Melbourne, VIC, March, 2017
The operator of one of Australia's largest electricity networks,
Essential Energy, has selected the Copperleaf C55 decision
analytics solution to support its investment planning and
A NSW Government-owned corporation, Essential Energy delivers
essential network services to more than 800,000 homes and
businesses across 95 per cent of NSW and parts of southern
With a focus on continuously improving safety performance,
operating at best industry practice, and minimising network charges
to customers, Essential Energy recognised an opportunity to enhance
its ability to optimise capital projects, manage risk, and meet
regulatory and customer driven performance targets.
Copperleaf C55 provided a solution that will allow them to
identify the optimal set of investments and timing that deliver the
greatest value to the organisation across multiple portfolios.
"The energy industry in Australia is undergoing significant
change with an increasing need to improve efficiency and Essential
Energy needs to meet that challenge," said Essential Energy's
Acting General Manager, Asset Management, Paul Brazier. "Having
such a large geographical footprint it is imperative that we manage
our assets as effectively and efficiently as possible."
CEO of Copperleaf, Judi Hess, said she was excited to welcome
Essential Energy to the growing community of companies using
Copperleaf solutions in Australia and around the world.
"This highlights the increasing demand in the Australian market
for decision analytics, and is in recognition of C55's unique
ability to help leading energy companies proactively manage risk
and improve their overall performance by selecting the optimal set
"We are honored to have been selected by Essential Energy and
look forward to working together with our partner ARMS Reliability
to help Essential Energy achieve its goals.
"We are thrilled to see asset investment planning gaining such
momentum in the Australian power utilities industry. Essential
Energy marks the third electricity organisation where we will
support the implementation of Copperleaf's C55 solution," said
Jason Apps, CEO of ARMS Reliability. "Our team looks forward to
supporting Essential Energy in their mission to optimise
investments, maximise value and deliver reliable and sustainable
power across Australia."
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About ARMS Reliability
ARMS Reliability is a global consulting firm, helping some of
the world's largest resource, utility and power generation
companies to achieve business goals through effective asset
management and improvements in operational productivity.
At the forefront of asset management strategies and technology,
our expertise, methods and tools empower clients to make proactive
asset investment and management decisions that optimise capital
expenditure, plant maintenance, reliability and availability at
minimal cost and risk.
About Copperleaf Technologies
Copperleaf provides decision analytics to companies managing
critical infrastructure. Our enterprise software solutions leverage
operational and financial data to help clients make investment
decisions that deliver the highest business value. In 2016,
Canadian Businessnamed Copperleaf one of Canada's top 20
Fastest-Growing Software Companies. Copperleaf actively
participates in the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) and the ISO
55000 standards committee. Headquartered in Vancouver, our
solutions are distributed and supported by regional staff and
partners worldwide. We are committed to building a better world,
one decision at a time. www.copperleaf.com.
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