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Industry leading power market analytics for retailers, utilities and industrials

Leverage the industry’s most advanced fundamental forecasting service to reduce your power costs and manage risk

Exposed to the wholesale power markets?  PowerBuyer harnesses Genscape’s unrivalled monitoring and modeling resources into a proven tool to reduce your power costs and manage risk.

Dozens of leading retailers, utilities and industrials rely on Genscape’s PowerBuyer service to optimize their daily power purchases and reduce power costs by up to 12%.  PowerBuyer leverages Genscape’s real-time monitoring, unrivaled fundamental models and experienced analyst teams to provide you with a powerful but easy-to-use daily report to inform your DAM bidding decisions.

PowerBuyer is also used by clients to reduce costs by more precisely identifying load curtailment opportunities.  Clients use Genscape’s peak load alerts (4CP in ERCOT, 5CP in PJM) to minimize demand charges and rely on Genscape’s highly accurate LMP forecasts to identify optimal intervals for economic demand response.  

PowerBuyer clients also have access to Genscape’s highly experienced analyst teams, including seasonal outlook webinars and special events.

ERCOT PowerBuyer DAM and RT Pricing
SOURCE: ERCOT PowerBuyer provides day-ahead and real-time prices for the North, Houston, South and West Hubs

 

PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Delivery: Web-based dashboard

Frequency: Daily

Locations: Currently available in PJM & ERCOT; under development for other regions

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“Genscape’s PowerBuyer® is easy to use and consistently identifies low-risk opportunities. It is helping us to reduce our costs. I wish I had this years ago!”

Martin Downey, Senior Vice President, TriEagle Energy

"You do a great job and have saved me a great deal of money! I am very, very satisfied and pleased with your service!!"

Alex Hinojosa, President/CEO, Hino Electric Power Company

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Features

  • Daily reports with forecasted hourly DAM and RT price forecasts for all 19 PJM zones and East and West Hub
  • Detailed analysis of market drivers & risks –demand, congestion, imports, generation
  • Risk Adjusted Market Calls, identifying optimal market to buy/sell for each hour
  • Intra-month visibility on daily demand anomalies & key risks/drivers
  • Access to Genscape’s experienced PJM analyst team including seasonal outlooks four times a year

Benefits

  • Proven savings of 5-7% compared with buying in DAM
  • Average savings of $17/MWh for each hour recommended in RT market
  • Enhanced understanding of PJM market dynamics with daily anylst summaries of demand, congestion and generation-driven market drivers
  • Identify optimal hours for load cutrailment or economic demand response participation

What do I receive as a PowerBuyer client?

  • Powerful but simple to use daily reports – delivered by 10am ET
  • Datafeed with hourly price forecasts, demand forecasts and actuals
  • Direct access to Genscape’s experienced PJM analysts and meteorologists
  • Exclusive access to Genscape client-only PJM seasonal outlooks and special events
PJM PowerBuyer DAM and RT Pricing
SOURCE: Genscape provides daily reports with forecasted hourly DAM and RT price forecasts for all 19 PJM zones and East and West Hub

 

How to inform purchasing or sales transactions with market intelligence

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Features

  • Daily reports with forecasted hourly DAM and RT price forecasts for all 4 ERCOT hubs and load zones
  • Detailed analysis of market drivers and risks –demand, congestion, wind, generation
  • Hourly Risk Adjusted Market Calls, identifying optimal market to buy/sell for each hour
  • Industry’s most accurate 7-day demand forecast including alerts on 4CP demand peaks
  • Optional weekend package with Saturday and Sunday coverage, 7-day demand forecast and 4CP peak alerts

Benefits

  • Reduce Power Costs – Simple but powerful tool to identify optimal hourly market to buy based on cost and risk, reducing costs by up to 12%.
  • Reduce Peak Load Contribution (PLC) charges using Genscape’s highly accurate 4CP alerts to identify hours at risk to set the systemwide peaks
  • Identify optimal hours for load curtailment or economic demand response participation using Genscape’s highly accurate DAM and RT hourly price forecasts.
  • Improve Risk Management with access to daily reports and experienced analysts to break down market dynamics and demand, generation and congestion-driven risks.

What do I receive as a PowerBuyer client?

  • Powerful but simple to use daily reports, designed to inform your ERCOT DAM bidding decisions
  • 7-day Demand Forecast, complete with 4CP demand peak alerts
  • XML Datafeed with hourly price forecasts, demand forecasts and actual
  • Direct access to Genscape’s experienced analysts and meteorologists
  • Exclusive access to Genscape client-only ERCOT seasonal outlooks and special events
Genscape ERCOT PowerBuyer PlatformSOURCE: Genscape provides daily reports with forecasted hourly DAM and RT price forecasts for all 4 ERCOT hubs and load zones
 

 

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Click below to download complimentary samples of Genscape's PowerBuyer reports 

These reports are available to clients on a daily basis through the online dashboard. 

ERCOT Report including demand and price, generation, and performance data for: 

  • North Hub
  • Houston Hub
  • South Hub
  • West Hub

PJM Report including:

  • Price, Drivers and Risk
  • Weather, Demand and Generation
  • Performance
  • Intra-Month Load and Congestion Risks