Utilicast contracted with a southwestern United States utility to assist in developing requirements and support the RFI process to investigate the vendor and service provider landscape around integration of Energy Storage Systems into the utility’s Operations Technology (OT) Systems.
Utilicast provided Grid Communications and Standards consulting for a southwestern utility’s Distributed Energy Resource Management System (“DERMS”) project. The scope included client meetings, a series of workshops and documentation of communication risks, requirements and best practices.
Utilicast is providing a large southwestern United States utility with IT, change management and subject matter expertise to transition from a contract path-based ATC/TTC calculation (NERC MOD-29) to a flow-based methodology (NERC MOD-30).
Utilicast was engaged by a southwestern United States utility to implement an aggregated forecast repository using PI and integrate this with external forecast sources. This also included using PI to calculate a new internal short-term and a rolling 7-day ahead forecast, and an automated system to provide continuous forecast accuracy and benchmarking metrics.
Utilicast was hired to provide a CAISO Energy Imbalance Market gap assessment for a large western United States utility.
Utilicast provided strategic and technical support to a vertically integrated utility in the northwest United States on various transmission systems for interconnection and transmission service for new self-build and acquired generation projects. Utilicast also performed analysis of generation interconnection and delivery.
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.
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.
Utilicast was hired to provide project management and implementation support of critical EMS applications for a large western United States utility. These EMS application improvements will enable the entity to make significant improvements with modeling, monitoring and analysis capabilities.
A Market Operator has contracted Utilicast for testing their settlement management system calculations.