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Dominican Republic's Hydroelectric Generation Company, EGEHID, Selects OSI Technology for New SCADA System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) and partner Automatización y Tecnología Mexicana SA de CV (Atemex) have been awarded a contract by Empresa de Generación Hidroeléctrica Dominicana (EGEHID), the Dominican Republic's state-owned hydroelectric generation company, to implement a SCADA system based on OSI's monarch™ operations technology (OT) platform. This new solution will replace EGEHID's legacy ABB system.

This new SCADA system will feature OSI's next-generation, .NET-based Graphical User Interface (GUI); Remote/Mobile Browser-based User Interface; Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition; Communications Front-end Processor; Real-time and Historical Trending; Advanced Alarm Management System; Data Engineering and Maintenance Subsystem; Historical Information System and Data Archiving; and OBDC and ICCP interfaces.

Empresa de Generación Hidroeléctrica Dominicana (http://egehid.com.do/), based in Santo Domingo, is the Dominican Republic's state-owned hydroelectric generator. A subsidiary of state power holding company CDEEE, EGEHID seeks to generate quality electric power at a competitive price, in harmony with the environment, with highly qualified and motivated human resources for maximum satisfaction of their customers and the community.

Atemex (www.atemex.com) is a Mexican automation company with a solid technical background and outstanding reputation. Atemex designs and manufactures RTUs, SCADA communication accessories, and data concentrators for electrical utilities in the Mexican market. OSI and Atemex have worked together since September 2007 to bring state-of-the-art OSI technology to control centers in Mexico. Atemex is headquartered in Chihuahua, Mexico.

Open Systems International (www.osii.com)—headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota—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 (SA) Systems, Data Warehousing (Historian) Analytics, Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS), Situational Awareness Systems, individual software and hardware products, and Smart Grid solutions for utility operations. OSI's solutions empower its users to meet their operational challenges, day-in and day-out, with unsurpassed reliability and a minimal cost of technology ownership and maintenance.

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