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Nov 29, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) was awarded a contract by Cedar Falls Utilities of Iowa to supply a Linux-based SCADA Master Station to control and monitor its electric, gas, water and communication systems.

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Nov 29, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has recently been awarded a contract by N.W. Electric Power Cooperative, Inc. (NWEPC) in Cameron, Missouri to implement a Linux-Based SCADA system. The project, which encompasses NWEPC and their seven (7) member cooperatives, will allow NWEPC to integrate a variety of SCADA equipment into one cohesive system.

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Nov 23, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), has been awarded a contract by Solutia Inc. to supply a replacement SCADA Master Station for monitoring and controlling the electrical distribution network at its very large chemical plant in Pensacola, Florida. This marks a new market for OSI products and services outside the traditional electrical utility business sector.

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Oct 22, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), has recently been awarded a contract by Willmar Municipal Utilities (WMU), Willmar, Minnesota to supply a replacement SCADA Master Station for monitoring and controlling the district heating, electrical and water systems.

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Oct 15, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has recently been awarded a contract by Homestead Energy Services (HES), Florida to supply a comprehensive SCADA System and Generation Control and Management System (GMS).

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Sep 1, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been recently awarded a contract by The Energy Authority® (TEA®) of Jacksonville, Florida, to supply a SCADA and a Generation Management System (GMS). The project will be staged and implemented onsite using a fast track schedule with a tentative completion date in October 2004.

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Jul 13, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has recently been awarded a contract to supply a replacement SCADA/Energy Management System (EMS) to Southern Illinois Power Cooperative (SIPC).

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Jul 6, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has recently been awarded a combined contract by Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro (NLH) and Churchill Falls Labrador Corporation LTD (CF(L)Co) to implement an Energy Management System (EMS) for Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro and a SCADA system for the Churchill Falls Hydro Generating Station, the world's largest underground hydro project. The organizations, which operate under the umbrella of the Hydro Group of Companies, are responsible for the majority of generation and transmission in Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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Jun 7, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) is pleased to announce the inauguration of a new development and project implementation centre in Perth, Australia. The new OSI Australian headquarters is located on the campus of Technology Park, a premiere high-tech campus in Perth adjoining the Curtin University of Technology. From this centre, OSI will conduct project development and support for Australia and New Zealand as well as India and Southeast Asia. The centre will also be involved with business development activities for the geographical area.

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Jun 2, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) completed a highly successful SCADA/Energy Management System project for Lincoln Electric Systems (LES) in Lincoln, Nebraska, in record time. The System has been commissioned four and one half months from contract award, representing a near record for the industry.

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May 27, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) announces a new release of its OpenOTS™, Operator Training Simulator software code named ARISTOTLE™. OpenOTS is a tool that enables electric utilities to achieve realistic simulations as required by the North American Reliability Council (NERC) for all Operators and Reliability Coordinators. Following the August 14, 2003 large-scale blackout, NERC performed root-cause studies and established specific actions for control areas throughout the bulk electric system that it governs. Hands-on operator training using realistic system simulations was established as a specific action and a key required technical initiative.

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Apr 29, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded an order to supply a new SCADA and Power Distribution Management System (to Space Gateway Support, LLC. The system, which will be located at Kennedy Space Center, will manage the power distribution at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS) in Florida.

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Apr 2, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), an industry leader providing open and high-performance automation solutions to electric utilities worldwide, has recently completed a formal audit and certification of its Quality Management System (QMS). Based on this independent audit, OSI has received ISO 9001:2000 Certification by Perry Johnson Registrars (PJR), accredited auditors. The certification encompasses the design, development, integration, and implementation of automation and control systems for the Utilities industry.

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Mar 26, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), an industry leader providing open and high-performance automation solutions to electric utilities worldwide, has recently been awarded a contract to supply a System Protection Scheme (SPS) for the Tasmania DC Transmission Link. This follows the completion last year of the Network Operations Control System (NOCS) based on OSI's distributed and open monarch™ architecture.

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Feb 25, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has recently been awarded a contract to supply an Energy Management System (EMS) to Empire District Electric Company (Empire) of Missouri. The new EMS system will be installed in the Empire System Operations Control Center in Joplin, Missouri, replacing an aging Telegyr 8500 Energy Management System. The OSI system will allow Empire to optimally manage its current generation, transmission and distribution assets, and its market operations in the Southwest Power Pool, while providing the capability to meet future growth and expansion and functionality requirements in a cost effective and efficient manner.

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Feb 9, 2004

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI), an industry leader providing open and high-performance automation solutions to electric utilities worldwide, has recently been awarded a contract to supply a replacement SCADA System to Ketchikan Public Utilities (KPU).

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