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Tools for Power Industry Data Management CAISO

Posted by Versify Team on Jul 22, 2014 7:19:00 AM

Power industry entities operating within the California ISO territory are responsible for participating in the ISO by providing data related to outages, capacity, market activities and other relevant information to the CAISO power grid. Sharing this information and collaborating with other entities within the ISO’s territory requires a power industry data management CAISO system.

Using data management tools can make your participation in the CAISO efficient and ensure that you are also taking full advantage of the data that CAISO shares to guide your business decisions.

Managing your data

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Your entity will produce huge amounts of data on a daily basis. Having a system for power industry data management CAISO is critical for reporting requirements and for maintaining your long term relationship with CAISO.  By having a data management system in place, you can ensure you can provide accurate and timely reports to CAISO. An effective data management tool will automate event capture and have CAISO reporting requirements preloaded into the system.  

CAISO requires that entities report on planned outages within 90 days of scheduled event; as well as provide data on unplanned outages due to emergency events and other entity system failures. CAISO uses capacity and outage data to ensure the reliability of the grid and ensure the lights stay on 24-7.

CAISO also uses capacity, demand and market data to drive and supply consumers with the lowest pricing available. By keeping CAISO informed about your operations, you can ensure that your remain competitive in the marketplace and guide pricing strategies.

Managing CAISO data

While you will supply CAISO with vast amounts of data, CAISO also produces vast amounts of capacity, outage and market data. This data is one of the major benefits of participating and collaborating with the ISO. Using power industry data management CAISO tools, you can maximize and efficiently manage all the big data supplied to you. Understanding planned outages of other operations can help you with your own outage planning and business planning. CAISO provides entities with market forecasts, historical models and real-time information that you can integrate into our own business models.

Bringing it all together: V-Performance 5.0

V-Performance 5.0, from Versify Solutions is the premier power industry data management CAISO system. This unique tool collects data from your entity and integrates it with data from outside sources such as CAISO to give your entity a real-time look at capacity, pricing and demand, helping your management make split second decisions with fine-tuned precision. Call us today to learn more about V-Performance and CAISO data management.

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