Électricité de France S.A. is the second largest French utility company. Headquartered in Paris, France, EDF operates a diverse portfolio of 120,000+ megawatts of generation capacity in Europe, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. EDF is one of the world’s largest producers of electricity.

Challenges

  • Prepare energy business for industry deregulation
  • Standardize group’s IT resources, through a robust business intelligence infrastructure
  • Local data centers used to provide services to departmental operational reporting projects
Informatica PowerCenter was a true asset in standardizing our system. We used it in all our data access, processing, and input tasks as well as the development of special applications.
— Charles Le Jossec
Department of System Architecture and Solutions
IT Division of EDF

Results

  • Resulted in immediate savings when developing special applications
  • Accelerated development of new applications
  • Led to long-term maintenance improvements
  • Introduced uniform interfacing of different resources

Technologies Used

  • Accesses, integrates, and delivers any and all data quickly and cost-effectively, without hand coding.