Energy Trading and Risk Management

Event Date:  AUGUST 2-4, 2022 - Day 1: 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM CT; Days 2 & 3: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM CT

AUDIENCE:  Users or support personnel from the following areas would benefit from this training:

  • Front Office (trading, scheduling, logistics)
  • Middle Office (credit monitoring, portfolio analysis, treasury workflows)
  • Back Office (settlements, billing/invoicing)


DAY ONE (1:00 – 5:00 PM CT)
This session will instruct Super Users and IT personnel on best practices for maintaining PCI’s ETRM System. Topics:

  • Task configuration and maintenance
    • How to set up ETRM Tasks and monitor
  • Deals Grid Configuration
    • How to deploy and configure Deals grid attributes & hourly volumes
  • Deal Aggregation Cache maintenance
    • How to configure DAC
  • Allocation Configuration for Contract Settlements: Defining the allocation and 
    Setting up configurations for Contract Settlements 

DAY TWO (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT)
Morning session (primarily for Power Traders, Schedulers, Risk Analysts, Super Users, and IT Analysts). Topics:

  • Counter-party Management
    • Add, edit and delete CPs
    • Trade Capture
  • Bilaterals, PPAs & Capacity
  • Trade Controls/Approvals
  • Power Scheduling
    • ETAG & ISO Scheduling
    • Split, Bookout, Pathout, and Transfers
  • Position Management

Afternoon Session (primarily for Middle Office Users, Super Users, Risk, and IT Analysts). Topics:

  • Forward curve management
  • Mark to Market
  • Deal Valuation
  • Trading Limits
  • Credit Monitoring
  • Value at Risk

DAY 3 (9:00 AM – 5:00 PM CT)
Morning session (primarily for Power Traders, Schedulers, Super Users, and IT Analysts). Topics:

  • Running allocations and review status for different versions
  • Checkout, settlements, and invoicing for fuel trades, transportation agreements, storage/inventory, JOU billing, and cost allocation.
    • Checkout process of deals
    • Generate Invoices

Afternoon Session (primarily for Fuel Traders, Schedulers, Super Users, and IT Analysts). Topics:

  • Physical and financial Fuel trades
    • Trade Entry for Physical and Financial fuel deals
    • Approval and Confirmations for all fuel deals
  • Scheduling
    • Generating schedules out of the system
    • Cuts/Program quantity and over delivery for schedules
    • Splitting schedules
  • Transportation agreements
    • Adding new Firm and Interruptible transportation contracts
    • Calculating Fees linked with Transport Contracts
  • Storage/inventory
    • Adding new No-Notice, nominated, and Park and Loan storage contracts
    • Calculating all fees linked with Storage contracts
  • Cost allocations/reporting
    • Out of the box allocation calculations for Deals, Transport contracts, and storage contracts