ECG Erdgas-Consult GmbH is now operating as EXXETA GmbH in Leipzig, effective since July 1st, 2016.
The company has been working on European projects for leading companies in the energy supply industry since the year 2000 and has established itself as a specialist provider of software, consulting and process services. The portfolio offers solutions for all market roles in the European gas markets. This includes transport, trading and storage systems as well as gas and capacity trading and cooperation platforms.
Our employees like to take on responsibility and contribute to the company's success with their passion and commitment. Our professional and structured approach to working helps us to consistently pursue our goals. It is an essential component of our work that we define and keep to time schedules and responsibilities so that we can meet challenges and competitive situations successfully and fairly.
- Founded: 2000 as ECG Erdgas-Consult GmbH
- Employees: 160 (2015)
- Revenue: ca. EUR 17 million (2015)
- Location: Leipzig
- Since January 1st, 2016 subsidiary if the EXXETA AG
- Since July 1st, 2016 operating as EXXETA GmbH Leipzig
As a specialist provider of software, consulting and process services for the energy market, we provide a functioning process for energy traders, gas network operators and storage facility operators.
Due to our many years of practical and industry experience, we are proficient in gas industry processes and offer our customers services combining state-of-the-art IT requirements with outstanding energy industry know-how. We know how to deliver a high standard of field-tested solutions thanks to our consulting expertise in developing business models and business processes in the energy market – covering both the procedural and design aspects as well as the functional and information technology angles.
Cooperation with Companies
Cooperation partners are of strategic importance to us and help us achieve our goal of always providing our customers with the ideal, best possible solution for their individual requirements. The culture, management and developments of the various companies need to fit too and that is the case with our partners below:
Cooperationen with Scientific Institutions
We have a close connection with these scientific institutions, either as a result of specific research projects on business information systems, specialist technical lectures during seminars or regular contact at recruiting events:
Managing Director of Leipzig-based EXXETA GmbH (formerly ECG Erdgas-Consult GmbH) since 2000
Dr Peter Heine was born in 1968 and from 1988 to 1993 studied Information Technology at the Dresden and Clausthal Universities of Technology. Following completion of his studies, he worked for several consulting firms and energy supply companies in the field of software development. Dr Heine has managed various projects with a focus on data management, business intelligence, application architectures and business process engineering. In 1999, he received his doctorate from the Faculty of Economics at Leipzig University. In 2000, Dr Heine became a Managing Director of ECG Erdgas-Consult GmbH and started the IT division of the company – now EXXETA GmbH – which under his leadership established itself as a provider of energy software solutions and grew to 160 employees by 2015. Dr Heine consults energy firms, especially in the fields of IT strategy, trade and infrastructure.
Since 2016 Managing Director of EXXETA GmbH (former ECG Erdgas-Consult GmbH) in Leipzig/Germany
Andreas Ritter, born in 1970, studied Information Technology at the University of Karlsruhe. After graduation, he founded several IT companies where he also acted as managing director. One of these companies was ceta GmbH, which was merged in 2000 to form entory AG, a provider of IT solutions for the financial industry. At entory AG, Ritter was a member of the Management Board until 2004 and responsible for the company's management. Since 2004, Ritter has acquired an interest in several internet and technology companies and founded EXXETA GmbH in March 2005 together with three business partners. This company became EXXETA AG one year later. Following the merger of EXXETA and ECG, Ritter is now jointly responsible with Dr. Heine for the management of the ECG's successor company, the EXXETA GmbH in Leipzig/Germany.
EXXETA GmbH was audited and awarded the ISO 9001: 2008 certification for quality management systems.
The certification confirms the implementation of a quality management system which ensures the realisation of our high demands in quality for all internal processes. The approach puts an emphasis on our philosophy of quality and reliability, for the ultimate benefit of our customers.
A basic principle of the audit conducted by TÜV Süd GmbH is a process-oriented approach. It ensures that all essential operational procedures are accompanied by a process-oriented quality management system and are subject to continual audits and optimisation. A constantly increasing quality of internal processes is essential for the successful implementation of customer requirements regarding product and service quality as well as for ensuring a constant increase in customer satisfaction.