Background UPPCL is the power transmission and distribution utility of the largest state in India, Uttara Pradesh, the land of Taj Mahal. UPPCL serves over 17 million consumers with 37 GW connected load and energy sales of 55,000 MU p.a. Not content with its earlier CIS project covering urban consumers, the utility was looking out for an alternative COTS CIS product, for rest of the state, that can deliver the goods quickly and cost effectively with low or
  Background Lodha Group’s Palava City is said to be the first and the fastest growing green field smart city in India. The 18 Sq. Km. mixed use integrated city project, when completed,  is expected to house about 125,000 residences apart from office and commercial space. Photo Courtesy: www.palava.in Every aspect of Palava City has been benchmarked against global criteria, including the business environment, educational facilities, quality of public spaces, technological solutions, healthcare facilities, safety,
Background Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL) is the state wide utility of the north-eastern state of Assam in India. In the state capital city of Guwahati, there has been a threefold increase in demand for power in the past 5 years. Consequently, APDCL is only able to meet about 90% of peak load especially during evening time, and the situation is further worsening with increasing demand from power hungry urban consumers. By Mozzworld at
Background APEPDCL of Visakhapatnam is the most progressive power distribution utility in India with country’s lowest AT&C losses of less than 6% now. They could achieve this with sustained focus on improving meter-to-cash and customer care processes aided by software and services support from Fluentgrid, apart from investments on electrical network infrastructure to control technical losses. By Imahesh3847 – By my mobile, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link APEPDCL serves over 5.5 million consumers across five districts
Background Entice Energy (www.enticeenergy.com) is a new gas retailer based in Central Derby, UK. Typically new and small scale suppliers spend about £1 to 1.5 million towards  supplier license and the IT systems, mostly on premise, for administering the customer data such as billing information, personal data, and payment collections. These numbers can grow big if the retailer has large scale ambitions. Out of this, roughly 30% of the cost goes towards initial setup and implementation, and