NextEra Energy Resources
Real-Time Power Trader
November 2013 — Present
Manage the real-time operations of distributed asset portfolio, including dispatching assets based upon contract commitments, economic conditions, and operational constraints.
Adjust and monitor fossil plant gas burn to eliminate the risk of imbalance penalties
--Saved company over $5 million in penalties to date
Coordinate unit availability, outage schedules, and unit schedules, and continually communicate all necessary information to plant personnel, ISOs, utilities, co-ops, customers, appropriate internal teams, and day-ahead traders.
Have the responsibility and authority to implement real-time actions to ensure stable and reliable operations
Manage dispatching and trading decisions with a continuous focus on balancing risk versus return to produce maximum profitability.
Experience with CAISO, ERCOT, MISO, PJM, NYISO, and ISONE