Schneider Electric, renowned for its role in the digital transformation of energy management, automation, and sustainability, has unveiled its latest innovation – EcoStruxure Resource Advisor Copilot. This conversational AI tool is poised to empower business leaders by facilitating seamless interactions with their enterprise’s energy and sustainability data, enhancing the speed of decision-making.
Leveraging state-of-the-art Large Language Model technology, Schneider Electric has meticulously developed Copilot as a user-friendly digital companion integrated into Resource Advisor. Copilot equips energy and sustainability teams with augmented capabilities in data analysis, visualization, decision support, and performance optimization. It also enables effortless assimilation of intricate industry knowledge and Resource Advisor system information. A private beta rollout is scheduled for the coming month, with general availability anticipated in late 2023 or early 2024.
In the wake of the digital era and the burgeoning impact economy, organizations face novel challenges, underscoring the urgency of adopting digital solutions to manage environmental and social impacts effectively. With the introduction of Copilot, Resource Advisor users can effortlessly access data, generate visuals, and extract valuable insights. This streamlined approach minimizes the need for manual navigation and data analysis, allowing users to channel their efforts into strategic resource decisions.
Schneider Electric’s President of Sustainability Business, Steve Wilhite, remarked, “Building a sustainable, digital future means developing innovative, responsible tools to address today’s evolving decarbonization challenges head on. That means bringing ‘collaborative intelligence’ to life for the world’s biggest companies – simultaneously pairing cutting-edge technology with human expertise to deliver measurable outcomes.”
Resource Advisor Copilot marks the latest AI-powered enhancement by Schneider Electric’s Sustainability Business division, following previous introductions such as AI-enabled risk optimization, invoice validation services, and peak alert notifications. Additionally, every software solution within the Sustainability Business portfolio, including Zeigo Network, Zeigo Activate, and Zeigo Power, benefits from data science, machine learning, and AI automation.
Amy Cravens, Research Manager at International Data Corporation, hailed the launch of Resource Advisor Copilot as a significant milestone in Schneider Electric’s digital leadership. She noted, “The unique ability to interact with global data and expedite insights in real time will take their clients further, faster. With a strong history of integrating artificial intelligence into their products and services, Resource Advisor Copilot is poised for responsible and scalable impact for corporate sustainability strategies.”
Resource Advisor plays a pivotal role in helping clients navigate every facet of their resource management journey through an elevated AI lens. This encompasses emissions tracking, energy management, resource consumption reduction, ESG reporting, and carbon accounting. Schneider Electric’s commitment to sustainable solutions continues to drive innovation in the digital realm, reshaping the landscape of energy management and sustainability for businesses worldwide.