Energy & Utilities

Energy and utility companies are faced with a difficult environment they are constantly seeking new ways to innovate their approaches and strategies, and maximize efficiency in their use of assets.

Tefen supports the world's most successful Energy and Utility companies in developing business models that enhance customer value and improve efficiency. Using an array of capabilities, we support clients across multiple Energy sectors: Power & Utilities, Renewables, and Refining & Downstream fields.

From market trends and competitive analysis, Operations Excellence implementation, business modeling and financial planning – to marketing and sales innovation, we work side-by-side with our clients to address the most pressing business issues with a constant focus on the sustainability of bottom line results.

We work with clients from the following Energy fields:

Power & Utilities

We support our customers in the Power & Utilities sector from Strategy and Innovation planning, through Operational Excellence, to the business execution.

Our vast fields of expertise include:

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Strategy & Innovation

• Business strategy design
• New products and services
• Internationalization plans
• M&A and post M&A programs
• Start-up business planning

Operational Excellence

• Lean operations
• Transformational programs
• CRM processes optimization
• Procurement strategies
• Logistic network redesign
• Performance potential benchmark
• "Zero based” and fixed cost reduction
• Environmental operating model review

Sales & Marketing Excellence

• Commercial and pricing strategies
• Customer experience & retention
• Multichannel marketing
• Digital marketing

Market & Energy Management

• Risk management models
• Trading strategies
• Energy management model optimization
• Energy management re-organization and process redesign
• Performance improvement

Renewables

Thanks to years of experience in Renewables, we have the capabilities to help our clients face different business needs in three major fields: 

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Financial Operations

  • Due Diligence: Perform Operational assessment to understand and quantify additional value generation opportunities from the deal
  • Post M&A Integration: Process redesign and reorganization to ensure business continuity, and support to identify and capture strategic and operational synergies.
  • Asset Class Operations: Business planning, operational and legal support to the set-up of asset-class deals in the solar business

Asset Management – O&M Optimization

  • Cost-effectiveness evaluation of site maintenance activities
  • Definition and hands-on support to contract renegotiation and supplier scouting
  • Scouting and strategic evaluation of O&M service firms for acquisition/merger
  • Support for set-up of insourced O&M units

Operations & Maintenance – Asset Performance Excellence

  • Benchmark & analysis of the asset performance (e.g. availability, downtime)
  • Launch and execution of performance continuous improvement programs
  • Design of optimized performance management models (organization, processes and tools)

We also provide Risk Assessment, including gap performance analysis, definition of business impact and identification of mitigation actions (processes, tools, and more). 

Moreover, we perform cost structure examination, and synergies and cost savings opportunities identification.

Refining & Downstream

Tefen’s capabilities in the Refining industry spans along the entire value chain.

We support our clients with handling Risk Management, Strategic Planning and Scenarios Management. This includes various fields of expertise:

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Margin Enhancement: Commercial optimization, Supply optimization and Assessing trading value

Asset Potential Development: Evaluation of technology and development, Plant availability increase, Business development

Process Unit Optimization: Short-term production planning, Plant capacity, optimization, Processes optimization, Quality assurance, Yields

Cash Fixed Cost: Zero based budgeting, Addressing major fixed cost items, Structure and organizational redesign, Procurement and materials, Capital investment effectiveness, Waste management

Cash Variable Cost: Fuel efficiency, Selection and procurement efficiency

Working Capital: Hydrocarbon and non-HC, Stock management, Inventory levels, ageing, usage and re-ordering

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