2016 Winner Profile

Korea Electric Power Corporation, KEPCO

Project Description:
Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) Utilities was dealing with a lack of smart technologies and very limited data analysis around their power transmission and utility systems throughout South Korea. In 2013, KEPCO created a new business motto thus committing the company to being a clean and efficient smart energy creator. By upgrading their traditional business model and deploying Information and Communication Technology (ICT) based systems KEPCO has achieved the world's second highest level of yearly per-household power outage and has realized a distribution loss rate of less than four percent in 2015, while being presented with first place among Asian utility providers on the 2015 Forbes Global 2000.
Business Functions:
Customer Service or Support, IT
Business Goal:
Competitive Advantage
Jaewon Chang, CPGO(Chief Power Grid Officer) & CIO & EVP
Naju, South Korea
Utilities (Oil, Water, Gas, Electric)
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