Utilicast was contracted to provide first phase evaluation of battery technology integration into the current fleet with PPA or building contract. This client is a power agency of a group of locally owned utilities in the western United States.
Utilicast was hired by a utility in the western United States to perform a Gap Assessment and support a deal capture, bid to bill software selection for joining the CAISO Energy Imbalance Market.
Utilicast assisted a generation and transmission cooperative in the northwestern United States with deployment of a operations and condition monitoring pilot of their Transmission substation assets using their enterprise PI System. PI and Asset Framework is being used to monitor network one-lines, equipment alarms, geo-spatial visualization, and current status for key equipment e.g. transmission lines, circuit breakers, batteries, transformers and tap changers, switching devices, and others.
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”).
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 approved tariff revisions.
Utilicast was engaged by a large midwestern United States utility to provide project management services in support of a large Generation Enterprise Asset Management consolidation effort for fossil and nuclear. Utilicast is also providing Maximo and EAM subject matter expertise.
Utilicast continues to provide advisory services and training to a market participant on ERCOT market mechanics, market trends and the Qualified Scheduling Entity (QSE) qualification process, including with an emphasis on competitive retailer and generation resource optimization.
Utilicast was hired by a large grid operator to facilitate several vendor Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) workshops.
Utilicast was contracted to deliver EMS development and project management services around SCADA and ICCP model management for a transmission provider in the southeastern United States.
Utilicast is providing General Rate Case support for a western utility as related to new operations center. Utilicast is assisting in preparation of rate case materials and responding to interrogatories.