New power study offers analysis of bidding behavior in New York Power Pool

May 21, 2002 — A new power study from Energy Security Analysis Inc. (ESAI) seeks answers to questions about bidding and plant analysis.

The study, Analysis of Bidding Behavior: New York Power Pool, is the first in a series of reports that offer comprehensive analysis of bidding behaviors in the northeast power markets.

The New York Power Pool study will include:
* An analysis of the effects of various bidding strategies in the New York Power Pool as well as intra-pool zones) on day-ahead and real time market prices,
* An analysis of competitor bidding strategies,
* Insights into the development of proprietary bidding programs,
* A more comprehensive and realistic basis for the valuation of power assets,
* An alternative to marginal cost based models as determinants of appropriate market prices,
* Analysis of a comprehensive database of bid data from the New York ISO,
* An array of statistical and modeling techniques to organize and intensively analyze the data, using both traditional and new analytical techniques,
* Access to a broad range of queries and results. From this base, clients will be able to work further with ESAI on company-specific strategy evaluations and design projects.
The study may be useful to plant buyers, sellers, and financiers; power traders; regulators; and attorneys involved in power market litigation. ESAI will complete the study on September 15, 2002, when it will be available for sale.

Backing up the study will be a roundtable meeting in the fall of 2002. The meeting is complimentary to report buyers and companies purchasing the report are invited to send multiple attendees from their company.

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