- News Center
- Press Releases
- 2013 Ventyx Archive
- 2012 Ventyx Archive
- 2011 Mincom Archive
- 2011 Ventyx Archive
- 2010 Mincom Archive
- 2010 Ventyx Archive
- Ventyx Releases Detailed Analysis and Projections for North American Power Market, EPA Clean Power Plan
- Leading European Utility Expands Smart Grid Project with Ventyx Asset Health Solution
- Iraqi Ministry of Electricity Rebuilds Power Networks with the Help of Ventyx Software
- Ventyx In The News
- Press Releases
- About ABB
- About Mincom
Press Release: Generation and Transmission Planning
Ventyx Solutions for Generation and Transmission Planning Selected for New Nodal Market in Texas
All U.S. Independent System Operators Now License Ventyx Analytics Software
Date : March 28, 2011
ATLANTA - Ventyx®, an ABB company, today announced a new PowerBase Suite license contract with U.S.-based independent system operator (ISO) Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). The Ventyx software adds long-range resource planning analysis capability to nodal electricity market operations.
The PowerBase Suite - which includes PROMOD IV, MarketPower and Simulation-Ready Data - will be used for long-range resource planning analysis including: nodal and zonal market price forecasting, ancillary service analysis, intermittent resource analysis and generation expansion and retirement analysis in ERCOT’s new nodal market system, operational since December 2010.
In addition to ERCOT, the other six ISOs in the United States use Ventyx analytics software for generation and transmission planning.
"We are extremely proud to be the single provider of analytics software for generation and transmission planning to all ISOs in the U.S.," said Norm Richardson, general manager, Energy Analytics for Ventyx. "Our deep market expertise and extensive nodal market experience with other ISOs have enabled Ventyx to reach this milestone, and we are ready to execute and deliver on a proven model better suited to support ERCOT's advanced nodal market."
ERCOT also recently implemented the Network Manager™ Market Management System (MMS) from Ventyx to administer its wholesale power market in the United States.
Ventyx holds the largest market share of worldwide energy analytics solutions users and leads the market in energy operations solutions, providing functionality for scheduling, bidding and settlement of more generation and load than all other competing software solutions combined.
Ventyx Pty Ltd is a global software and services provider with nearly 30 years of experience in providing business solutions to companies in asset-intensive industries – such as mining, defense, energy and public infrastructure – in more than 40 countries around the world. Ventyx customers are global industry leaders, including Anglo American, Thales, Rio Tinto, BHP Billiton, Boeing, National Grid, London Underground, Xstrata Copper, Western Power, QBuild, BNSF Railway, EDF Energy, Caterpillar and Ecopetrol. For more information about Ventyx, visit www.ventyx.com.
Need More Info?
We'll make sure your questions get answered by an expert on our team.
To speak to a Ventyx Sales representative:
US Toll Free
+44 (0) 1483 794080
Europe, Middle East, Africa, India