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2019

Tekniska verken in Linköping extend existing agreement with Props Utility Solutions (Props) by ordering additional system solutions and services in addition to already ordered customer management and invoicing systems.

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2019


Swedish district heating- and cooling company Södertörns Fjärrvärme chooses billing system ProBill from Props for component mgt, metering data mgt and flexible invoicing.

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2019


Falkenberg Energi chooses ProBill as the new customer info system, for invoicing, change-of-supplier mgt, customer mgt and microproduction mgt.

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Service provider uClearing selects Props as supplier of systems to enable the services "Common Nordic retail market" and "Supplier-centric business model".

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2019

Tekniska verken in Linköping extend existing agreement with Props Utility Solutions (Props) by ordering additional system solutions and services in addition to already ordered customer management and invoicing systems.

Sinfra (Svensk Inköpscentral för Infrastruktur Ekonomisk förening) has chosen the Swedish system supplier Props Utility Solutions (Props) for signing of framework agreement regarding Metering data management system and Metering database. The agreement provides the opportunity for Sinfra's 200+ member companies to, without further public procurement process, buy the system solution "ProBase" from Props for automated and flexible metering data management, metering database system solution, integration with surrounding systems, applying advanced business and decision logics, etc.


After extensive procurement process, a newly started Swedish owned electricity dealer chooses the automated, flexible and future-proofed ProBill billing solution from Props, for advanced invoicing, handling of sales information, change-of-supplier management, metering data management and modern customer service management.

Swedish company Södertörns Fjärrvärme chooses the system solution ProBill from Props Utility Solutions (Props) for metering and component management, validation of metering data and charging of its district heating- and district cooling operations. In the procurement, Södertörn Fjärrvärme has searched for a supplier having a high delivery capacity and which in a very short time can implement a flexible standard system solution that can meet the procurement requirements for (among other things) advanced analysis and calculation functions combined with automation and high quality assurance.

Privately owned Swedish electricity dealer chooses the automated and future-proofed ProBill billing solution from Props, for advanced invoicing, handling of sales information, supplier exchange process, metering data management, flexible contract management and customer service.

Swedish utility company Falkenberg Energi chooses Props Utility Solutions (Props) as supplier of new customer information systems, for invoicing, change-of-supplier management, customer management and microproduction management. In the procurement, Falkenberg Energi has searched for a supplier having a high delivery capacity and capability to deliver/implement a standard system solution that meets both legal requirements and set target goals: flexibility, new business opportunities, automation, quality assurance and high usability in a future-proofed architecture. The ProBill solution from Props will handle invoicing for electricity networks, electricity dealing, district heating and general invoicing.



2018

Another Swedish utility company signs contract with Utility Clearing House (uClearing) stating uClearing will take care of all data, communication, format management, and control- and management of connections to- and from the upcoming electricity hub in Sweden. uClearing's functional and system solutions for this are delivered to 100% of Props.

Swedish energy company orders the billing solution ProBill from Props, which also includes automated -sales management, -supplier exchange management, -measurement value management, and also 100% automated EDI management. The buyer chooses to use the service provider Utility Clearing House (uClearing) for operations and back office, which means that the Swedish energy company's own personnel resources can be kept to a minimum while both data and processes are managed and quality assured by uClearing's staff.

Swedish company with operations within VA and district heating chooses the ProBill billing solution from Props when they now also start up electricity operations.

Following customary public procurement, Jönköping Energi chooses CRM solution from Lime, and the ProBill billing solution from Props is included as an option in the deal.

Another privately owned Swedish electricity dealer orders the automated and future-proofed ProBill billing solution from Props, for managing sales information, supplier exchange process, metering data management, flexible contract management, customer service and invoicing.

A Norwegian energy group chooses the billing solution ProBill for yet another of its Norwegian utility (electricity) companies. In Norway, ProBill communicates with the Norwegian electric hub since long.

Tekniska verken in Linköping chooses the Swedish system provider Props Utility Solutions (Props) as the supplier of the ProBill solution for customer management and billing. In the procurement, Tekniska verken has sought a secure standard solution that meets both legal requirements and set targets: new business opportunities, automation, control (traceability, quality assurance and internal control) in a future-assured architecture. The ProBill solution from Props will handle ten companies that are linked to Tekniska verken, including Bixia for electricity and Utsikt för broadband, as well as the entities electricity network, district heating, district cooling, steam, water & sewage and rents.
For more information, please contact:
   Klas Gustafsson, Vice President, Tekniska verken in Linköping, +46 13 20 82 17, klas.gustafsson@tekniskaverken.se
   Håkan Angelström, CEO, Props Utility Solutions, +46 70 710 79 15, hakan.angelstrom@props.se

Two (2) more Swedish utility companies choose billing solution ProBill from Props, including automated sales data management, supplier change process management, complete metering data management, etc. Both the Swedish companies choose to get all ProBill functions delivered as complete services from the European service provider Utility Clearing House (uClearing), enabling the Swedish buyers' own staff resources to be kept to a minimum while both data and processes are quality assured by uClearing's staff.

