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OSI installs electrical transmission control center in Chile

OSI installs electrical transmission control center in Chile

December 9, 2014 - Open Systems International. (OSI) installed a control center for Transelec CNOT (Centro Nacional de Operaciones de Transmisión/National Center for Transmission Operations).

The facility for Transelec unifies all of the company’s regional control centers throughout the country, allowing 24 hour surveillance of operations, efficiently and safely, while maintaining a unique and direct relationship with the CDEC (Centro de Despacho Económico de Carga/Center for Economic Load Dispatch), for both the SIC (Sistema Interconectado Central/Central Interconnected System) and the SING (Sistema Interconectado del Norte Grande/Northern Interconnected System).

Transelec's new Unified Control Center is now monitoring and controlling their transmission system via a state-of-the-art SCADA/EMS system based on OSI’s monarch™ platform and advanced applications. This new control center will allow for a more efficient use of the existing infrastructure, a coordinated development of new generation and transmission capabilities in the country and the further addition of renewable generation.

Transelec S.A. is the largest transmission company in Chile, serving 98% of the electricity customers, via more than 9,200 kilometers (5,700 miles) of high-voltage transmission lines and 56 substations that extend through the length of the country, deployed from the Northern Interconnected System and the Central Interconnected System.

OSI provides open, state-of-the-art and high-performance automation solutions to utilities worldwide. These solutions include Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, Network Management Systems (NMS), Energy Management Systems (EMS), Distribution Management Systems (DMS), Outage Management Systems (OMS), Generation Management Systems (GMS), Substation Automation Systems (SA); and Smart Grid solutions for utility operations. OSI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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