As businesses adopt a more strategic approach to enterprise energy management, the need for increased energy insight is growing. Corporations and analysts alike are evaluating energy management software, considering key differentiators such as open architecture, scalability, system and device integration, and analytical capabilities. Among the companies earning praise is Schneider Electric™.
Users can capture, analyze, and act upon enterprise-wide energy data
With 170+ years of energy and business experience, Schneider Electric has channelled its considerable know-how into a comprehensive software portfolio, StruxureWare™ software applications and suites. These integrated applications and suites enable users to capture, analyze, and act upon enterprise-wide energy and other resource data. Interoperability with third-party and legacy offers, a scalable platform, and consistent user experience meet key customer requirements. As a result, Schneider Electric has earned a position among the leaders in energy management software in the 2013 Green Quadrant® Energy Management (Global) Report produced by independent analyst firm Verdantix.
Best placed to help firms identify inefficiencies and monitor performance
In the Verdantix study, StruxureWare Resource Advisor achieved best-in-class scores for energy procurement and on-site energy generation project planning, while StruxureWare Energy Operation was a clear winner for industrial and manufacturing plant data capture. The software’s energy monitoring and targeting capabilities put Schneider Electric among companies “best placed to help firms identify inefficiencies, set appropriate targets, and monitor performance,” the report stated.
Customer experiences reflect similar success
- An entertainment venue company realized greater than 100% ROI by streamlining data collection and energy reporting with Resource Advisor.
- By analyzing energy data via Energy Operation, a retail chain uncovered significant savings opportunities: $78,000 in three stores alone.
- A 100-year-old industrial controls business used Resource Advisor to achieve 100% visibility and accountability for sustainability data in its 300 sites across 80+ countries.