Industry Experts to Lead EUCI Training Sessions on Transactive Energy

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Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) is sending recognized industry professionals to lend knowledge and experience at the upcoming Electric Utility Consultants, Inc. (EUCI) training session series on the new transactive energy paradigm.

OATI is pleased to announce its participation in the new EUCI training course series for industry professionals, “Transactive Energy Fundamentals” from June 23-24, 2016 in San Diego, California.

The electric industry has been experiencing a shift toward generating energy from renewable resources, utilizing demand-side participation, and promoting grid resiliency. At the center of these changes is the concept of transactive energy. Transactive energy aims to find the best method of seamlessly integrating independent energy agents into the larger centralized grid. Some of these agents include solar panels, wind turbines, and end-use devices like smart thermostats. The sessions will cover the fundamental concepts and driving forces behind transactive energy.

Dr. Farrokh Rahimi, Senior Vice President, Market Design and Consulting and Dr. Ali Ipakchi, Vice President of Smart Grid and Green Power at OATI will leverage decades of industry experience to lead their respective training courses at the event. Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the various regulatory and technological changes within the industry and how they can use it to benefit their daily business processes.

“OATI has made it a priority to be up-to-date with the new transactive energy framework,” said Rahimi. “We look forward to collaborating with other industry professionals and contributing to the greater conversation on transactive energy.”

About EUCI
For nearly 30 years, EUCI has led the way in producing the highest-quality conferences, seminars, workshops, and courses designed exclusively for the energy industry. EUCI offers solutions and seeks to help industry professionals make informed, intelligent decisions to strategically improve their position in today's challenging business environment. With hundreds of in-person and online events every year, EUCI has a solution for you, whether you are interested in increasing revenues, cutting costs, understanding changing market rules, managing your enterprise-wide risk, or getting a quick overview of the industry.

About OATI
OATI provides innovative software solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy commerce and Smart Grid. With more than 1,600 customers in 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 visit

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