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Ertan Hydropower

Spending 70% of the annual IT budget on innovation instead of infrastructure maintenance and support

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The implementation of OpenText Cordys as their core IT infrastructure provides a business operations platform that has dramatically increased the efficiency and visibility of Ertan’s operations

Increased availability and accuracy of information have helped to improve strategic and operational decision making, which benefits overall productivity.

Qiang Zhou, CIO, Ertan Hydropower


  • Obtain greater visibility
  • Connectivity across 30 disparate information management systems
  • Efficiency in a competitive environment
  • Enterprise wide, unified and centrally managed access to distributed IT resources



  • 40% savings over alternative solutions
  • 25% savings in IT related costs
  • 40% reduction in IT investments and maintenance costs
  • 50% reduction in HR support costs

About Ertan Hydropower

Ertan Hydropower Development Company (EHDC) operates in China’s rapidly growing electricity market. With an installed capacity of 3,300 MW, the Ertan Hydropower Plant is the second largest hydropower plant in China. EHDC is currently developing a new plant at Jingpin, and has plans to develop 19 more hydropower plants along the Yalong River by 2020, with total investment exceeding US$30 Billion.