|[January 21, 2013]
Smart Utility Systems Announces the Release of SUS Smart Energy Retail-Lite at DistribuTECH 2013
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--
Smart Utility Systems (SUS), a global leader in products, solutions and
services that accelerate return on smart grid investments for the energy
and utility sector, today announced the launch of SUS
Smart Energy Retail-Lite, a hosted solution for handling
all aspects of energy trading and risk management for the retail sector.
The cloud-based solution will be formally launched at DistribuTECH
2013, the upcoming industry conference at San Diego (January 29 -
Competitive retail markets are characterized by complex, multi-party
transactions to supply consumers and it is essential for suppliers in
these markets to have access to relevant market and consumer
information. SUS Smart Energy Retail-Lite is oriented towards
these markets - it has the ability to interact and process retail
business requirements and integrate them with the wholesale energy
A cloud-based, secure integrated solution, SUS Smart Energy Retail-Lite
handles all the key aspects of Energy Trading and Risk Management in
the context of distributing power to retail customers. As a completey
hosted solution, it eliminates the need for any IT resources, hardware
or software from the customer. Retail-Lite has the added
flexibility of being deployed on-premise should that be a customer
SUS Smart Energy Retail-Lite meets a long-felt industry need.
While many retail gas or power providers have attempted to force-fit
many of their requirements into vendor-supplied ETRM systems, most of
these systems lack key areas of functionality and ultimately necessitate
the use of additional systems or custom developed functionality.
"SUS Smart Energy Retail-Lite is one of the few vendor-supported
systems that can provide the explicit capabilities to directly bridge
the wholesale supply and retail portfolio divide for both natural gas
and electricity retail applications," says G Satish, Senior Vice
President at SUS. "SUS Smart Energy Retail-Lite provides retail
energy providers a systematic approach to reducing the number and
complexity of systems required to manage their business and reduce their
dependence on spreadsheets for a number of critical processes."
Retail energy is typically a low margin business because of competitive
pressures. To maintain lean operations, contain costs and streamline
processes with a tighter management control, a software solution focused
only on solving retail energy issues related to trading & risk
management, forecasting, billing and CRM is required and SUS Smart
Energy Retail-Lite meets that need.
SUS is formally launching SUS Smart Energy Retail-Lite at DistribuTECH
2013, the leading industry conference to be held at San Diego.
Retail-Lite is also featured in the SmartEd educational series to
be held at DistribuTECH at the SUS booth #829. More information about
SmartEd is available here.
About Smart Utility Systems
Smart Utility Systems is the global leader in products, solutions and
services to accelerate return on smart grid investments for the energy
and utility sector. Smart Utility Systems (SUS) offers Smart Hardware,
Smart Software Solutions and Consulting & Advisory Services to major
Energy & Utilities to support their Smart Grid initiatives like Customer
Engagement, Mobile Work Force, Cyber and Physical Security, Big Data
Management / Visualization among other areas.
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