E.ON New Build & Technology GmbH—global unit of the world’s
largest, investor-owned utility company, Germany’s E.ON SE—is a leading
engineering and construction firm. The company unites excellence in project
management, project delivery, and engineering to support the entire E.ON Group
with advanced engineering services and technology competence. E.ON New Build
& Technology is engineering a cleaner and better future for E.ON by
delivering world-class solutions that it has seen through, from ideas to
reality. E.ON New Build & Technology is the central hub for research and
development activities within the E.ON Group, enabling further development of
sustainable, low-carbon-energy technologies and broadening E.ON’s geographical
footprint with new market development.
more than 100 engineering and construction projects, annually, with increased
efficiency—ranging from small projects, such as power transformer maintenance,
to very large projects, such as the turnkey construction of thermal,
coal-fired, or nuclear power plants.
proactive project management by providing actual project status information and
ad-hoc, root-cause analysis to strengthen decision-making and mitigate project
accurate project performance forecasts to meet hand-over dates and avoid
project budget overruns—usually caused by numerous change requests, which on
average cost between US$10,000 and US$100,000 per request.
P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management to prioritize, schedule,
execute, and monitor engineering projects with earned-value analysis and
E.ON-specific adaptations—from the construction of entire power plants to the
maintenance of power transformers, involving up to several thousand workers,
across dozens of teams per project.
assessing E.ON-specific project management environments, as well as developing
and implementing procedures that make project scheduling, execution, and
monitoring more efficient.
dependency on engineering, procurement, and construction firms by facilitating
end-to-end control over projects and subprojects, helping the company to run
complex projects, such as a set of 1,100 megawatt thermal power plants with
more than 50 lots, by coordinating interfaces among subcontractors and the
“We decided to implement
Oracle’s Primavera P6 Enterprise Project Portfolio Management over Microsoft
Project and Power Project because P6 proved to be an expert system, handling
large data volumes much better than its competitors and offering a stable and
centralized scheduling environment. The use of various layout and filtering
criteria was also highly appreciated,” said Heinrich Genent, project scheduling, E.ON New Build &
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