Tenaska Power Services

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Elevating Standards for the Next 25 Years

Our depth and breadth of experience has consistently driven customer success, and we’re able to maintain that success through elevating our standards year after year. As we look toward the next 25 years, our team will continue to power innovative solutions from a unique place in an ever-evolving industry.

A Past of Looking Forward

We have many accomplishments to celebrate throughout our 25 years in business. This is the story of a team that never settles in pursuit of forward-thinking solutions.

Tenaska Power Services Origin
Jan 1997


Tenaska Power Services (TPS) begins providing energy management services in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) under the leadership of Trudy Harper.

Tenaska Power Services First Customer and year in business
Jan 2001

Year in Review

TPS manages our first customer in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP), moves to a new office location, becomes a Qualified Scheduling Entity (QSE) in ERCOT, and purchases our first long-term DC-Tie Transmission.

Tenaska Power Services 50 Employees and Ercot
Jan 2002


TPS reaches more than 50 employees and begins providing retail services in ERCOT.

Tenaska Tops, LLC
May 2002


TPS and Occidental Energy Ventures enter into a 50/50 limited partnership — Tenaska Oxy Power Services (TOPS). The TOPS partnership was created to manage and market electricity for wholesale and large industrial customers in the ERCOT power market. This lasted until December 2006.

Jan 2003


TPS begins congestion trading in the ERCOT Zonal Market.

TPS Serves PJM
Jan 2006


TPS manages our first customer in PJM Interconnection (PJM).

Sep 2009


TPS manages our first customer in Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO).

TPS creates PowerTools Platform
Dec 2010


TPS introduces the PowerTools Platform® as the ERCOT Nodal Market launches. TPS sets a new industry standard for energy management and settlement services with the development of our proprietary data management and calculation engine — PowerTools Platform®.

Jan 2011


TPS begins trading in Western Electricity Coordinating Council (WECC).

TPS New Leadership, Kevin Smith
Apr 2012


Trudy Harper retires as president of Tenaska Power Services, and Kevin Smith is named president.

TPS serves CAISO
Jan 2013


TPS begins trading in the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) Market.

TPS makes 50 employees and serves SPP
Jan 2014

Year in Review

TPS begins trading Transmission Congestion Rights in Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and reaches 100 employees.

Jan 2015


TPS manages our first customer in ISO New England Inc. (ISONE).

First Nevada retail served, MGM
Oct 2016


TPS serves first Nevada Retail Load — MGM.

Tenaska PowerTools is implemented
May 2017


TPS launches the PowerTools Portal.

TPS serves NYISO
Oct 2017


TPS manages our first customer in New York Independent System Operator (NYISO).

Tenaska Power Services reaches 150 employees
Sep 2019


TPS reaches 150 employees.

Tenaska Power Services moves into Dallas Headquarters
Apr 2020


TPS moves to a new location at The Point at Las Colinas in Irving, Texas.

TPS winter storm event
Feb 2021

Winter Storm Event

The Midwest and Texas are hit with unprecedented winter weather, causing disruption to the power grid. TPS employees work around the clock to ensure reliable and stable customer service is provided.

ORIGEN Platform launches
May 2021

ORIGEN™ Platform

TPS launches a new technology platform — ORIGEN — for energy storage management and optimization.

Tenaska Power Services celebrates 25 years
Jan 2022

Tenaska Power Services Celebrates 25th Anniversary Milestone

TPS celebrates 25 years of growth with more than 180 employees providing services in 15 markets.

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Our people and their dedication to long-term relationships are our greatest asset. We owe every milestone to our team members, our customers and all who have supported us leading up to this notable anniversary. You fuel our success so we can continue to power tomorrow’s solutions.

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Legacy of Loyalty

Winter Storm Uri

180 Employees

TPS Serves All American Power Markets and Two Canadian Markets

12 Types of Generation Resources

28% TPS-Managed Capacity Is Renewable Generation

Our Locations

Tenaska Power Service Dallas Headquarters

Philadelphia Office

Courtyard Building, Suite D-3
3900 Skippack Pike
P.O. Box 1346
Skippack, PA 19474-1346