• ESCO Advisors will run or retrieve the short-term energy forecast(s) from ESCOWare for each forecasting unit (zone and utility combination).   
     

  • ESCO Advisors will review weather forecasts, new enrollment activity, current supply position, new spot purchases and sales, scheduling and price parameters for demand bids and offers, and scheduling parameters (if required).     
     

  • ESCO Advisors will process and submit to the ISO rolling seven (7) day demand bids/offers (minimum 4-day) for each forecasting unit, or provide such information to the Company’s designated scheduler/wholesale-credit provider.   If required, ESCO Advisors will integrate a maximum/minimum pricing strategy for day ahead demand bids and offers in the virtual market.     
     

  • If required, ESCO Advisors will process and submit to the ISO rolling seven (7) day energy schedules (minimum 4-day) for each forecasting unit, or provide such information to the Company’s designated scheduler/wholesale-credit provider.   
     

  • Consultant will confirm any internal bilateral transactions (IBT) with counterparties as and when notified by counterparties to the energy transaction(s).     
     

  •  ESCO Advisors will review ICAP/UCAP requirements shown on ISO web sites, and run capacity reports from ESCOWare and evaluate Company capacity needs.   
     

  • ESCO Advisors will submit bids in capacity auctions in respect of Company requirements, or provide bid information to the Company’s wholesale-credit provider.
      

  • ESCO Advisors will confirm any bilateral capacity transfers with counterparties as and when notified by counterparties to the capacity transaction(s).

  • ESCO Advisors will summarize weekly scheduling activity, including bilateral supply, spot/LMP purchases and sales.
     

  • ESCO Advisors will obtain initial actual settlement values (energy volumes, settlement amounts, DAM and RTM prices) via ISO tools to facilitate reporting and analysis.
     

  • ESCO Advisors will obtain final actual (60-day, 90-day, or 120-day) settlement values (energy volumes, settlement amounts, DAM and RTM prices) via ISO tools to facilitate reporting and analysis.
     

  • ESCO Advisors will implement abbreviated evaluation and scheduling procedures on each weekend and holiday during the summer and winter seasons, and submit changes to demand bids/offers and/or schedules when they deviate substantially from those previously submitted.For this purpose, the summer season begins on Memorial Day weekend, and ends on Labor Day weekend, and the winter season begins on the last weekend in December, and ends on the last weekend in March.
     

  • Company must notify Consultant in writing at least ten (10) days prior to a change in any scheduling parameter.

     

Reporting:
 

  • Schedule accuracy report (initial actual vs. scheduled/backcast).
     

  • Schedule accuracy report (final actual vs. scheduled/backcast).
     

  • Initial volume comparison report.
     

  • Final volume comparison report.
     

  • Monthly billing analysis and settlement report (ties to ISO monthly billing).
     

  • Other ESCOWare reports on schedules, forecasts and backcasts.

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