Utilicase, Siemens pair on smart asset management
This agreement will allow utility customers to integrate their latest smart grid investments in asset performance assessment, operations with maintenance and capital investment strategies
Minnetonka, Minn., October 8, 2012 — Siemens Smart Grid Division and Utilicase will collaborate to offer a combined solution linking smart grid functionality with Enterprise Asset Management for the North America market.
This agreement will allow utility customers to integrate their latest smart grid investments in asset performance assessment, operations with maintenance and capital investment strategies.
This will enable utilities to better manage data analytics and will deliver a holistic view of present grid reliability as well as provide opportunities to optimize the investment in enhanced reliability in the future.
The combined solution will be modular and capable of being phased in over a multi year period. This approach allows the customer to assure that benefits are realized incrementally over time while minimizing implementation risk and business process disruption.
Siemens Smart Grid and Utilicase will be conducting joint presentations to customers over the coming months to introduce the combined solution and its benefits.
The joint agreement is an extension of an existing relationship between Siemens and Utilicase. Both companies have worked together on past projects to deliver a joint customer solution in energy automation.