New post on the DERP Proposal

This month, the CAISO Board of Governors approved the Distributed Energy Resource Provider Proposal.  Having followed these efforts closely — and having fielded many questions about it — we wrote a blog post on the proposal, how it helps, and what further...

DERP Proposal Takes Step to Ease Market Access Challenges

When the CAISO Board of Governor’s approved the DER Provider Proposal earlier this month, it took a critical enabling step to support market access for aggregated Distributed Energy Resources (DERs).  Next, the CAISO will draft tariff language and other supporting...

CAISO Market Basics Training Posted

In 2014, Olivine provided training to IRM2 participants on CAISO market basics.  Today we have posted the slides to help others generally interested in the wholesale market. These slides cover markets, models, PDR, bids, and measurement standards. It also touches on...

OpenADR 2.0b Certification

Olivine is excited to annount that Olivine DER achieved OpenADR 2.0b certification this week: Olivine DER is a comprehensive distributed energy resource management system designed to lower costs and realize the value of DERs. It is used by utilities, demand response...

Olivine assisting SDG&E on EV Integration at CAISO

Olivine is pleased to announce our involvement on an important project for California, where San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has successfully integrated EV and storage into the CAISO energy and non-spinning reserves markets. Besides being among the first to...