February 17, 2023

Utilicast will develop and provide an education workshop on organized markets development in the WECC, including an overview of current and future WECC organized market developments CAISO WEIM and SPP WEIS implementation from a utility perspective, participating and non-participating resources, and non-WEIM/WEIS resources, CAISO EDAM and SPP Markets+ proposals and implementation timelines for a renewable energy developer and asset management company.

#MarketIntegration #PlanningAndInterconnection

February 1, 2023

Utilicast will provide technical power flow analysis of new load and generation assets interconnections, support technical coordination with the interconnected transmission owner, transmission operator, and balancing authority, and project management for a large technology and data services company.


February 1, 2023

Utilicast will conduct an initial cross-functional organizational assessment for a Western wholesale power supplier. Utilicast will review the current organization structure, roles, responsibilities, and FTE allocations, interview stakeholders to solicit feedback and recommendations; Identify gaps, pain points, and areas of improvement for operating in Southwest Power Pool (SPP) WEIM/WEIS.


February 1, 2023

Utilicast will begin the Implementation phase for SCADA and Energy Management System (EMS) for a Single Vendor Platform (SVP) multi-year initiative for a Northwestern-regulated utility that includes an Outage Management System (OMS) and Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) in future phases.


January 20, 2023

A large Western investor-owned utility is beginning the initial phase of their Energy Management System (EMS) upgrade. Utilicast will provide advisory and project management services to include develop business case, facilitate sessions with the utility’s Transmission System Operations stakeholders, vendor coordination and project management.


January 3, 2023

Utilicast will support a large Western public utility’s Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) FLISR training efforts for DSOs.


January 2, 2023

A Southwestern mid-size public utility plans to transition to a flow-based methodology to calculate the total transfer capability (TTC) on its transmission system (MOD-30). Utilicast will serve as System Integrator for the multi-year implementation.


January 2, 2023

Utilicast will provide business analysis services in support of a South-Central mid-size regulated electric utility’s Advanced Energy Management System (AEMS) implementation. Utilicast will act as a liaison between the utility SCADA business team and the AEMS vendor. Utilicast is expected to coordinate and participate in requirements and design sessions, test case development and execution activities (FAT, SAT, UAT), and training development and delivery. Additionally, the utility expects to assess and select a DERMS solution in Q1 2023. Utilicast will support cross referencing DERMS test procedures with the utility’s DERMS requirements and processes and assist with the development of test cases for FAT, SAT, and UAT.

#SCADAandICCP #EnergyManagementSystem