Israel Electric Corporation awards IT services contract to Accenture


Tel Aviv, Israel and New York, NY, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — March 18, 2011 – Israel Electric Corporation (IEC), Israel’s monopoly power supplier, has awarded a two-year IT services contract to Accenture, under which the company will provide guidance and support on six projects covering roadmaps, application systems, a smart electrical grid, business intelligence, enterprise architecture and business continuity.

Accenture will support IEC in all phases of the projects from project planning to implementation, including selecting suppliers and designing quality control processes.
The projects form part of IEC’s IT master plan designed to enable IEC to provide a more efficient service to consumers, introduce new technological innovations across the company and enhance the safety and reliability of the electricity distribution network.
“The IT master plan for the years 2010-2015 is an ambitious plan which will provide IEC advanced IT and communications systems that fit the needs of an organization of this magnitude and importance to the national economy,” commented Yossi Shnek, CIO of IEC.