Location is a key component in the energy and infrastructure industry and geographic information is being used innovatively within geographical information systems (GIS) to provide business intelligence and integrate business processes.
Combining your data with our detailed mapping data will benefit your organisation in a number of ways, saving you money and time.
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By the end of 2019 the government requires gas and electricity suppliers to have completed the £11 billion rollout of smart meters across Great Britain. Our detailed location data can help to achieve a smarter grid system.
Use our digital mapping data to better control your asset management processes and develop a clear strategy. Such detailed geographic information will help you to identify the precise location of all your assets, assess risk effectively and reduce costs.
Change is one of few certainties in today's modern world, whether it is brought about by human activity or the forces of nature. Use our accurate location data to develop thorough contingency plans should emergency situations arise.
Over the last few years, the UK has faced a series of major emergencies such as the Buncefield Oil Depot explosion and the London bombings. Our location data can help you identify vulnerability to risk, measure consequences and manage impact on service provision.
Integrate our mapping data with your own data or that of third parties, and you'll be able to locate exactly where a customer is calling from or the area they are calling about – increasing the quality of your customer service offering.
Use our geographic information to provide a common, consistent framework for contingency planning and collaboration. It gives engineers the unique ability to model and assess a network from the office, by layering data onto the terrain.
The regulatory environment for utilities is incredibly complex. Geographic information helps you realise which location requires compliance with which regulations, and to understand how to respond to customers according to the appropriate rules.
An essential aspect of any planned or emergency work is getting the right materials, machinery and resources to a site within the shortest timeframe. This is where precise location data is vital to your productivity.
Accurate location data enables utility companies, local highways authorities and other bodies to plan and coordinate works more efficiently, and notify affected customers in plenty of time to avoid any reputational impact.