To keep pace with the demand for renewable energy and support our growing portfolio of operating facilities, Pattern Energy expanded the power and transmission scheduling capabilities of our Energy Management Group in 2020.
The Energy Management Group includes expertise in risk management, energy markets, and transmission scheduling. From identifying the most efficient way to deliver renewable energy to customers to seeking ways to mitigate summer rate increases, this group is responsible for optimizing commodity delivery and price exposure. They also coordinate with our Meteorological team to account for the impact of forecasted weather disruptions on our anticipated production.
The expanded group moves clean energy from our wind facilities in eastern New Mexico across transmission paths in New Mexico and Arizona to deliver electricity to customers in California. The amount they are responsible for scheduling will triple when Pattern Energy completes our Western Spirit Wind projects at the end of 2021.