Tacoma Public Utilities chooses OSI to supply Energy Management System
February 14, 2017 - Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been selected by Tacoma Public Utilities to supply an Energy Management System (EMS) based on OSI's monarch (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform. This will replace Tacoma's legacy ABB system.
A publicly owned utility, Tacoma Power provides electricity to Tacoma, Washington and the surrounding areas, serving more than 160,000 customers. It draws 90 percent of its power from hydroelectric generation.
This EMS system includes OSI's .NET-based Graphical User Interface (GUI); SCADA functionality; Real-time and Historical Trending; Load Shed and Restoration; Communications Front-end Processor; Inter-control Center Communications Protocol; Chronus Historical Information System and Data Archiving; Automatic Generation Control and Dispatch; Transaction Management System; Transmission Network Security Analysis and Situational Awareness; Operator Training Simulator; and OSI Enterprise Integration Platform via Web Services.
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