About Us

Determine Solutions Ltd. is the limited liability company for Peter Kelly and associated consultants.

Peter has expertise in the following areas:

  • Energy market design and implementation
  • Energy market systems, including implementation and auditing
  • Project management
  • Tender management, from either supplier or vendor perspectives
  • Information architecture, from a strategic business level down to computer system design
  • Policy compliance audits, such as compliance with the Privacy Act or NZ Government Web Guidelines

Peter Kelly's recent projects have included:

  • for the Oman Power and Water Procurement Company, advising on an RFP for IT consultants to help with their market systems projects. The RFP has now been advertised, and the advertisement can be found at omanpwp.com.
  • for the PJM Interconnection regional transmission organisation, comparing vendor settlement formulations with the market rules, analysing and documenting any inconsistencies found.  Peter Kelly worked as part of a Market Reform team on this project.
  • a similar exercise for the Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO), with a similar team.
  • working on the AEMO Short Term Trading Market for gas.  He was working as part of a Market Reform team that was certifying the market systems, providing extending testing of their behaviour interfaces, and documenting market outcomes in terms of the market rules.

Peter Kelly earlier provided assistance to the Western Australia Independent Market Operator, with involvement in:

  • writing market procedures
  • changes to the Wholesale Electricity Market Rules
  • specifying and testing changes to the ABB-developed market systems
  • development of analytical tools, such as market power measures
  • checking of market settling processes
  • involvement in setting and explaining prudential risk management limits, and
  • the implementation of a public web site

 Peter has a Master of Management degree, awarded with distinction, with the research component entitled "Collaborative governance in the Western Australia wholesale electricity market".  He is also the Manager Legal for Catalyst IT.

Please contact Peter Kelly on +64 21 119 0703 if you wish to discuss a project.