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

“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


Business Need

Faced with imminent market deregulation in the French metropolitan electricity market, EDF wanted to analyze its customer data to the best of its ability.



Standardize group’s IT resources, through a robust business intelligence infrastructure.

Local data centers used to provide services to departmental operational reporting projects.

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.


Products & Services

Informatica PowerCenter

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

Success Stories

Southwest Power Pool

The Informatica Platform and data replication solution reduced typical analysis time from one day to 20 minutes.

Thames Water Utilities Ltd.

Improved decision-making by facilitating fast, accurate reporting with PowerCenter.


Vale delivered archived data compression rates averaging 95 percent, and saved $1 million annually in storage costs