Let utilities take you
into the digital age

Digitalization holds both challenges and opportunities for utilities
companies. We assist you with your digital transformation and
reenergize your corporate identity, your systems and your processes.

Liberalization, regulation, the move toward alternative energy and now digitalization – all pose complex challenges for utilities companies. Digital interaction, smart grids and local energy production are just a few of the keywords in that context.

Innovation is the key to turning challenges into opportunities. We help companies in the electricity, gas, heating and water industries develop an innovative strategy for their entire value chain and establish innovation management for the effective implementation of digital solutions. We employ our holistic service portfolio to help you successfully position yourself in the market, with services ranging from strategy & innovation and organizational & operational excellence to transformation & sourcing, as well as business technology & IT architecture.

Facts & Figures

At m3 management consulting GmbH, our team of experts is the fraction of the msg group that specializes in the utilities industry.

  • 60 employees
  • > 200 years of utilities competence across the consultant team
  • > 250 successfully completed projects
  • > 50 satisfied customers

Utility companies, public utility companies, public utility networks, local governments, network drivers, energy traders, suppliers, shared service providers


Sector, digital and cross commodity strategies, virtual power plants, predictive maintenance, retail strategies and systems, smart meter strategies, e-Mobility strategies, network process optimization, distribution optimization, online strategies, customer segmentation and recovery, process optimization, innovation management


To give you the best support possible, we bundle our competences: msg has highly-developed IT and development competence and m3 management consulting GmbH offers management and strategy consulting for the utilities industry. Our partner Aequitas contributes in-depth knowledge of utilities industry processes, SAP-based IT systems and technologies.


  • Strategy & Innovation

    • Development, review and implementation of corporate and functional strategies
    • Business environment analysis
    • Design of new business models and customer solutions
    • Innovation management
    • Feasibility studies and business casing
    • Development of customer experience and value proposition
  • Organizational & Operational Excellence

    • Operationalization of corporate strategies
    • Optimization of processes and organization (e.g. billing and claims management)
    • Benchmarking of organizations and processes
    • Restructuring, spin-off and foundation
    • Performance evaluation and optimization
    • Analysis of cost and value drivers
    • Control systems (KPI systems, planning, incentives, reporting)
    • Revenue growth and cost reduction
  • Transformation & Sourcing

    • Carve-in and carve-out
    • Shared service center
    • Post-merger integration
    • Development and review of sourcing strategies
    • Sourcing readiness check
    • Development of delivery models and optimization of provider management
    • Provider evaluation and selection
    • Support of contract negotiations
    • Offshore enablement
    • Change management
  • Business Technology & IT Architecture

    • Evaluation of new technologies and technological trends
    • Industry-specific architecture consulting
    • IT modernization (e.g. Cloud, 2-Speed-IT, XaaS, etc.)
    • Support during the selection and implementation of new IT applications
    • Optimized use of (IT) technology for substantial growth of the company value
    • IT investment planning
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