Top Ten Must Haves For Power Industry Reporting Software

When looking to grow reporting capabilities, generators should look beyond the basics of just generating reports for year-end or quarterly content. We’ve put together a Top 10 list of what our clients say are must-haves for power industry reporting software.

  1. Web-Based

Your power industry reporting application should be web-based for anytime, anywhere access.

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power industry data management software key considerations

When deciding on a solution for your power industry data management software, there are many things to consider. Most important, you need a software solution that is secure, flexible and able to truly power your data.

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Power Industry Reporting: Resources and Tools

Industry reporting can be tedious, confusing, and time consuming. Luckily, there are many resources available to power industry entities to support power industry reporting and decision making. Power entities can benefit from the rich variety of resources available from numerous agencies. They can  also benefit from internal reporting tools that can power their stakeholder reporting, NERC compliance and business decision making.shutterstock_129296843-1

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The Importance Of Automated Event Creation For Energy Entities

Automated event creation is a critical tool for data management for energy entities. By enlisting automated event creation, power entities ensure they do not miss any critical pieces of data, eliminate human error and ensure that their data is accurate in real-time.

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Learn the Benefits of Managing Energy Generation Software

When managing energy generation, software can be a critical tool in your energy generation toolkit. Powerful software tools can help you optimize your power output while minimizing fuel consumption; resulting in high profits and cleaner energy.

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Key Considerations for energy industry data management software

When searching for energy industry data management software, you must consider a myriad of issues. First and foremost, your energy industry data management software needs to be made specifically for the energy industry. Using a management software that is not specifically designed for energy entities is not efficient and will lead to additional work for your team.

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The Best Power Industry Data Management Service and Solutions

Looking for a comprehensive power industry data management service? Look no further than Versify Solutions. Versify Solutions offers the smart solution in data management software solutions.

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What you Need to Know: Energy Trader Southwest Power Pool

If you are an energy trader Southwest Power Pool (SPP), you know the that the SPP is one of the nine Independent System Operators/Regional Transmission Organizations (ISO/RTO) as well as one of the eight Regional Entities empowered by NERC and FERC to enforce compliance with the NERC standards.  It serves in the capacity of ensuring compliance, while also ensuring fair and equitable access to the North American Power Grid in its region.

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Professional Power Industry Service for NERC Compliance

Wondering why you need a professional power industry service for NERC compliance?

NERC compliance is a constantly shifting target. The non-governmental organization responsible for the security of the power grid works with stakeholders to make adjustments to their Reliability Standards. For power entities, this can create a confusing and frustrating situation. Navigating the shifts and version changes can also present a costly situation for entities and their compliance programs.

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Energy Industry Reporting Solutions Software

Your energy entity needs to the power the world—and your management team cannot be bogged down with endless volumes of data and with a multitude of reporting requirements. Choosing an energy industry report in solutions software will ensure that you can power the world, while your software powers your data.

There are a plethora of options on the marketplace for energy industry reporting solutions software. Your software solution needs to be efficient, able to work in real-time and intelligent.

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Three Ways An Energy Industry Data Analysis Service Can Improve Your Business

Looking for an energy industry data analysis service? Look no further than the full suite of Versify Solutions software applications. Our tools on the Versify Operating System, include:

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Learn how Energy industry reporting service can help optimize your service!

It is always tempting to manage data analysis in-house using traditional tools like spreadsheets and basic databases. However, utilizing an energy industry reporting service can save you both time and money. Let’s take a look at the benefits of an energy industry reporting service, and how using innovative, high-tech tools can streamline your business!

Automated Event Capture With an Energy Industry Reporting Service

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When you invest in an energy industry reporting service such as a software program or application, you can utilize features that automate event capture. Software systems with this capability are designed to intelligently and quickly capture data. As data is produced, it is automatically collected and stored. This feature eliminates human error and ensures a critical piece of data does not slip through the cracks.

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Power Industry Reporting Solutions Software for NERC Compliance

Compliance with NERC and NERC CIP Reliability Standards is not optional. If your entity gets caught in non-compliance you risk your entire operation and energy portfolio. It is not worth risking non-compliance with NERC and NERC CIP Reliability Standards. Let’s take a look at how power industry reporting solutions software can support and ensure your NERC compliance efforts are always successful.

Understanding NERC and NERC CIP

shutterstock_153861770There are over 90 NERC Reliability Standards created by NERC, the North American Electric Reliability Corporation. These standards are designed to ensure the reliability and consistency of the North American Bulk Power System which includes all the United States, Canada and part of Northern Mexico.

NERC also established Critical Infrastructure Protection standards that  cover the security of critical cyber assets as well as the physical infrastructure created to protect those assets. At present, Version 3 of the NERC CIP standards is in effect. In February 2015, the Version 5 standards will go into effect. These standards include:

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3 Benefits That Energy Industry Data Analysis Tools Provide

The energy trading market is dynamic. Market indicators change by the minute. Capacity and demand are constantly shifting. To keep your energy industry entity competitive, you need complex and comprehensive energy industry data analysis tools.

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5 Must Haves for Your Power Industry Reporting Software Application

When searching for a power industry reporting software application there are a plethora of things to consider. Let’s look at some of the big issues for power industry reporting software application research.

1. Look for a platform, not just a power industry reporting software application program.

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NERC Compliance Training Checklist

A major part of remaining compliant with the North American Energy Reliability Corporation is implementing and enforcing a formal NERC Compliance Training program. However, as with all things related to NERC compliance, figuring out what training is required and what training is recommended can make your head spin. Versify Solutions, the leader in knowledge-based software solutions for NERC compliance, has assembled the NERC Compliance Training Checklist, to help demystify the training process for all major energy stakeholders.

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What You Need to Know About Understanding NERC Cyber Security Standards

NERC Cyber Security Standards are constantly changing. Numerous government and non-government entities are stakeholders in the approval, implementation and enforcement process. The NERC Cyber Security Standards refer specifically to a suite of NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection Standards (CIP) which include:

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Common Questions about NERC Registration Criteria

If you are an owner or operator of a responsible entity within the Bulk Power System (BPS), it is mandatory for you to register with the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC). The purpose of NERC is to ensure and facilitate the secure and reliable operations of power utility companies across the United States, parts of Canada, and a portion of Baja California Norte, Mexico. Failure to comply with NERC’s Security and Reliability Standards can result in severe penalties, costing your company millions of dollars.

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Compliant and Confident: Understanding NERC Regulation Standards

In the electric utility industry, it is becoming increasingly important to maintain a high level of vigilance over the secure operations of entities responsible for the generation, transmission, and distribution of electric power. Due to both internal and external hazards and threats to the bulk power system (BPS), ensuring the security and reliability of energy for businesses and household consumers is a serious challenge. If you are professionally involved in any facet of the power utility industry, you already understand that this is not just a matter of safe and stable operations; it is also an issue of efficiency, compliance, and your company’s bottom line.

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Planning and Implementing Energy Schedules

If you work in the electric utility industry, you know how important it is for system operators to have access to as much of the relevant, real-time data as possible in order to ensure the reliable scheduling of energy transmission between and within control areas. Additionally, the data useful for forecasting and tracking demand and capacity can be extremely helpful in maintaining compliance with the Security and Reliability Standards. Which are regulated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), according to recommendations by the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC).

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