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Corn Belt Power Cooperative of Iowa Selects OSI Technology for a New Energy Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been selected by Corn Belt Power Cooperative (CBPC) to replace CBPC's legacy OSI SCADA system with a new SCADA/Energy Management System (EMS) based on OSI's monarch™ (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform.

CBPC's new SCADA/EMS system features OSI's Advanced Graphical User Interface (GUI) and Situational Awareness functionality; Calculation & Scripting Subsystem; Real-time and Historical Trending; Data Engineering and Maintenance Subsystem; Advanced Alarm Management Subsystem; Inter-control Center Communications Protocol; Communications Front-end Processor; Real-time and Study Transmission Network Analysis functionality; Switch Order Management; CHRONUS™, OSI's next-generation historian supported by Big Data technology; and Voyager™, OSI's Remote/Mobile Browser-based User Interface.

Corn Belt Power Cooperative (www.cbpower.coop)—headquartered in Humboldt, Iowa—is a generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperative owned by its member systems. Corn Belt Power provides electricity to nine member distribution electric cooperatives and one municipal electric cooperative (NIMECA) that serve farm members, rural residences, small towns, and commercial and industrial members in 41 counties in northern Iowa.

Open Systems International (www.osii.com)—headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota—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 (SA) Systems, Data Warehousing (Historian) Analytics, Situational Awareness Systems, individual software and hardware products, and Smart Grid solutions for utility operations. OSI's solutions empower its users to meet their operational challenges, day-in and day-out, with unsurpassed reliability and a minimal cost of technology ownership and maintenance.

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