April 5, 2021

Utilicast is retained by a western U.S. Generation and Transmission (G&T) Cooperative to expand their PI displays to include additional substation monitoring.

March 29, 2021

Utilicast is hired by a midwestern U.S. utility to manage a Computer Aided Dispatch System stabilization project.

March 29, 2021

Our first Western Energy Imbalance Market (WEIM) class of 2023 clients has begun with a southwestern U.S. Investor Owned Utility’s implementation phase of their project. After completing a detailed gap assessment, Utilicast is engaged to perform the training, project planning and software RFP efforts.

March 22, 2021

Utilicast is hired by a western U.S. utility to support them with a significant transition from a legacy SCADA system to a modern EMS. The main effort includes developing the EMS SCADA models and testing those models with field personnel. The SCADA modeling project is part of a major effort at the utility to modernize and improve situational awareness and control systems in the control room for their transmission operations function.

March 15, 2021

Utilicast is hired by a Regional Transmission Owner to manage a project to replace critical infrastructure. The scope of this project is to drive the installation, configuration, testing of hardware and associated applications, and the retirement of replaced hardware. The project manager will work across the Operations and IT organizations to organize, execute and monitor the progress of the migrations, performance, and configuration and test results.

March 9, 2021

An Electric Cooperative hires Utilicast to perform an incident analysis of the Cooperative’s response to the February 2021 Extreme Cold Weather Event in Texas. This project includes identifying risk mitigation priorities, ways to improve internal communications, review of outage and restoration efforts as well as process and policy review.

March 1, 2021

A western U.S. utility hires Utilicast to help them evaluate potential efficiencies to be gained in their technology, processes, and team structure. This effort involves baselining with other utilities in the western U.S. and evaluating day-to-day activities and projects that are ongoing within the EMS organization. The objective is to support long-term planning by developing a roadmap and providing staffing level input to support the long term objectives of the EMS team.

March 1, 2021

Through a competitive RFP process, Utilicast is awarded distribution system integration work at a southwestern U.S. utility. Utilicast was hired to support the identification and utilization of an industry standard for a subset of Electric Distribution Data for the client’s Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) implementation.

March 1, 2021

A southwestern U.S. utility hires Utilicast to provide EMS advisory and quality assurance services. The initial phase consists of supporting a replanning effort including defining the project execution strategy and approach for each phase, comprehensive and rigorous documentation of requirements and business processes, definition of the flow of activities, dependencies and estimated durations, and core project team dedicated to the project execution. Utilicast will provide EMS advisory throughout the project. Longer-term, Utilicast will also provide executive Quality Assurance for the project through project close out.

March 1, 2021

Utilicast is providing testing, configuration and modeling support for Distribution Power Flow, State Estimation and Forecasting applications as part of an Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) implementation.