PCI Goes Live in MISO South with Multiple Customers

Norman, OK — January 17, 2014 — PCI successfully went live with multiple customers over the holiday season in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) South region. The implementation of PCI’s Generation Supply Management System (GSMS) covers all facets of customers’ operations in MISO and provides business functions with solutions in several areas. These include Asset Operations, Resource Planning, Outage Management/Plant Interface, Deal Management, Data Warehouse, Energy Accounting, Front and Back-Office Market Operations as well as Portfolio Optimization. All current PCI solutions within GSMS are included in MISO South go-live implementation:

  • PCI GenManager: Bid-to-bill functions within MISO
  • PCI GenTrader: Generation portfolio optimization, resource planning, risk analytics and fuel nomination
  • PCI GenPortal: Overall IT application platform and workflow automation
  • PCI Energy Accounting: Meter data management and meter data quality
  • PCI Asset Operations: Outage management, plant interfacing and GADS
  • PCI Deal Management: Deal capture, tagging, checkouts, invoicing and scheduling
  • PCI Data Warehouse: Operational data management and business intelligence

The implementation of this system provides customers with the ability not only to participate in the MISO market, but also to establish a foundation to create a high return on investment through analytics, automation and data management within one platform across all business functions.

“Our experience in market operations provided our new customers with the confidence that PCI was the right vendor for their important transition into MISO,” said Jason Kram, PCI Senior Vice President. “A key differentiator with the PCI system is that it can meet market participation needs and incorporate robust analytics in business workflows within one integrated system.”

With the addition of our new MISO South customers (Entergy, CLECO, and AECC), PCI total MISO customer base represents over 65 percent of the market volume in MISO.

Power Costs, Inc. (PCI) is the leading provider of generation supply management and optimization software to energy focused companies. Founded in 1992 by Dr. Fred Lee, PCI continues to develop power industry software solutions, superior customer support and value-added services for top-tier energy customers. More than half of all power generation in the United States use PCI software solutions. PCI is a privately held company based in Norman, Oklahoma with offices in Houston, TX and Raleigh, NC. To learn more about PCI, please visit Powercosts.com.

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