Improving Utility Pole Inspection and Maintenance with LiDAR, Powered by DronesMay 5, 2021
Utility poles are a fundamental piece of infrastructure for multiple utilities—power, and telecom, but efficient pole maintenance is challenging. It can be difficult to know all condition aspects of a pole and its attached equipment for maintenance planning purposes. Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data collected by either Mobile, Terrestrial, Airborne, or a combination of all three collection methods can make things easier for utility providers and their contracting partners
The Current State of Innovation in the Utilities Industry
While utilities have been in existence for well over 125 years, the modern day “Digital Utility” is still very much in its infancy. Today’s utilities are faced with an ever-growing set of challenges around increased regulatory scrutiny, increased customer service expectations, and the need to maximize asset performance on aging transmission and distribution networks.
Utilities Customer S/4HANA ImplementationDecember 12, 2019
A regulated electric utility company serving 290,000 retail and wholesale customers needed a modern solution in order to improve its procedural and materials management in its storeroom and warehouse activities.
Management Consulting to Define a Corporate Wide EAM InitiativeOctober 9, 2019
The Client is the largest energy utility in the state of Washington and considered mid-sized nationally. It is a combined gas and electric Utility company in the Pacific Northwest. Client is providing Electricity from Generation all the way to its 1.0 million customers. Approximately 46 percent of the electricity Clients customers use comes from Client’s own power plants. Client currently has more than 3,500 megawatts of power-generating capacity.
SAP PM Integration with GIS ArcFM and Implementation of GEO.e for Interfaced Assets
The Client, incorporated in California in 1905, is one of the largest combination natural gas and electric utilities in the United States, based in San Francisco.
There are approximately 20,000 employees who carry out the Company’s primary business—the transmission and delivery of energy. The company provides natural gas and electric service to approximately 16 million people throughout a 70,000-square-mile service area in northern and central California.
SAP EAM Express Success Story
What made this project a success was clearly the team and teamwork between Rizing and the Utility company. Our knowledge of SAP EAM and dedication by the Utility was a key ingredient in the project’s success. The weekly hikes in various areas of the surrounding geography and other team building events added to the comradery and successful outcome.
Workshop on SAP EPC integration between: SAP/Primavera/MS Project
The Client builds wind turbines. They develop the equipment and in many cases, they sell the project including construction. The Client looks for a more standard, easier to maintain solution, possibly also for MS Project