ISO/RTO Market Participation

With so many active ISO/RTO-controlled markets in North America, it has become imperative for marketing and trading shops, as well as some bilateral traders to deploy a proven, reliable, functionality-rich, fast, and well-supported bid-to-bill software platform.

PCI GenManager® is widely acknowledged as the most comprehensive front office and back office software solution available to automate and optimize all of the detailed workflows unique to every organized energy market.  The system is utilized by dozens of mid-to-large sized energy companies in all U.S., Canadian, and Mexican energy markets such as:

  • AESO (Canada, AB)
  • California ISO
  • ERCOT
  • IESO (Canada, ON)
  • ISO New England
  • MEM (Mexico)
  • MISO
  • New York ISO
  • PJM Interconnection
  • Southwest Power Pool

For each market, GenManager® optimizes all of the essential bid-to-settlement tasks with system capabilities that include:

  • ISO Communication to perform the exchange and monitoring of data between your company and the ISO
  • Bid Formulation to manage creation and submission of bids and offers
  • Bid Evaluation to assess the effectiveness of various bidding strategies
  • LMP Forecasts for use in building and evaluating bids
  • Shadow Settlement to import and analyze ISO settlement statements through comparison with shadow settlement data

BENEFITS

GenManager® supplies all mission-critical capabilities and offers numerous benefits to your enterprise:

  • On-premise or cloud-hosted deployment options
  • Turnkey automation and optimization of all front to back-office processes for ISO participants and bilateral trading organizations
  • Vastly shortened times to create/submit bids and offers, conduct trading, and analyze operational results
  • Speed the time it takes to assess and react with confidence to portfolio performance and market changes in order to maximize enterprise success
  • Creation of easy-to-use, reusable strategies that facilitate fast submission of bidding positions to the ISO
  • Customizable user interfaces (based on job function) reflect the terminology and workflows specific to each ISO
  • Validation of pre-settlement and shadow ISO settlement statements and invoices
  • Quick identification of ISO settlement discrepancies so that dispute submission, tracking, and resolution can happen as fast as possible
  • Platform architecture flexibility facilitates tailoring to the unique aspects of each energy market and user group requirements
  • Full support for data export and copy/paste functionality with other applications (e.g., Microsoft Excel, etc.)