Case Studies

Retail Centric Strategy Evaluation

Issue Our client, a large North America power company that has a presence in over twenty states, desired to pursue a more retail-centric strategy, and consolidate its Wholesale and Retail System Landscape into one platform to gain efficiencies and better align its system architecture to meet the business needs of its future portfolio. The current […]
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Allegro ETRM System Physical Gas Implementation

Issue Following the re-implementation of the Allegro ETRM system for trading refined petroleum products, our client, the physical energy trading subsidiary of a large, multi-national financial trading and investment firm, was then tasked with a second phase of the project to capture physical natural gas trading activity including trade entry, scheduling, actualizing, and […]
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Endur Power and Gas Upgrade

Issue MidDel Consulting was approached by a Northwestern Power and Gas utility to assist in upgrading the OpenLink Endur Energy Trading and Risk Management (“ETRM”) system, from version fourteen (“v14”) to version seventeen (“v17”), amidst significant market volatility and with an aggressive delivery window required to beat the end-of-year blackout period for any system changes. […]
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Scheduling and Pathing Support

Issue Our client, a West Coast energy utility company who serves a significant number of natural gas fired power generators and local distribution companies, had difficulty closing their books the prior year due to corrupt storage nominations and schedules. The client reached out to us to help them load and balance their ETRM […]
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In-House System Review and RFP Process

Issue Our client, a mid-sized retail power and gas company, requested that we review their existing internal systems to determine the viability of solutions and if there was cost justification to continue development. The annual development and support budget of their legacy systems was in excess of $1mm per year. Additionally, the client […]
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Refined Products Blending and Inventory Software Demo

Issue Our client, a large refined products blending company, implemented an ETRM system a number of years ago. The original software that was implemented failed to meet the needs around inventory valuation and reporting. This has resulted in manual work arounds for an extended period of time. The issue around blending and inventory […]
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ETRM Systems Consolidation

Issue Our client was seeking to consolidate ETRM systems, which would save thousands of dollars a year in license fees if they could migrate to one platform. They had integrated one system used by the front office for deal entry with another system that was being used by mid and back office for […]
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Retail Power Systems Assessment

Issue Our client, a retail electric provider, engaged MidDel Consulting to assess their current systems and processes landscape. MidDel was engaged to provide a recommended course of action to improve their systems capabilities, streamline current operations, and lay the foundation for future profitable growth. MidDel conducted top-down and bottom-up analyses by meeting with management and […]
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ETRM Demo Scripts

Issue Our client, a municipal electric provider, solicited a request for proposal to replace an outdated ETRM system to better manage their power portfolio. They had limited internal resources to manage the RFP process and required assistance in developing scripts for vendors to follow during webinar and onsite software demos. […]
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Retail Gas System Integration

Issue MidDel Consulting was approached by a large East Coast natural gas utility and marketing company to assist in integrating a newly acquired retail business into their existing systems. MidDel conducted a bottom-up analysis of their existing two-system solution, with interfaces moving data between their trade capture/scheduling system to their risk management/accounting system. MidDel was […]
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