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OSI to Supply SCADA system to Mountain Parks Electric

December 2, 2011 - Open Systems International (OSI) has been awarded a contract by Mountain Parks Electric. (MPEI), to provide a SCADA and Distribution Management system based on OSI’s monarch (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform, in order to modernize and enhance their utility operations and operational efficiency.

OSI will provide a .NET based Graphical User Interface (GUI), Advanced Alarm Management System; Real-time and Historical Trending; Communications Front-end Processor; Historical Information System and Data Archiving; Calculation & Scripting Subsystem; Disturbance Data Collection; Virtual Remote Terminal Unit; and Energy Accounting software products, with monarch interfaces to GIS, MultiSpeak and ODBC.

In a second phase of this project, MPEI will be implementing Advanced Distribution Management System functionalities, including Electronic Mapping, Distribution Power Flow and Volt/VAR Control.

“We chose OSI over other vendors because they offered the best system at the most reasonable cost,” said Scott Simons, MPEI’s Project Engineer.

“We welcome MPEI to our family of users. Our technology is a great match for the automation needs of MPEI and their rollout of practical Smart Grid distribution management applications,” said Adam Wortz, Director of OSI’s Solutions Engineering.

MPEI provides reliable and competitive services to residential and commercial customers in North Central Colorado; all of Grand and Jackson Counties and parts of Summit, Larimer and Routt Counties. MPEI is headquartered in Granby, Colorado and operates 1,800 miles of power lines in its service territory. MPEI is committed to delivering the highest quality service and the lowest electric rates to its customers.

OSI provides open, state-of-the-art and high-performance automation solutions to utilities worldwide. These solutions include Supervisory Control & Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Network Management Systems (NMS), Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS) and Generation Management Systems (GMS); as well as individual software and hardware products and Smart Grid solutions for utility operations internationally. OSI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
 

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