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PCI Actively Preparing Market Participants for Market Release (MR) 1.14 in Southwest Power Pool

Norman, OK – June 08, 2015 – Power Costs, Inc. (PCI) has actively and continually enhanced its software solutions based on numerous changes that have been and continue to be made to the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) Integrated Marketplace. After its launch in March of 2014, SPP has recently initiated a significant upgrade to its Read the full article…

Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) Selects PCI for Coordinated Thermal and Hydro Optimization, Deal Management, Market Interfacing and Asset Operations Implementation

April 9, 2015 – Norman, OK – PCI is pleased to announce that Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has selected PCI to provide complete generation portfolio optimization of both thermal and hydro resources. The implementation includes multiple components of the PCI Generation Supply Management System (GSMS) including Deal Management, Market Interface and Outage Management capabilities. Read the full article…

NV Energy Expands PCI Software Platform to Participate in the California ISO Energy Imbalance Market

April 7, 2015 – Norman, OK – NV Energy has selected PCI for their resource scheduling entity requirements in the California ISO (CAISO) Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) that extends the ISO Real-Time market to other western balancing authorities. PCI is preparing upgrades for NV Energy to participate in the CAISO EIM in 2015 and implementation Read the full article…

PCI on the Move in MISO: Implements Extended Locational Marginal Pricing (ELMP) for Market Participants

March 23, 2015 – Norman, OK – Earlier this month, PCI (Power Costs, Inc.) successfully upgraded its Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) clients with functionality in the PCI Generation Supply Management System (GSMS) to accommodate changes associated with MISO’s Extended Locational Marginal Pricing (ELMP). MISO’s ELMP includes a number of benefits for market participants by Read the full article…

PCI on the Move in CAISO: Implements New Outage Management System (OMS) for Several CAISO Market Participants

March 23, 2015 – Norman, OK – Last month, PCI (Power Costs, Inc.) successfully went live at several California Independent System Operator (CAISO) clients with its upgraded Outage Management application which is one component of the overall PCI Generation Supply Management System (GSMS). PCI’s CAISO OMS supports two-way communication with the ISO and also incorporates Read the full article…