SES Platform: End-to-End Smart Metering

Implementing and managing smart metering services is a costly and challenging operation but when done properly, it can deliver significant advantages. Capgemini's SES Platform is the only proven end-to-end integrated workflow solution that manages the entire smart metering lifecycle.

Capgemini's SES Platform is the only proven end-to-end integrated workflow solution that manages the entire smart metering lifecycle. For Water Utilities we have developed the Smart Water Services Platform that manages the entire Radio Metering Lifecycle.

Capgemini’s Smart Energy Services Platform

Realizing the Benefits of an Effective Smart Metering Program

The SES Platform ensures a high level of transparency, accuracy and meter activations by providing access to real-time information and intuitive problem solving software. It is flexible and can be configured in a way that considers different functional and regulatory requirements that apply to different geographies. The result is substantial savings across the entire smart metering supply chain.

The SES Platform's end-to-end approach manages the entire smart metering lifecycle, from program planning, meter rollout and operations through to maintenance. As a result, the SES Platform significantly reduces cost and risk, while improving deployment and meter operations.

The SES Platform benefits from our experience of managing programs to deploy 16.7 million meters worldwide and leverages best practices developed over the last 10 years working alongside the world’s leading utilities. The SaaS operation enables:
 

  • Pre-configuration and immediate availability
  • Rapid and inexpensive deployment
  • Less capital expenditure resulting in 65% lower total cost of ownership
  • Rapid scaling up or down
  • A single view of your evolving meter estate
  • Integration with any meter, head-end, master data management system or ERP (including SAP and Oracle) using open architecture

Enabling Smart Metering Efficiency in Real Time

The SES Platform enables real-time dialog between different players in the smart metering community, including meter data management systems, customer call centers and utility billing systems. Through this dialog, the SES Platform:
 

  • Tracks asset inventory
  • Manages work order execution
  • Controls material and field service logistics
  • Monitors status and performance remotely
  • Delivers meter values

Depending on your business need, the SES Platform is available as on-demand software, or can be integrated with client systems.

Accelerating and Simplifying Smart Water Meter Rollout and Operations

Based on the SES Platform, Capgemini's Smart Water Services Platform (SWS Platform) is a unique off-the-shelf solution enabling Water Utilities to deploy and manage Radio Water Meters and networks. SWS Platform is the only proven end-to-end integrated workflow engine that manages the entire Radio Metering lifecycle, from program planning, meter rollout, and operations through to maintenance.

As a multi-utility, multi-client platform, SWS Platform is highly configurable and flexible. It takes into account different functional and regulatory requirements that apply to different geographies.

Smart Water Services Platform

Technology Shaped by Years of Smart Metering Experience

The SES Platform is one of Capgemini's Smart Energy Services, a solutions portfolio that has helped over 43 million utilities customers worldwide with 30 smart meter and smart grid programs. Our team has extensive utilities industry experience with an unrivaled track record for successful innovation and delivery. More than 8,000 professionals dedicated to the utilities sector participate in delivering these services.

Over the past 9 years, the SES Platform's design has been influenced by our experience in managing smart metering implementations in Sweden, Europe's most mature smart meter market. Today, Capgemini manages more than 25% of Sweden's total meter estate, including projects for clients such as E.ON/L&G and Fortum.

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