Edelia

Monitoring energy usage in near real-time, via direct communication from Edelia, enables consumers to control consumption and reduce their carbon footprint

Published on 25-Mar-2011

Validated on 18 Jun 2013

"With IBM technology, Edelia has developed a new, complex energy consumption monitoring and management solution that benefits both consumers and operators." - Martine Gouriet, Edeli

Customer:
Edelia

Industry:
Energy & Utilities

Deployment country:
France

Solution:
Big Data & Analytics, Big Data & Analytics: New business models, Collaborative Lifecycle Management, Industry Framework , Smarter Planet, Social Business

Smarter Planet:
Smart Products

IBM Business Partner:
OsiSoft

Overview

Edelia, an EDF subsidiary, designs, develops and implements monitoring services for remote measurement and management of energy consumption (electricity, water, gas, renewables), for residential end users and small businesses. Building on its expertise in remote management of residential energy, Edelia provides teleservices solutions customized for different uses, and offers remote management and remote monitoring for individuals.

Business need:
Edelia has launched a scalable pilot program to improve household energy management using advanced technology. Edelia envisions helping consumers reduce their energy consumption and costs, as well as enabling power companies to optimize energy production and expenses. As a result, Edelia aims at becoming the leader in Energy Management Services for mass market consumers with this strategic project.

Solution:
Edelia has developed a new, complex energy consumption monitoring and management solution that benefits both consumers and operators. Edelia is now able to deliver near real-time reports to consumers, sending alerts and making recommendations to consumers about their consumption habits to enable them to reduce their energy consumption. With the permission of consumers, automation of remote control service of the consumption of electrical equipment (including heating) is possible.

Benefits:
Enables operators to manage peak consumption with load management operations, reducing consumer energy usage, helping optimize power distribution; Enables operators to avoid the provision of more costly forms of energy, thus reducing greenhouse gases and providing economic savings to their consumers

Case Study

Edelia, an EDF subsidiary, designs, develops and implements monitoring services for remote measurement and management of energy consumption (electricity, water, gas, renewables), for residential end users and small businesses. Building on its expertise in remote management of residential energy, Edelia provides teleservices solutions customized for different uses, and offers remote management and remote monitoring for individuals.

The Opportunity
Edelia has launched a scalable pilot program to improve household energy management using advanced technology. Edelia envisions helping consumers reduce their energy consumption and costs, as well as enabling power companies to optimize energy production and expenses. As a result, Edelia aims at becoming the leader in Energy Management Services for mass market consumers with this strategic project.

What Makes It Smarter
Edelia has developed a new, complex energy consumption monitoring and management solution that benefits both consumers and operators. Edelia is now able to deliver near real-time reports to consumers, sending alerts and making recommendations to consumers about their consumption habits to enable them to reduce their energy consumption. With the permission of consumers, automation of remote control service of the consumption of electrical equipment (including heating) is possible.

Real Business Results
·Enables operators to manage peak consumption with load management operations, reducing consumer energy usage,
helping optimize power distribution
·Enables operators to avoid the provision of more costly forms of energy, thus reducing greenhouse gases and providing economic savings to their consumers

For more information
Please contact your IBM sales representative or IBM Business Partner. Visit us at: ibm.com/energy
To learn more about Edelia, visit: www.edelia.fr

Products and services used

IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

Hardware:
System x

Software:
WebSphere Application Server Network Deployment, WebSphere Service Registry and Repository, WebSphere Enterprise Service Bus, Tivoli Asset Management for IT, Rational Quality Manager, Tivoli Service Request Manager

Service:
GBS BAO: Business Analytics and Optimization Strategy, Information Agenda Engagement

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