Energy Portfolio Management Solution From SAP Webcast
SAP provides an energy portfolio management solution to help utilities like yours cost-efficiently procure energy by tracking changes in customer behavior and consumption, changes in suppliers in deregulated markets, market price volatility, and supply risk. The software also addresses the limiting factors, such as risk guidelines for procurement, safe data management, and process security. Our new energy portfolio management solution, combined with the SAP ERP application, creates a high-value, cost-effective solution that can reduce risk and provide solid return on investment.
Energy portfolio management is a comprehensive solution for management of sales and procurement portfolios in the energy industry or energy-intensive companies. It is currently available for electricity but can be made available for gas on a project basis.
Energy suppliers or companies providing portfolio management services to energy suppliers.
Energy intensive such as large chemical companies
Competing in an energy market with aggressive price policies.
Hoping to use potential savings on procurement
Lacking sufficient transparency about existing supply and price risks
Disparate IT systems for billing and portfolio management
Multiple manual operational processes
Integrated solution of revision safe (deals, time series) management in an end-to-end sales process from SAP CRM
Integrated algorithms for the calculation of HPFC, split of open positions, value at risk etc.
Single customer prognosis based on comparison days
Automatic evening-up of open positions
Transparency on the risk structure of the portfolio
Transparency on the cost structure (transfer prices) of single sales portfolios/accounts
Limit monitor for individual determination of limits, and for the control of their utilization. Automatic notification of the portfolio manager via email in case of limit breaks
James Piacentino, North America Utilities Competence Center, SAP Americas
Guido Koth, Presales Senior Specialist, SAP