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OSI Selected by City Water Light & Power of Springfield, Illinois to Supply a New SCADA/EMS System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a new contract by City Water, Light & Power (CWLP) of Springfield, Illinois, to replace their legacy SCADA/EMS system with a new system based on OSI's state-of-the-art monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform.

CWLP is the largest municipally owned electric system in Illinois, providing power to approximately 70,000 electric customers in an eighty-square-mile service territory in and around Springfield. The total population served by CWLP is over 120,000. CWLP's selection of OSI for this project was motivated by the requirement for a technically advanced platform, capable of effectively fulfilling its operational mission while meeting the expected requirements of the forthcoming version of the NERC CIP Standards.

CWLP's new monarch SCADA/EMS system includes SCADA, Generation Control and Dispatch, Transmission Security Analysis (State Estimator, Power Flow and Contingency Analysis) and Operator Training Simulator Functionality.

CWLP (www.cwlp.com) provides water and electricity to the greater Springfield area. The mission of CWLP is to provide its customers with the highest quality, most reliable water and electric service at the lowest possible rates, while preserving the continued financial and operating integrity of both utility systems.

OSI (www.osii.com) 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) and Generation Management Systems (GMS); as well as individual software and hardware products and Smart Grid Solutions for utility operations. OSI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

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