, and in Spain GNF and Endesa.
Partnering for Success
CURRENT Group understands the importance of creating smart and effective partnerships to deliver industry leading solutions. Collaboration and coordination with partners is critical to the success of ground-‐breaking Smart Grid projects. It's because of our constant effort to provide the best set of high value solutions to our customers that we seek partnerships with companies that offer industry leadership, innovative technology and skills.
For more information visit: http://www.currentgroup.com
Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) is a global IT solutions and business information services provider dedicated to helping improve efficiency, safety and security for the world’s leading companies. Telvent has proven experience in deploying smart grid projects throughout the world. Today, more than 500 utilities worldwide rely on Telvent technology and solutions. Telvent’s comprehensive smart grid solution suite is designed to help utilities efficiently plan, design and reliably operate the smart grid. Its capabilities include:
With a focus on interoperability and security, the Telvent Smart Grid Solution Suite includes products for Smart Operations, Smart Networks, and Smart Metering.
For more information visit: www.telvent.com/smartgrid
AF-Mercados EMI is a specialist consulting and transaction advisory firm based in Madrid, with regional offices in Edinburgh, Rome, Ankara, Moscow, New Delhi and Beijing.AF-Mercados EMI integrates its in-depth experience and long history in the detailed development of electricity and gas policy, utilities regulation and markets, with the needs of the global economy for reliable and sustainable energy infrastructure.
AF-Mercados EMI owns a wide experience working with utilities in assisting them to optimize the resources in order to increase the turnover and the quality of the service provided to their customers. Our operations are global and in particular our consultants have been very present in the Turkish market assisting transmission and distribution companies in many strategic aspects. Our scope of works covers from technical-economical feasibilities studies for regulatory purposes to long-term grid investment plans, to performance efficiency improvement through management optimization. Our consultants are always looking for the most suitable solution for the company in terms of economic benefits and matching the customers' expectatios. For that purpose, our team has skills in many technological, financial, and managerial areas including modern technologies related to smart grid and smart metering. In fact, smart metering represents for us a tool to obtain results and not a result itself. Our approach to smart metering always starts with an economic assessment of the costs and benefits to be obtained with the technology.The architecture selected in our assignments will provide a solution to the specific problems of the company.
For more information visit: www.mercadosemi.com