PCE is the industry leader in advancing the science and technology of generation control.

Our software controls generation for electric utilities with generation capacity ranging from about 2,000 MW to over 40,000 MW, amounting to about 10% of the US total.

PCE's innovative statistical theories for interconnected operation established the technical basis on which NERC adopted CPS1 and CPS2 as designed by PCE.

For more than two decades, PCE staff has been leading the effort of optimizing and illuminating virtually every aspect of the generation control process.

Our Mission

Provide software and consulting to:

  • Enable energy and ancillary service market participants to maximize profit in real-time operation by improving the generation control process to fully benefit from market rules,
  • Assist generation marketers, owners, and operators (Balancing Authorities, Market Participants, Independent System Operators, etc.) to analyze and optimize their generation control process,
  • Support and guide the evolution of reliability standards and market-based solutions applicable to load-following, regulation, and contingency reserve.

Our Philosophy

We pride ourselves on understanding the problems and opportunities in the field of generation control. We are committed to excellence; it is the defining objective of everything we do. PCE's products and services have consistently delivered on their promise of improving efficiency, profitability, and reliability.

Our clients are our greatest asset, and we are dedicated to serving their needs.

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