Explore how our Central Market Solutions (CMS) unlock the power of secure data sharing

Sharing data across industry ecosystems while ensuring privacy is complex. Our highly configurable application suite is underpinned by over two decades of experience in building, implementing and operating complex, high-volume data platforms.

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Facilitating the energy transition

CGI’s Central Market Solutions (CMS) provides a secure and high-performing process and data management framework which enables data sharing and communication among all market parties. The CMS application suite is a modular solution that helps all market players to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving energy market and embrace the digital transition to new business models.

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Improving data management and market facilitation


CMS is a modular solution that enables data sharing and communication among all the market parties. It stores information related to smart metering points, consumer contracts and energy measurement data, and offers centralized functionality for grid fee billing and settlement. Its highly configurable data model facilitates different markets and maintains attributes and relationships. CMS also embraces open-standard third-party technologies to allow effective integration.


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Key benefits of CGI’s Central Market Solutions


World-leading metering data processing performance:

The Meter Data Management module supports extremely high-volume metering data, and is capable of ingesting and processing near-real- time data.

Highly adaptable data model to support your market processes now and in the future:

CMS is highly configurable and allows easy adaptation to market changes in daily operations.

Proven implementation processes:

CMS uses automated testing on a system and market process-level that is reused and applied to implementation projects.

Market-driven roadmap ensures continued alignment:

CGI continuously aligns the CMS roadmap with market developments and our clients’ needs through our yearly Central Market Debate event, regular flexibility roundtables and innovation discussions.

Reduced implementation costs and overall TCO:

Designed specifically for central markets, CMS reduces the costs of adaptation and integration. It also is capable of leveraging the advantages of the cloud, further reducing the cost of infrastructure.

Time to market:

CMS is a modular solution that offers off-the-shelf components enabling quick time to market and reduced implementation costs.

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