MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. & NAGOYA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bidgely and leading Japanese utility Chubu Electric Power are working together to become the first to bring residential disaggregation technology to Japan. The partnership is part of an enhanced customer engagement strategy underway at Chubu that seeks to incorporate innovative digital technologies into the utility’s service offerings.
Chubu is looking for ways to use smart meter data to develop new services for its consumers and believe that Bidgely has the right technology to both deepen customer engagement and enhance business intelligence.
“Demand for our disaggregation platform continues to accelerate across the globe, pulling Bidgely into new geographies and capturing the attention of preeminent utilities,” said Bidgely CEO Abhay Gupta. “Chubu’s proactive move toward a modern customer engagement platform ahead of the competition shows they are amongst the utilities that are evolving with the digital era, rather than falling behind the times. We look forward to a successful partnership and implementing new and innovative ways for Chubu to build lasting relationships with its customers.”
Bidgely’s market leading disaggregation platform will provide Chubu the possibility to offer its customers with a breakdown of energy usage by appliance on their electricity bill as well as personalized recommendations on how to become more energy efficient.
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About Chubu Electric Power
Chubu Electric Power Co., Inc. is Japan’s third-largest electric power company in power generation capacity, electric energy sold, operating revenues, and total assets. The company serves an area of nearly 39,000 square kilometers in five prefectures of central Japan and 16 million people.
Bidgely is transforming the way utility customers use energy. By combining the power of SaaS-based analytics with consumer-friendly Web and mobile applications, Bidgely provides personalized and actionable insights that help customers save energy and enable utilities to build enduring customer relationships. The company works with utilities serving residential customers worldwide. For more information, please visit www.bidgely.com or the Bidgely blog at bidgely.com/blog.