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Texas Wholesale Power Provider Selects OSI Technology for New Generation Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a new contract by a prominent wholesale power provider (Company) to implement a state-of-the-art new Generation Management System (GMS) based on OSI's monarch™ platform to operate its generation portfolio and load resources in the Texas ERCOT Market. This company provides wholesale electricity to a number of distribution utilities that serves more than a million people. The Company has requested to remain anonymous.

This new GMS system is based on OSI's monarch (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform and includes the advanced functionality presented by OSI's Advanced SCADA and Alarm Management System; Historical Information System and Data Archiving; Inter-control Center Communications; Automatic Generation Control and Dispatch; NERC Performance Monitoring; and Market Operations System interfaces for the ERCOT market.

OSI (www.osii.com) provides open, state-of-the-art and high-performance 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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