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July 2022, Hartigen Achieves Certification as a Trade Capture Vendor with Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (ICE)

The ICE program conformance testing, in which third party vendors are allowed to create standard software applications that connect to the FIX Trade Capture API, has been successfully passed by Hartigen.  This certification allows Hartigen customers to utilize PowerOptix® to capture physical and financial ICE transactions in ICE Production without further conformance testing.

December 1st, 2021: SEEM Selects Hartigen As Market Platform Provider

The Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM) member board today approved a contract with Hartigen to build and deploy the SEEM Market Platform. SEEM members issued a request for proposal (RFP) earlier in 2021 to provide the electronic platform on which SEEM will function.
"With the selection of Hartigen, SEEM can continue moving forward building an advanced technology platform to deliver on its goals and mission by the third quarter of 2022," said Corey Sellers, general manager of Transmission Policy and Services for Southern Company, a SEEM member.  "Hartigen is a highly qualified vendor and SEEM members are excited to work with them to develop and implement the software platform on which SEEM will function.  Hartigen is well positioned to provide continued maintenance and support for the platform into the future."

SEEM Press Release link

September 30th, 2021: Trafigura Select PowerOptix® For All US Power Markets

Trafigura has selected PowerOptix® for ERCOT, PJM, CAISO, MISO, SPP, ISO-NE, NYISO & Bilateral Markets (Tagging).

September 1st, 2021: Hartigen Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

Hartigen Solutions, LLC was formed on September 1st, 2011 with the vision to deliver software solutions to the Power Industry that add measurable value, leverage cutting-edge technology, provide exceptional customer service, and be a company where the brightest minds in the industry would thrive.  Hartigen's PowerOptix® platform has evolved to become the most advanced platform for all North American Power Markets.  The Hartigen family celebrates this important milestone and recognizes what Hartigen and our flagship product, PowerOptix®, has accomplished over the last ten years.  The best is yet to come!

  • Assembled an amazing team of power market and technology experts that are passionate about customer service​​

  • Delivered 54,000 hours of measurable efficiency gains for our customers

  • Recognized as the gold standard in the industry for customer service and integrity

  • Implemented over 85 production installations

  • Scheduled over 1,150 Market Participants across 48 unique companies

  • Optimized over 205,000 MW of Generation per Hour

  • Earned references from 100% of all Hartigen customers (think about that)

August 12th, 2021: BPA Customer Billing System Will Increase Automation, Improve Efficiency

BPA's Customer Billing Center is responsible for processing nearly $4 billion of annual power and transmission sales to its utility customers each year.  A team that includes members from Customer Billing, Information Technology and the Business Transformation Office is making way for a modern system named PowerOptix®.  Consolidating billing and metering under one system will expedite the transfer of meter data between the Metering Services and Customer Billing teams. Ultimately, working within the PowerOptix® system will streamline business processes, eliminate data discrepancies and provide enhanced visibility between work groups.  For more details, please use the following link on BPA's website: BPA's Customer New Billing System

April 6th, 2021: OSAKA Selects PowerOptix® for PJM & MISO

OSAKA Gas USA has selected and deployed PowerOptix® on Hartigen's Private Cloud to support their business activities in PJM & MISO.

March 25th, 2021: CAISO EIM Go-Live

ACES and City of Roseville went live with PowerOptix® utilizing generation offer automation, base schedule balancing and dashboard, dispatch management and shadow settlements for CAISO EIM as part of Balancing Authority of Northern California (BANC) Phase 2.

February 1st, 2021: SPP WEIS Go-Live

The Energy Authority (TEA) and Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN) participated in the successful launch of SPP's Western Energy Imbalance Service Market (WEIS) utilizing PowerOptix® for front-office, real-time operations and settlements.

January 18th, 2020: PowerOptix® Deployed on Azure FedRAMP (SaaS)

Hartigen has been deploying PowerOptix® on Hartigen's Private Cloud successfully for production customers since 2012.  To support Hartigen customers that have a requirement to meet the FedRAMP NIST800-53 rev4 standard, Hartigen deploys PowerOptix® on Azure.  

November 11th, 2020: BPA Meter Data Management & Customer Billing Replacement

After successfully completing the planning phase of the project, Hartigen & Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) initiated the execution phase of the project to replace their legacy meter data management and customer billing system.  BPA manages over 3,000 meters and 700 monthly invoices. 
Parallel testing is expected to start by the end of June 2021.

November 1st, 2020: Black Hills Bilateral Market Go-Live

Black Hills Energy transitioned to PowerOptix® to support all of their Bilateral Market business processes for both their Transmission and Generation Dispatch business units.  PowerOptix® is utilized Black Hills Energy utilized for trading, trade-2-tag, eTag Agent, unit commitment optimization, meter data management, customer billing, energy accounting, data visualization reporting, position management and margin calculation.

November 1st, 2020: Exelon Transformation Project Go-Live

Exelon utilizes PowerOptix® to automate front-office and real-time operations for their large generation portfolios in PJM, ERCOT, ISO-NE, NYISO, MISO, AESO, CAISO & SPP.  Hartigen played a key role in delivering bi-directional integration between Edur (ETRM) and PowerOptix® to automate the aggregation and creation of ISO/RTO schedules and to book trades related to ISO/RTO awards to support Exelon's Transformation Project go-live on November 1st, 2020.

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