One more Finnish utility company chooses to order billing solution ProBill from Props, including automated sales data management, supplier change process management, complete metering data management, etc.




2017

Props can proudly announce that we have been appointed "Di Gasell Company 2017"! The award was established in 2000 by Swedish financial newspaper "Dagens Industri", to annually designate and pay attention to Sweden's fastest, organically growing and profitable company. Dagens Industri writes to Props; "Your company is one of Sweden's fastest growing and most profitable! As a Gasell Company you are one of Sweden's heroes. You create jobs for people, you drive growth and inspire others to follow your footsteps. Therefore, we want to celebrate and highlight your efforts and make you continue to move forward. "

Another Swedish energy company chooses to replace its current billing system with the "ProBill" billing solution from Props. In addition to delivery and setup of complete billing processes, the delivery also includes sales management, supplier change process management, complete metering data management, and migration from the replaced solution.

During the summer, a newly established Swedish energy company decides to choose "ProBill" from Props, for complete management of sales data, supplier change management, metering data management, invoicing, etc. The agreement includes operation, monitoring, etc. via Props' partner Utility Clearing House (uClearing), which also helps with quality assurance of sales data.

In January 2017 the Norwegian Hub ("
Elhub") approves Swedish billing system ProBill. After extensive testing against the Norwegian centralized Elhub both Props' billing system ProBill and our Norwegian customers are authorized under "Operator Certification M5" against Norwegian Elhub. Of course, the tests for both system and utility supplier were completed and approved (Jan 2017) in advance of the deadline set by Elhub (1/3 2017).



2016

The billing system ProBill now includes 100% automatic handling of settlement reports also for eSett, as required for Nordic Balance Settlement (NBS). The system automatically manages the two parallel flows to eSett and SvK (Svenska Kraftnät), and when it's time, it is only for the respective grid owners to turn off the old settlement reports to SvK.

In September 2016 Swedish utility company Svekraft decides to switch to billing solution ProBill. Svekraft chooses to get all ProBill functions delivered as a complete service from the European service provider Utility Clearing House (uClearing), enabling Svekraft's own staff resources to be kept to a minimum while both data and processes are quality assured by uClearing's staff.

One more Norwegian utility company has chosen ProBill for complete supplier switching, data management and billing management. Now three (3) Norwegian companies have choosen ProBill.

April 2016 starts with yet another Norwegian energy supplier choosing billing system ProBill from Props - for the Norwegian market. The supply includes data quality management. data supervision, and invoicing management via Props' partner Utility Clearing House (uClearing). uClearing is also supplying the services "Sales Data Quality Assurance".

During the spring 2016 Props' system ProBill has been approved by the Norwegian Ediel portal.

Another procurement process is completed in March, and one more energy supplier chooses billing system ProBill from Props - for the Swedish market. The supply includes back office, data supervision, and invoicing management via Props' partner Utility Clearing House (uClearing). uClearing is also supplying the services "Sales Data Quality Assurance" and the fully automated "Supplementation of plant- and customer data".

Props is proud to partner with Microsoft, and we therefore work with the latest versions and technologies from Microsoft. Currently this means e.g. that our billing solution ProBill is compatible with;
   Database: SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2014, SQL Server 2016
   Server-OS: Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2
   Client-OS (win32 application): Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10


Utility Clearing House (uClearing) is launching the service "ProCheck", which is a fully automated service for supplementation of plant-, supplier-, and customer data. The system creating the ProCheck services is developed by Props for uClearing, and is immediately after launch being used for the Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian markets. Any utility supplier is welcome to use the ProCheck services, via flexible data connection to Props' partner uClearing. Utility suppliers interested in using the uClearing services can contact the uClearing management via thise-mail link.

One more utility grid company signs up for billing system ProBill from Props

An international quality assurance company working within utility and pension management chooses metering database ProBase for collection of sales information (from multiple sales companies), data quality assurance, supplementing of data/information, and distribution of quality assured data to international utility- and pension management companies (multiple receiving companies).



2015

Another procurement process is completed in November, and one more energy company chooses billing system ProBill from Props - for the Norwegian market.

Three (3) separate procurement processes results in three more energy companies ordering billing system ProBill from Props during September 2015. The three companies are active in Sweden, Finland and internationally (Sweden / Finland).

It is now official news that the municipal company C4 Technology (Kristianstad, Sweden) has chosen to implement ProBill, the billing solution for energy companies.

In May 2015, two (2) start-up utility suppliers with strong expansion in Sweden decided to sign contracts for billing solution ProBill from Props. For one of the companies delivery is managed via service supplier Utility Clearing House, which will use Props' solutions in order to deliver services within the areas of e.g. quality assurance of sales information, automated change of supplier, metering data management, billing, etc.

A major energy company in southern Sweden, which already have billing solution ProBill for invoicing of utility network and district heating, selects Props' billing system also to its electricity supply company.

