OATI Transmission Industry Leaders to Present at 2013 EUCI Conference

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Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) to provide expertise at the 2013 EUCI Conference: Energy Imbalance Markets in the Northwest.

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is bringing its industry knowledge to the EUCI Conference: Energy Imbalance Markets in the Northwest, March 27-28, 2013 in Portland, Oregon. This conference will examine key issues and market initiatives associated within the Western Interconnection.

The EUCI Conference, of which OATI is a Platinum Sponsor, will emphasize improving the flexibility of energy and reserve balancing in the Western Interconnection, with a special emphasis on the service area encompassing the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP).

OATI representatives, Farrokh Rahimi and Kevin Sarkinen, will be presenting at the conference with a focus on the positive impact of OATI operational and market tools for the Western Interconnection, and the NWPP in particular. Building off tremendous success assisting similar markets, OATI plans to elaborate on existing solutions developed specifically for Energy Imbalance Markets.

“This conference is the ideal platform to showcase OATI solutions and detail the benefits that can be brought to the Northwest Power Pool Market,” said Farrokh Rahimi, Vice President of Market Design and Consulting at OATI.

Dr. Rahimi, along with Kevin Sarkinen, Senior Vice President of Project Management and Integration, will conduct an evaluation of an Energy Imbalance Market and detail its relationship to OATI solutions and usage within the market.

Rahimi and Sarkinen will also present during a workshop to examine potential operation and market tools. Each will discuss how OATI solutions can be leveraged and expanded to assist in Energy Imbalance Markets.

“In particular, OATI webExchange and OATI webDynamic are suited to bring market efficiencies needed to thrive in the Energy Imbalance Markets,” said Sarkinen.

Attendees of the EUCI Conference will gain practical insights on how the NWPP is conducting its analyses and be privileged to an overview of an array of potential operations and market tools.

As a Platinum Sponsor, OATI is extending a special 15% discount off the original registration price to those who would like to attend. To receive the OATI discount code needed when registering, please contact sales(at)oati(dot)net.

OATI provides innovative software solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy commerce and Smart Grid. With 1,200 customers across North America, OATI successfully deploys large, complicated and diverse mission-critical applications committed to industry standards and stringent NERC CIP guidelines. OATI is the leading provider of Smart Grid, Energy Trading and Risk Management, Transmission Scheduling, Congestion Management, and Market Management products and services, with headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota and an office in Redwood City, California. For more information, please contact sales(at)oati(dot)net.

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