Case Studies

Outage Manager - Unit Outage Analysis

Issue A large Midwest retail power and gas company needed a way to monitor and analyze the health of power generation units for the executive level and plant management. The client wanted to determine the current daily, weekly and monthly available generation capacity versus curtailed units. They also wanted to analyze outage types […]
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RTO Assessment and System Selection

Issue The client is a fully integrated electric utility in the Midwest, not currently participating in a major organized transmission system. They and other utilities were contemplating entering into an organized system, most likely the Southwest Power Pool. As part of its due diligence for entering into this market, the client requested assistance in understanding […]
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ETRM Demo Scripts

Issue Our client, a municipal electric provider, solicited a request for proposal to replace an outdated ETRM system to better manage their power portfolio. They had limited internal resources to manage the RFP process and required assistance in developing scripts for vendors to follow during webinar and onsite software demos. […]
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Front Office ISO Communication Application Replacement

Issue A large Northeast generation company required a replacement for its front office load forecasting, bidding, scheduling and dispatch platform as the technology of the current application was coming to the end of its useful life. The client wanted to implement a vendor package for the bid submission and dispatch component, however, due […]
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ISO/RTO Operational Assessment

Issue   Our client had recently started participating in MISO South having previously been participating in Entergy pre-merger. Since joining MISO South, Unit Commitment and Economic Dispatch were producing less than optimal results.   Solution   Our consultant combined his deep functional knowledge of organized power markets with his operational and technical competency to provide […]
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Multiple Time Zone Data Integration Issues

Issue The client operated its business in two different time zones and experienced difficulty integrating the data to maintain the accuracy of the daily P&L, value at risk (VaR), and invoicing reports. In attempting to standardize the trading position, the client entered the transactions as one time zone. This created a problem when […]
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