ISO Market Participation

With so many regional ISO/RTO-controlled markets now in place, and others areas considering centralized control of unit commitment and dispatch, it has become imperative to have more control and a better understanding of the entire bid-to-bill process.

PCI GenManager® is the most comprehensive software solution available to automate and optimize all the front and back-office workflows unique to every North American market. GenManager is able to build sets of strategies in-advance and apply them to automatically create a series of bids and offers for consideration in each market’s Day-Ahead (DA) and Real-Time (RT) processes.

GenManager incorporates LMPs and deep-dive analytics, while its modular, Web Services architecture provides unparalleled flexibility to speed responses to varying market conditions. The system also easily links to any data source or third-party systems.

GenManager is utilized by participants in all U.S., Canadian and Mexican energy markets, including:

  • AESO (Alberta Electric System Operator)
  • CAISO
  • ERCOT
  • IESO (Independent Electricity System Operator – Ontario)
  • ISO New England
  • MEM – Mexico
  • MISO
  • New York ISO
  • PJM Interconnection
  • Southwest Power Pool

Benefits

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

  • On-premise or hosted deployment options
  • Settlement for ISO participants and bilateral trading organizations
  • Full automation and optimization of all Front and Back Office processes
  • Substantially speed portfolio creation, bid/offer submission, trading, analysis of results and reactions to market and operational changes
  • Create easy-to-use, reusable, strategies that facilitate fast submission of bidding positions to the ISO
  • Customized user interfaces (based on job function) reflect the terminology and workflows specific to each individual ISO
  • Validate pre-settlement and shadow ISO settlement statements and invoices
  • Quickly identify ISO settlement discrepancies, dispute submission, tracking and resolution
  • A highly flexible architecture is easily tailored to the unique aspects of each market
  • Full support for data export as well as copy/paste functionality with other applications (e.g., Microsoft Excel, etc.)