Siemens introduces utility software solution for flexible, scalable distributed energy management

Siemens’ new Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) provides utilities with entire scope from planning to market forecasting and energy management


Tuesday, January 31, 2017 10:38 am EST


San Diego, CA

Siemens has introduced its Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) as a cross-platform solution for more flexible and scalable management of distributed energy resources. The new solution includes tools that provide data and visibility across the energy system, from distribution grid planning to market forecasting, for more effective management of existing and adoption of distributed energy resources. The solution also features customer-centric applications that allow utilities to better define, forecast and control customer-owned distributed energy resources across their territory, enabling customers to become energy “prosumers”.

“Siemens’ new DERMS solution has been engineered to be the industry’s most integrated and comprehensive system allowing utilities to manage every part of the energy journey, whether that’s in the planning stages, market forecasting or customer engagement,” said Mike Carlson, president of Siemens Digital Grid, North America. “Our goal is to take a holistic view of how software can help support a utility’s transition to a distributed energy future that makes economic sense, enables their customers to become true “prosumers”, and ensures power delivery remains reliable.” 

Siemens’ Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS) is a combination of industry-leading planning, operations, and customer-facing platforms seamlessly integrated to solve the multi-facet challenge of managing distributed energy resources.

Siemens’ DERMS features advanced distribution control center functionalities that provide insight to the entire power system state, operations planning to define how the system should be operated in the coming days and weeks,  and customer oriented applications that define, aggregate, forecast, settle and control customer-owned distributed energy installations within a utility’s service territory. These applications improve system reliability and outage restoration and increase automation, communication and analytic capabilities across the system through advanced data management processes. 

Siemens Digital Grid partners with leading utilities and industrial energy consumers worldwide to provide expertise and innovative technologies. In North America, Digital Grid has worked with more than 1,000 energy customers to deliver proven solutions and services that improve operational efficiencies, enhance reliability and resiliency, and empower consumers to better manage their energy use.

To learn more about Siemens’ Distributed Energy Resource Management System (DERMS), please visit

DistribuTECH 2017 attendees are invited to visit Siemens in booth 3113.


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Siemens Corporation is a U.S. subsidiary of Siemens AG, a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. With approximately 351,000 employees in 190 countries, Siemens reported worldwide revenue of $88.1 billion in fiscal 2016. Siemens in the USA reported revenue of $23.7 billion, including $5.4 billion in exports, and employs approximately 50,000 people throughout all 50 states and Puerto Rico.