OSI's Enhanced Situational Awareness system chosen by Canadian power company to improve efficiency

OSI's Enhanced Situational Awareness system chosen by Canadian power company to improve efficiency

February 13, 2017 - Open Systems International (OSI) has been selected by Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (a Nalcor company) to supply an Enhanced Situational Awareness (ESA) system based on the OSI Landscape Situational Awareness platform and advanced User Interface. This system is intended to improve the company’s operational effectiveness in complex and dynamic operational environments.

OSI's Advanced Visualizations and Situational Awareness system, OSI Landscape, is a decision support product that can be tailored to the specific operational and business objectives of any utility company. It combines data mining, mathematical analysis, and advanced visualization techniques to present system operators with the state of the power grid. Landscape can present data on large-format display mapboard systems, as well as supported corporate dashboards and mobile devices.

Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is the primary generator of electricity in Newfoundland and Labrador. The company has an installed generating capacity of 1,792 megawatts and maintains thousands of kilometers of transmission and distribution lines. Over 80 percent of the energy generated is clean, hydroelectric generation. Hydro sells its power to distribution utility, industrial, residential, and commercial customers in over 200 communities across the province. The company is committed to operational excellence while delivering safe, reliable, least-cost electricity.

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