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Hoosier Energy Selects OSI Technology for a New Generation and Energy Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been selected by Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. (Hoosier Energy) to implement a Generation and Energy Management System (GMS/EMS) based on OSI's monarch™ platform.

Hoosier Energy's new OSI GMS/EMS system includes the advanced functionality presented by OSI's next-generation, .NET based Graphical User Interface; Remote Console GUI; Dynamic Tabular Display Subsystem; Data Engineering and Maintenance Subsystem; Advanced Alarm Management System; Real-time and Historical Trending; Communications Front-end Processor; Historical Information System and Data Archiving; Inter-control Center Communications Protocol; Calculation & Scripting Subsystem; Load Shed and Restoration; PMU Data Communications Processor; Automatic Generation Control and Dispatch; Market Operations System; Network Security Analysis; and Operator Training Simulator software products.

Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission cooperative (G&T) with headquarters in Bloomington, Ind. The G&T provides electric power and services to 18 electric distribution cooperatives in southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Hoosier Energy operates eight power plants, including three renewable energy facilities and a 1,700-mile transmission network. See hepn.com for more information.

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), Outage Management Systems (OMS), Generation Management Systems (GMS), Substation Automation Systems (SA); Data Warehousing and Historians, as well as individual software and hardware products and Smart Grid solutions for utility operations. OSI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.

For additional information regarding this news release, please contact news@osii.com.