China Gas Holdings has selected Baidu to drive digital and intelligent transformation in the energy and power sector with innovative solutions based on Baidu AI Cloud.
The contract size of the first stage of their partnership is RMB 936 million yuan. Baidu said it will speed up China Gas’ move to the cloud and use its AI to build applications including smart monitoring, smart scheduling, gas usage prediction, and smart customer services.
China Gas has its sights set beyond gas to new AI technologies and services for public benefit, said Yong Huang, executive president of China Gas.
Haifeng Wang, Baidu’s Chief Technology Officer, said: “Baidu AI will leverage its competitive advantages to enable digital transformation, accelerate intelligent upgrades, and empower thousands of industries that drive the national economy.”