Connected Energy for a Smart Future

Smart devices, shrinking price & size of sensors, advanced connectivity, e-commerce, and machine-to-machine (M2M) communication are creating new opportunities and business models in the energy industry. A strategic technology partner is needed to help you transform, modernize, and integrate existing solutions and build new capabilities faster and cheaper. With its end-to-end capabilities and services, HARMAN is ideally placed to address this gap and deliver smarter energy ecosystem – smart grid operations, integrated utility, and efficient home energy management.

Transformation through the value chain

DRIVERS

DRIVERS

Evolving Customer Expectations for greater control over the amount and timing of the energy they use and expect differentiated services. Alternate Energy On The Rise in the form of solar and sustainable energy Innovative and Pervasive Digital Technologies that could provide high-performance computing at low costs New Business Models: Emergence of dynamic pricing, distributed power generation, smart meter, etc. is making utilities rethink their role in value chain

TRENDS

TRENDS

Smart Grids: Transition from one-way grid to the decentralized, interconnected two-way system in underway. Distributed Generation: Utilities are taking a direct role in supplying distributed generation to their customers Energy Analytics - Analysis of smart grid information requires advanced analytic solutions. Dynamic Pricing: Smart grid adoption enable pricing to reflect the variable supply costs.

CHALLENGES

CHALLENGES

Old Infrastructure Complexity as 60% of electric grid assets cannot support next gen services Regulations, security and compliance are perpetually changing. Data integration with business systems: Integrating data from connected devices from smart meters, grids, and employees and into existing corporate business systems such as ERP, CRM, BPM

Connected Energy As A Service

Single cloud based platform to unify Internet of Things – Smart devices and systems, connectivity, data, and analytics and automation – to make grids scalable and smart.

SMART GRID AS A SERVICE

SMART GRID AS A SERVICE

A cloud based smart grid gateway integrated to SCADA.

Operationalize advanced distribution management and outage management systems

Derive insights from AMI operations to optimize smart meter deployment and n/w ops 

Predict outages and asset failures for predictive maintenance and condition monitoring

Field Force enablement through integration of work information with other impacted systems to provide real-time access to information and mobile solution deployment.

 

CONNECTED UTILITY INTEGRATION AS A SERVICE

UTILITY INTEGRATION AS A SERVICE

Meter data management and system (MDMS) integration and data transformation services for utilities specifically for billing and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) data.
Features

  • A middle layer between Utility & MDMS suite to address billing and AMI data
  • Provide pre-packaged common billing determinants and common invoice templates to be reused
  • Provide simple, flexible, intuitive and self learning data transformation mapping tool
  • Reconfigurable mapping options to work with custom MDMS.
  • Provide pre-packaged & pre-configured installable client interface.

CONNECTED HOME ENERGY MANAGEMENT AS A SERVICE

HOME ENERGY MANAGEMENT (HEM) AS A SERVICE

User friendly and interactive solution for Home Energy Management to analyze and understand energy consumption, appliance usage and to send proactive and retrospective alerts & notifications.
Features

  • Customers’ view of their energy consumption data
  • Energy consumption in comparison to user groups (post code area, family/friends, etc.).
  • Appliance usage profiling for understanding appliance consumption vs. its rating
  • Pro-active notifications via digital channels - mobile app, email/SMS/IHD messaging
  • Social Media Integration – Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc.

SOFTWARE UPDATE MANAGEMENT FOR CONNECTED ENERGY

HARMAN OTA Software Update Management enables comprehensive management of any and all connected devices either directly or via a smartphone companion app. Connected devices are monitored, configured and updated OTA using update technology that has a 100% track record on more than 2 billion devices. Manage and update securely and efficiently any device no matter the OS, chipset, available device resources or network connectivity.

MOBILE SOLUTIONS FOR AUTOMOTIVE

Product Features

  • Efficient – Small delta results in the most efficient solution for updating software
  • Interoperable – Supports Android, Tizen, Linux and Brew operating systems; Zigbee, Bluetooth-LE, WiFi, Cellular and PLC networks
  • Industry Standards -  Complies with OMA-DM and AllJoyn
  • Flexible – Management client can be installed directly on the wearable device or on a partner device
  • Comprehensive - Remote device configuration & settings analysis and management
  • Secure – Adhering to the principles of AACI – Authentication, Authorization, Confidentiality and Integrity

 

INSIGHTS

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Big Data Aggregation and Reporting

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