2008 Winner Profile

Pacific Gas and Electric

Project Description:
Pacific Gas and Electric has deployed 240,000 SmartMeter gas and electric meters, with plans to install 1.3 million additional meters this year. The devices allow the company to read meters hourly or daily and charge customers according to their level of demand. PG&E is using two network technologies to transmit data: a radio-frequency network for gas meters and a powerline carrier system network for electric meters.
Project type:
Data Warehouse, SOA, Supply Chain Management
Business Functions:
Inventory Management, Customer service/support, Operations
Business Goal:
Customer
CEO:
Bill Morrow, President and CEO
Headquarters:
San Francisco, Calif.
Industry:
Utilities
Revenue (2007):
$13.23 billion
Website:
www.pge.com
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