The service provider Utility Clearing House selects Props as supplier of systems to enable the services Billing and Data Management for European energy companies, including also services for "Nordic retail market" and "Customer-centric business model".



2014 and older

SverigesEnergi selects billing solution ProBill, for the complete management of supplier changes, metering management, billing and customer care.

Sundsvall Energi implements billing solution ProBill for handling of customers, supplier switching, contracts, billing and customer service.

Quality and sales support system ProSales implemented at KonsumentEl in Sweden and at 220 Energia in Finland.

Props expands and opens new headquarters in Stockholm and an office in Dubai.

Another Swedish electricity grid selects billing solution ProBill, for the complete management of welcome letters, supplier changes, metering management, billing and customer care.

Medium-sized Swedish electricity grid company chooses metering database ProBase from Props.

The Finnish energy company Suomen Energiayhtiö Oy ("SEY") and a large Swedish energy company chooses to implement the Swedish metering database "ProBase" for efficient and flexible metering management.

Internationalization continues to Swedish system provider Props, and Polish energy company "Sep" (Spolka Energetyczna w Polsce) selects billing solution ProBill from Props.

After a thorough review of the market has now also Finnish energy company "220 Energia Oy" chosen to implement customer information system ProBill from Swedish Props Utility Solutions.

Landskrona Energi implements customer information system ProBill from Props.

SEVAB Strängnäs Energi AB chooses component registry ProComp from Props to manage and streamline the legal verification of meters and equipment.

Even St1 Energy Norge implements billing solution ProBill from Props for automatically retrieving external assessment base (currency, temperatures, world prices, international holidays, etc.) and advanced pricing for eg fuel and fuel.

Mariestad, Toreboda Energi AB orders metareing database ProBase from Props for flexible management of hourly and measured values to/from other network owners (EDI).

St1 Energy (owners of Swedish Shell) implements billing solution ProBill from Props.

Eskilstuna Energy & Miljö AB (EEM), selects the component registry ProComp from Props to manage the statutory verification of the meters.

The automatic and independent supplier switching module ProChange is now also installed at another Swedish electricity supplier, this time in the North.

The complete metering database ProBase is now installed at another large northern supplier. The delivery also includes automatic functions for converting from monthly readings to hourly values.

Another Swedish energy company implements metering ProBase from Props.

Härnösand Energi AB (HEMAB) orders metering database ProBase from Props.

Strängnäs Energi AB (SEVAB) replace their existing billing system (Lettera) and in connection therewith orders metering database ProBase from Props to manage integration with the new billing system.

Mariestad Töreboda Energi orders component registry ProComp from Props.

System ProChange now also handles supplier changes in Finland (two different energy companies) and Spain (one company). As with existing ProChange installations in Sweden the process is 100% automatic!

According to the latest statistics switching solution ProChange from Props is now handled twenty percent (20%) of all Swedish supplier changes.

In international competition, Swedish billing system ProBill from Props is selected by the Spanish energy company CESEL for immediate implementation.
 
Medium-sized Swedish energy company with a primary focus on business customers are replacing their existing customer information and billing system ("Elvira") to the billing system ProBill from Props.
 
The Finnish energy company Suomen Energiayhtiö Oy orders ProChange for automatic management of supplier switching and ProPilot for all handling of data flows (EDI).

Härjeåns Net chooses to implement component information system ProComp from Props for getting easy, advanced and flexible control & management of the meters and the equipment installed in their network.

Another energy company orders solution from Props for handling of "unmeasured lighting".

Härnösand Energi & Miljö orders mediation device ProPilot from Props to get flexible and advanced control over the collection, interpolation, conversion and distribution of hourly values and measured values.

Another two (2) energy companies selects the billing system ProBill from Props. Deliveries from Props include complete management of metrics, supplier changes, EDI processing, etc.

The electricity supplier Ingetextra.se chooses the billing system ProBill.

Another implementation of Props' billing solution ProBill at a Swedish energy supplier. ProBill replaces an existing Lettera platform (CGI / Logica) and will handle more than 130,000 customers.

Another two electric companies chooses to make use of Props mediation device ProPilot to keep the mapping system and support systems updated with current construction and customer information from the billing system.

Large Swedish energy company chooses the flexible billing solution "ProBill" from Props.

Härjeåns Nät selects ProPilot from Props to manage, convert and distribute readings and hourly data from ELIN, Command Center and Avalon X-base.

Strängnäs Energi AB (SEVAB), selects ProPilot from Props to manage and distribute the collected metrics and hourly values. SEVAB also chooses to implement the standalone metering database ProBase from Props.

In international competition, the Belgian company Greater Than SA selects Props' mediation device ProPilot for the collection, format conversion and distribution of the company's large amount of measured values.

Mariestad Toreboda Energi AB selects Props as a supplier of billing solution "ProBill", with integration with CS Transmission from Computer Service AB.

Eskilstuna Energi & Miljö chooses ProComp from Props as a component directory / technical registers.

Mediation Device ProPilot to British Telecom for the coordination and management of data from seven (7) countries.nder.