• Jun 2018

    Publication in The APPEA Journal
  • Jun 2018

    AFMA-Electricity Financial Markets Delivery
  • May 2018

    Energy Edge presenting at 2018 APPEA Conference
  • Apr 2018

    Energy Edge presenting at 2018 AMPLA Conference
  • Mar 2018

    AFMA-Electricity Financial Markets Delivery
  • Dec 2017

    Energy Edge paper accepted for 2018 APPEA Conference Paper
  • Nov 2017

    AFMA-Electricity Financial Markets Delivery


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Market Alerting System

Energy market conditions are prone to rapid change – market prices evolve at a frightening pace, plant conditions can change in an instant and opportunities can appear and evaporate almost without notice.

It is vital for organizations with exposures to the energy markets or with energy trading capabilities to maintain a watching eye on the myriad conditions which impact the portfolio.

Profit-making opportunities, cost minimization actions and risk mitigation controls arise under all of the following market events:
  • High or low spot price
  • High pre-dispatch price indicators
  • Generator unit tripped
  • Electricity loads exceeding thresholds
  • Market bids are non-conforming
  • Insufficient gas pressure

System Components

The Alerting system is implemented using several components.
  • Windows service that monitors the state and sends alerts to in response to state changes
  • SQL Server database to manage the state of the system
  • SQL Server database to manage the state of the system
  • Web application to view and manage the state of the application
  • SMS Gateway (third party) to forward the alerts to users
  • MMS or other market databases as a data source


The Alarming and Alerting system contains a highly configurable software package to engage in two-way communications with key energy trading and risk managers.

  • Data source configuration - Configure the system to deliver messages on the basis of various database conditions: MMS Electricity, STTM Gas, or other portfolio databases.
  • Trigger configuration - Configure the rules which will trigger messages to be sent, and configure the message itself.
  • User configuration - Configure which users and groups receive which messages
  • Two-way communications - Send a SMS or email request to the server to request it to deliver various market condition data back to your smart phone.
  • Ultimate Flexibility - Completely configurable data dependencies messages and alert trigger conditions through the system administrator.

For more information about Market Alerting System please contact Energy Edge