About OlivineOlivine works at forefront of the changing electricity market and is helping to define the new energy future, today.
Our company provides infrastructure and services that enable distributed and aggregated resources—such as solar, demand response, electric vehicles and battery storage—to effectively and efficiently offer grid services. Designing first-of-a-kind, proof-of- concept projects, Olivine has developed unique approaches, especially relating to behind-the-meter challenges, and is the first third-party to integrate battery storage and other demand-side technologies into California’s wholesale markets.
As the single most experienced provider in California for integrating demand-side and renewable resources into wholesale markets, Olivine has a unique and valuable expertise that’s simply not available anywhere else.
How We Work
Working cooperatively with utilities, independent system operators (ISOs), aggregators and other resource owners, Olivine provides program management, real-time bidding and award monitoring, telemetry and coordinating scheduling coordinator services. Our core services leverage the Olivine DER Platform, a comprehensive distributed energy management platform designed to lower costs and maximize the value of DERs. It is used by utilities as well as other service and resource providers for distribution and transmission services.
Our services encompass market entry analyses such as revenue opportunity assessments, ongoing operational management and administrative support. Olivine is a registered DRP and Scheduling Coordinator with the CAISO and is already fully integrated and interfacing with the CAISO on a daily basis. We are rooted in deep domain expertise coupled with cutting edge knowledge and capabilities. Olivine’s hands on approach and 360 degree perspective (policy, IT, process) provides a unique point of view ensuring our customers receive specialized support to integrate the spectrum of resources with individualized issues and goals.
Our highly configurable system offers ultimate flexibility in enabling all aspects of wholesale market as well as utility managed grid services and operational simulation while being agnostic as to the specific technology associated with the resource.
Our Flexible DER Management Technology
Olivine’s highly configurable technology platform offers ultimate flexibility in enabling all aspects of wholesale market as well as utility managed grid services and operational simulation while being agnostic as to the specific technology associated with the resource.
Olivine maintains strong adherence to these guiding principles:
We recognize and appreciate the contributions made by every team member; we leverage each other’s capabilities to be successful.
Olivine is a meritocracy where intelligence, value and ability are appreciated and rewarded.
We value diversity, including, diversity of background and thought to make us stronger and better able to serve our clients.
We are agile and rise to the challenges in today’s changing market; we don’t just complete tasks.
We focus on clear and effective communications through fierce conversations that are authentic, courageous and clear.
We value a flexible work environment so we can optimize our impact.