Monthly Archives: February 2013

Top 10 Energy & Risk News Highlights | February 2013

Post by admin on February 28, 2013

Welcome to February’s Top 10 Energy & Risk News Highlights.

bookThe goal of this series is to briefly showcase the top news stories each month for the Energy, Trading, and Risk Management industries. These stories come from some of the industry’s best resources spanning from Bloomberg Businessweek to

As you may notice this month’s blog focuses a great deal on government and regulations such as EMIR, REMIT, and Dodd-Frank. These continue to be hot topics both in Europe and the US.

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Pioneer Solutions Proudly Introduces New Client: New Braunfels Utilities

Post by admin on February 26, 2013

Untitled-2Pioneer Solutions is pleased to announce that New Braunfels Utilities (NBU) of Texas has purchased the TRMTracker C/ETRM software solution. Pioneer Solutions will provide the TRMTracker, facilitating NBU’s total management of all of their energy trading business processes, reporting and risk management. In addition, the software will be used to automate bilateral and ERCOT settlements and accounting.

“We have chosen Pioneer because of their ability to offer a flexible solution with rapid delivery, which NBU requires to support our unique energy trading and risk management operations.”

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TRMTracker is a comprehensive next generation end-to-end energy/commodity trading and risk management solution that supports the entire lifecycle of trading. The system will allow NBU to manage all facets of their business by providing front to back management of energy trading.said Paula DiFonzo, CEO of New Braunfels Utilities.


For the Complete Press Release, including contact information, visit our Newsroom.

About Pioneer Solutions

Pioneer Solutions is a global software provider of next generation Commodities and Energy Trading and Risk Management (C/ETRM) Environmental Management Information Systems (EMIS) & Enterprise Compliance Solutions. Pioneer’s comprehensive suite of products are designed specifically for utility and energy companies and offer a single seamlessly integrated platform that can handle all commodity types, risk exposures and compliance needs.

Offering the latest in business processing capability, Pioneer’s products offer the user a configurable environment that allows for customizable templates for workflow and user-defined custom formula entry. Serving some of the largest utilities and energy companies across the globe, Pioneer’s flexible solutions are designed for rapid deployment and easily adapt to clients’ unique business processes, model complex trading scenarios and automate business processes.

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Event Recap | Pioneer Solutions at E-world 2013

Post by admin on February 19, 2013

Pioneer Solutions attended E-world Energy and Water 2013 in Essen Germany on February 5-7. Below is a quick synopsis on the event and the experience had by our attending professional, George Bradshaw.


Though Pioneer has attended E-World for the past three years, our involvement at this year’s E-world was a first for the company, as we decided to attend as an exhibitor in order to expand our participation in the industry and to spread the word about our next generation ETRM & EMIS solutions.

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GreenCo purchases RECTracker from Pioneer Solutions

Post by admin on February 12, 2013


Pioneer Solutions is pleased to announce that North Carolina’s GreenCo Solutions has purchased the RECTracker software and will begin the implementation process immediately.

GreenCo Solutions manages compliance with the North Carolina Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS) on behalf of 22 North Carolina electric cooperatives. GreenCo selected Pioneer Solutions’ RECTracker due to its ability to satisfy their unique business requirements.

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The World of Dodd-Frank | Updates and How to Prepare

Post by admin on February 8, 2013

Prior to the election a few months ago, it seemed as if everything that had been developing in the world of Dodd-Frank was put on hold. Now, with the election and inauguration behind us and our country anticipating the next four years, those in the financial industry are realizing that this also means another four years of Dodd-Frank.


The last few years have meant several lawsuits, delayed deadlines and unending controversy surrounding the Dodd-Frank act and the regulations that loom. Some rulemaking requirements have been set while many others have missed deadlines or have yet to  even be decided. While many government agencies have already adopted Dodd-Frank and are reportedly more or less happy with the outcome,  other organizations remain far less certain. about the switch.

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