Accenture has agreed to acquire Structure, a provider of consulting, system integration and customised solutions and services to energy and utilities clients.
This deal will expand and enhance Accenture’s deep experience and capabilities in smart grid solutions, especially grid operations, as well as energy commodity trading and risk management (CTRM).
Advanced distribution management systems and automation solutions will be deployed to improve outage management and grid analytics. The plan will also combine Structure’s market operations and commodities trading services with Accenture’s capabilities in digital asset management, helping clients to optimise their commercial positions.
The combination will provide a comprehensive end-to-end solutions and services to support the integration of operation technologies with IT systems, forging a path toward a smarter, more digital grid.