New digital help guide launched
Everything you need to know about our products and services. Now available as a rather useful tool in the Hub.
Added Custom Reporting
Users can now use approximately 15 additional customer reports, ranging from energy usage, a list of sites in the portfolio to a comprehensive bill validation summary.
Delivered additional usability and workflow functionality to speed up the management of bill validation. Added invoice templates so that customers can customise their own invoices.
Added metering SLA report and enhanced metering exception reporting
Deployed service level reports managing missing data and faulty meters and enhanced exception reporting so customers can clearly identify missing data patterns and share with metering agents.
Combined all source code to create a uniformed cloud based product
Combined generation, billing, budegting and validation into a single code base.
Creation of EDI file uploader and first iteration of manual bill uploads
Allows users to upload their own EDI files for gas and power as well as manual/non contract bills.
Implemented first budget management system comparing actuals versus budgeted numbers on either a group or site by site basis.
Announced new blockchain initiative with Microsoft
Released news of our exciting work with Microsoft on how blockchain can be used in the energy market.
First deployment of ad hoc processes
Deployed Change of Tenancy (COT) functionality in the system with automated emails for gas and electricity suppliers.
Deployed automated credit note matching
Introduced automated ‘credit note matching’, to match off disputes and invoice issues from previous months.
Deployed groups and sub-groups / custom fields
To add additional static data for reports and the payment file customers can apportion invoices and meter data reads to a specific group and set of sub groups such as propoerty type or cost code.
Released Gas bill validation engine
Deployed gas bill validation engine handling EDI files, monthly price uploads and creating automated processing of gas bills
Commenced Reading of Electralink metering messages
Added functionality to read metering messages directly for electricity industry flows so billable customers get a more accurate meter read.
First release of new payment file formats allowing straight through processing of payment files to third party payment systems such as Coupa as well as the creation of generic payment files for remittance purposes
Commenced integration of generation and consumption meters
Deployed meters for generation and consumption allowing the user to handle negative and positive usage patterns in the same system
Platform as a service released eliminating the need to run virtual machines, leveraging Microsoft info security for PaaS application and simplifying support and maintenance, release process
Multi-factor Authentication Introduced
Multi-factor authentication introduced for increased application security, requiring customers and partners to require a passcode to access their products.
Additional useability changes
Several key changes for useability across CRM, Metering, Billing & Trading as requested by our ever growing great customers.
Re-platformed Utilidex | Hub
Re-platformed technology to take advantage of IoT, Machine Learning & AI, positioning the company for the next tech evolution.
Integrated Billing & Trading
Allows customers to view imbalance charges, book trades against book structures and then automatically calculate bills which include energy & imbalance/residual costs.
Making Energy Investment Business Cases Easier
New way to analyse Half Hourly costs, makes saving energy easier
Industries first Digital Assistant (Codename Hector)
Utilidex unveils Hector at the Utilidex | Summer Event
Trade by baskets/strategies
View positions, and book trade against baskets/trade strategies
New Metering Heat Map
New Metering Heatmap makes it easier to spot missing data
User Management Framework
User Management framework allows you to control who sees what in the Hub
Support for Complex Trading Arrangements
Provides new deal templates for Energy Purchasing (covering complex instruments)
Adds Import/Export Metering
Provides support for Import/Export metering
Introduced new Excel App
Releases new Excel App to make it easier to get market & customer data
Significantly increased Development Capacity
Reduces time to market for developments, with introduction of DevOps
Hub is Born
Starts the journey to the “Hub” letting suppliers & metering companies log in
Gas Billing Introduced
Extends billing system to cover Gas
Introduces a new PaaS architecture to increase scalability & reliability
Extends trading system to cover Power
Provides integration capability for financial accounting systems
New Billing Engine
Introduces new billing engine, with complex tariffs, HH Metering in Power
Energy | News Service
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