January 1, 2021

Utilicast is supporting a large Grid Operator with its resettlement capability. Utilicast’s work included: problem resolution, software releases and staff training. Utilicast also provided support services related to FERC and/or non-FERC ordered resettlements.

December 16, 2020

A U.S. Grid Operator hires Utilicast to conduct an assessment of its Pilot Program. Utilicast’s tasks are: 1. Review pilot program governance approaches and highlight best practices and outline core components of a program (e.g., issue selection, partner selection, execution and report out).2. Identify best practices specific to the power sector.  Reference experiences from utilities, […]

December 7, 2020

Through a competitive process, a U.S. ISO/RTO selected Utilicast to plan the testing and certification of its Next-Generation Day Ahead market system. The ISO/RTO is implementing a new Market Clearing Engine that includes analytical, technical and performance enhancements.

August 26, 2020

Utilicast was brought on by a Generation Owner in southwestern United States to advise on combined cycle modeling solutions for CAISO participation. This included exploring opportunities to enhance the financial values through better modeling under the multi-stage generation model (MSG), including the registered cost basis.

August 24, 2020

A software provider has engaged Utilicast to advise on new ETRM development efforts. This included reviewing their overall software roadmap, feature definitions, trade and offer capture and management and risk management.

May 18, 2020

Utilicast was contracted to assess options for a southwestern United States utility’s  possible participation in CAISO’s Energy Imbalance Market. Utilicast is performing a  gap analysis of the preferred option compared to current operations. Utilicast will also be performing a readiness assessment for the upcoming Energy Day Ahead Market (“EDAM”) from California Independent System Operator (“CAISO”).

May 5, 2020

Utilicast was hired by an ISO/RTO to modify functional and technical specifications of its market and commercial operations systems and interfaces to include a participation model for Distributed Energy Resources (DERs). This includes drafting detailed technical requirements to capture the changes that need to be made to the systems to adhere with the provisions of […]