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Unparalleled real-time insights into Japan power markets

Identify new trading opportunities & optimize asset utilization with the industry's most granular detail available on generation & transmission flows

Genscape is widely recognized as the industry standard in providing real-time generation and transmission visibility to power market participants.

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PowerRT Japan supports trading desks and analytical departments with unique capabilities to develop and improve trading strategies, analyze production, visualize fuel stacks, and optimize asset utilization. A web-based service with a powerful mapping and dashboarding system, PowerRT provides users with an interactive representation of real-time power market fundamentals in the key traded power markets of Japan.

The unique platform provides a flexible workspace for visualizing all relevant power market information, bringing together a vast array of quality and fit-for-purpose fundamental power market data. This includes demand, conventional and renewable generation, availability, as well as transmission and data from our proprietary monitoring systems, which constantly track production and interconnection in real time.

All data is validated by our industry specialists from a variety of critical sources, presented in a clear and easy to use dashboard, enabling deep insight development.

Benefits of PowerRT Japan:

  • Spot generation changes that can have an immediate impact to both intra-day and day-ahead markets
  • Understand stack dynamics and cross border flows to better uncover trading patterns 
  • Leverage plant trip alerts and status changes as they happen in real-time
  • Develop and improve trading strategies, analyze production, and optimize asset utilization 
  • Use the PowerRT Datafeed for additional granularity delivered straight to in-house analytic systems 
  • Access historical maintenance trends, calculate or estimate revision times, start up and shut down times, calculate CO2 emissions and analyze plant production schedules

Genscape PowerRT is available for Europe, Japan, and North America.


Delivery: Online, interactive platform

Frequency: Real-time

Locations: Japan

Subscribe: Call +81 904 013 4551

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Japanese fundamental power market data: High quality, fit for purpose, and updated in real time

The most comprehensive resource for Japan's power market fundamentals

Japanese regulators are determined to increase transparency in energy markets. As a result of their push, there has never been more power market fundamental data available. However, volume brings complexity, including data scattered across various web sites and documents and published in different formats and in Japanese, which makes gathering, dissemination, and analysis difficult.

Genscape’s PowerRT platform brings together a vast array of quality and fit-for-purpose fundamental Japanese power market data. his includes demand, conventional and renewable generation, availability, and transmission data. With this information available in a single place, market analysis and insight is easier and faster.

Genscape collects data from over many different sources, and it is checked and verified by our industry specialists. This data is available via the PowerRT platform, a one of a kind flexible workspace for visualizing and analyzing power market information, and co-located where appropriate with proprietary data. New data streams are added on an on-going basis for a continuous build of additional fundamental data across Japan.

With Genscape's PowerRT:

  • Develop unique trading strategies using complete dataset on a plant-by-plant level
  • Understand portfolio bidding and intraday tightness at a moment’s notice
  • Create unique side-by-side comparisons between public and proprietary datasets
  • Correlate generation-to-load and more granular geographic balancing needs
  • Track generation outages quickly and easily with saved custom filters
  • Quickly determine supply-balance through saved outage filters and reporting
  • Save time and money

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Outage data at your fingertips

Japan's most comprehensive source of normalised and quality-controlled outage data

Outage events are an important part of the power market, driving market outcomes. Genscape comprehensively collects plant and interconnection outage messages from transparency platforms such as HJKS. Once collected, messages are processed and interpreted to achieve a normalised format. This data – combined with Genscape’s tailor-made alerting on power plant / unit level change of output – gives PowerRT users a competitive advantage both for analysis and taking trading decisions.

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State-of-the-art Power System Monitoring technologies

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Gain a first mover advantage with Genscape proprietary information

Getting a trading signal ahead of the curve is key to making successful trading decisions. Genscape delivers extremely fast signals on changes in the power network that impact on the traded power markets. Using proprietary technologies, power plant output and interconnector flow data is measured in real time. Alert of significant changes are sent out as they happen. Genscape employs a combination of electromagnetic field measurement monitors and infrared thermal imaging cameras across Japan to seamlessly cover all significant sites.

Electromagnetic Frequency Devices

Genscape's Japanese operation uses a network of over 1800 Electromagnetic Frequency (EMF) monitoring devices. These devices collect and send back electromagnetic frequency data on a 24/7 basis. Scientific algorithms convert the raw data into power flows for accurate estimates of net feeds into the power transmission grid. Additional proprietary algorithms calculate information from a number of devices around a power generating plant to provide the current MW output of the plant.

Infrared Thermal Imaging

In addition to the patented EMF devices Genscape also uses infrared cameras that record heat-signatures and plumes on power generating plants. Proprietary algorithms convert these images into an estimated output. This type of monitoring is deployed in urban areas and where EMF monitoring capabilities cannot be used.


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