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Leading Generation Company Selects OSI Technology for Comprehensive New Generation Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a contract by one of the nation's leading competitive energy providers to supply a consolidated Generation Management System (GMS) based on OSI's monarch™ platform to operate its generation portfolio and manage nearly 45,000 MW of generation capacity in several markets including PJM, ERCOT, SPP, MISO and CAISO. The company's generation portfolio includes nuclear, thermal, hydro and wind resources. This company provides power to approximately 1.2 million commercial, industrial and retail customers. This 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 Alarm Management System; Historical Information System and Data Archiving; Inter-control Center Communications Protocol; Automatic Generation Control and Dispatch; and Market Operations System interfaces.

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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