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Part 1: In the first part of the 2 part blog series, we discuss the current challenges faced by Community Solar Service Providers including making sense to the customer. 

Community Solar: The Operational Challenges

The utility industry is evolving quickly in the advent of utility digitalization and evolving technology. In this blog we explore the expanding value of API Economy.

The Expanding API Economy for Utilities

The traditional CIS systems, do not have the ability to handle the complexity of rating and billing smart grid-based dynamic pricing. Hansen NirvanasoftCX Complex Billing Gateway addresses these challenges and delivers features for Solar Complex Billing.

Solving your complex billing gateway problem | Solar & beyond

Part 3: Advances in energy technologies are an increasing driving force in creating different customer and product dynamics. As customers attain new technologies it impacts how they interact with and consume power/energy. 

Energy Technologies

 

Some interesting thoughts from Peter Kelly-Detwiler to get you thinking on innovations, trends, and technologies that drive evolving energy markets, as we kick off 2019!

Innovations, trends, and technologies that drive evolving energy markets.

 

How Automation can improve your customers’ overall experience and loyalty.

How Automation Improves the Customer Experience.

 

From 1 July 2021, the National Energy Market (NEM) in Australia will be settled every five minutes.
With additional meter data to manage, market participants need to assess their current IT systems and determine if they’re capable of handling the increased data load. 

5 Minute Settlement: Are your systems ready for the increased data load?

 

Challenges Utilities face and what they can do to future-proof themselves.

Utilities: We Know We Need to Adapt. Where Do We Start?

 

Good User Interface increases user productivity, requires less training and makes users happier.  

When it comes to UI, One size does NOT fit all

 

Part 2 Customer Digital Engagement: radical transformation for utility business.

 

Customer Digital Engagement

Infrastructure investment in the Finnish grid means a new approach to energy.

The Evolution of Energy Infrastructure

How data driven eco-systems will create a brighter future for energy services.

The Rise of the Energy Data Eco-System

 

Security can’t ever go to sleep, and it never stands still.  Recently Scott Weir - CISO Hansen, shared some of his high-level thoughts about security at our North American Hansen Connect client event. 

Why we never feel secure about security

How smart cities need energy players to work intelligently together.

Smart Cities turn on the heat

 

Part 1 Drivers Towards the Cloud: Insights into why a cloud approach is adding benefits to business.

 

Migration to the Cloud

 

Hansen ICX 2018 was released last quarter and exemplifies Hansen Technologies commitment to Customer Experience.

What's new with the latest release of Hansen ICX

We sat down with Keshav Poudel, COO Dish Home Nepal and talked Pay-TV and delivering better experiences. 

Dish Home - Delivering better experiences

 

Energy and Utilities have been evolving to the point that rapid and continuous improvement is the norm. How do you approach change to benefit your organisation?

How do you approach change to deliver a powerful enabler to your business?

 

The future of energy can now be determined by advanced digital technologies that harness and analyze big data to better manage the demands of a changing industry. 

Why Data Predictive Analytics is key to Supplier success

 

How can utilities improve customer satisfaction by improving the user experience of their call centre software? 

 

User Experience for Enterprise Billing and Customer Care

The pace of change in energy, telco and media industries is increasing more than ever, with the evolving competitive and regulatory landscape.

Delivering Business Outcomes Faster using Agile

 

Vendor Spotlight Interview - Utility Market Connections sits down with John Baksa, Hansen Technologies President Americas, to discuss needs of the utility end user. 

 

Hansen and the Utility End User

Leading executives have recognized that really moving the needle on customer satisfaction requires a more ambitious effort—a transformation of the entire customer experience.

What's your experience?

Guy Tennant (Hansen's CTO) explains why diversity leads to more choices, the components that make up a bridge to the smart-grid and Hansen’s acquisition based growth over the last twenty plus years.

Gearing up for Growth

Customer Experience can mean many things to many people, but the common theme when you think about your experience when dealing with a company is the same, “How did it make me feel?”.

Living & breathing the Customer Experience so it is Part Of Your DNA

Public Utilities Fortnightly’s Steve Mitnick sits down with John Baksa, President North America Hansen Technologies.

Next Generation in Billing and Customer Care

Infographic detailing India-specific demographics are most affected by all these ARPU increasing initiatives.

The Winning Formula to Increase ARPU for Pay-TV Services - Infographic

The forecast for the Indian pay-TV ARPU is expected to increase by 10% for DTH and 12% for Cable. And so, the focus for a DTH operator in India has shifted to finding new ways to increase ARPU from its subscriber base.

The Winning Formula to Increase ARPU for Pay-TV Services - Part 2

India's pay-TV ARPU, or Average Revenue Per User, is among the lowest in the world. This is due to the pay-TV market being very crowded with many DTH and Cable operators and the government providing free DTH services.

The Winning Formula to Increase ARPU for Pay-TV Services - Part 1

Among all the electricity generation sources in the US, solar energy has had the fastest growth rate in the last decade with an average annual growth rate of 68%. Our thoughts on Community Solar in the US market.

Community Solar: Making clean power accessible

What are the 5 key expectations for today’s customer? How can an effective BSS solution sitting at the heart of the business provide world-class customer service they demand?

Putting BSS at the heart of your Digital Strategy

Hansen Connect North America 2017 was our first collective North America Customer Conference which took place in New York City in October last year. See what our clients had to say?

Hansen Connect – North America – 2017

As the new year begins, and the seasons festivities fade away we look back and think what was worth celebrating the year been?

New Year. New...Billing Software? Part 3

If a billing system is on your Christmas list here’s a guide to the top 5 criteria your billing platform must have.

Billing Software isn’t a stocking stuffer! Part 2

If you were to prepare your business Christmas wish list what would be on it?

All I want for Christmas is… new billing software? Part 1