Energy, Environment and Utilities

Industry insights, perspectives, expertise

Do you know the [water] cost?

Written by Justine Jablonska | October 25, 2019 | Energy, Environment and Utilities, New Normal

What's your water footprint? And can not buying a T-shirt really make a difference? ...read more


IBM’s Jeannette Garcia is making the world a better place through chemistry

Written by Justine Jablonska | May 13, 2019 | Big Thinkers, Energy, Environment and Utilities, Manufacturing

From revolutionizing plastics recycling to shifting chemistry modeling, Jeannette Garcia's work has cross-industry, global impact. ...read more


Alectra Utilities is powering a renewable energy breakthrough

Written by Rich McKay | February 14, 2019 | Blockchain, Energy, Environment and Utilities, IoT

Vikram Singh figured his customers might respond positively to a new renewable energy pilot, but their enthusiasm surprised him. And blockchain helped make it happen. ...read more


In one of the coldest places on earth, this utility keeps the power on

Written by Rich McKay | November 9, 2018 | AI, Energy, Environment and Utilities, IoT

How does NB Power keep homes warm and its employees safe during winter ice storms and -30°C temperatures? Through AI and accurate outage prediction models. ...read more


This man wants your next employee to be an AI-powered digital human

Written by Jordan Teicher | October 1, 2018 | AI, Big Thinkers, Energy, Environment and Utilities...

Can digital humans revolutionize the economics of customer service? Greg Cross thinks so. ...read more


Can AI help reduce Beijing’s smog?

Written by Rich McKay | September 4, 2018 | AI, Customer Experience, Energy, Environment and Utilities

Energy and utilities companies can use AI and IoT to embrace sustainability and efficiency: reducing pollution, optimizing renewable energy, and improving asset management. ...read more


A digital renaissance is coming for the oil and gas sector

Written by Guest Author | July 6, 2018 | AI, Blockchain, Energy, Environment and Utilities

Oil and gas companies need to rethink their businesses holistically and digitally transform themselves using technology such as AI and blockchain. ...read more


What is a smart grid?

Written by Rich McKay | April 17, 2018 | AI, Customer Experience, Energy, Environment and Utilities...

Utilities can leverage new data from smart grids to improve their existing grids. Technology such as smart meters, sensors, and analytics will help utilities better understand their grids and provide new value to consumers. ...read more


The aging workforce will retire soon. Is the utilities industry ready?

Written by Rich McKay | April 3, 2018 | AI, Energy, Environment and Utilities, Talent and Workforce

The aging workforce is already becoming an issue in many industries. The energy, environment and utilities industry is no exception. How can companies prepare? ...read more