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Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. Selects OSI SCADA Technology for Renewable Energy Management Centers in India's Northern Region

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) and partner Chemtrols Industries Pvt. Ltd. (Chemtrols) have been awarded a contract by the Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (PGCIL) to implement a SCADA system—based on OSI's monarch™ operations technology (OT) platform—that will manage renewable energy management centers (REMCs) in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan and in New Delhi. The New Delhi location includes one central regional control center as well as a separate national load dispatch center for REMCs. A key facet of the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy's Green Energy Corridor initiative, these REMCs will help integrate renewable energy sources into the country's power grid, providing stability and security.

This new SCADA system features OSI's next-generation, .NET-based Graphical User Interface (GUI); Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition; Communications Front-end Processor; Real-time and Historical Trending; Advanced Alarm Management System; Data Engineering and Maintenance Subsystem; Historical Information System and Data Archiving; Equipment Outage Scheduler; and CHRONUS™, OSI's next-generation, time series-based historian supported by big data technology. The SCADA system will integrate seamlessly with the REMCs' renewable energy forecasting and scheduling capabilities.

Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd. (www.powergridindia.com) is a state-owned electric utilities company headquartered in Gurugram, India. The company owns and operates more than 145,000 kilometers of transmission lines and 230 substations. This transmission network, spread across the length and breadth of the country, is consistently maintained at an availability of more than 99 percent.

Chemtrols Industries Pvt. Ltd. (www.chemtrols.com) is a leading solutions provider in process analytics, environment and emission monitoring, flow and terminal automation, process instrumentation, steam engineering, and utility management systems. Boasting offices in all major cities in India and a presence in the UAE, Chemtrols specializes in the execution of small to large turnkey projects—from design and engineering to procurement, manufacturing, testing, installation, commissioning, and servicing.

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, Distributed Energy Resource Management Systems (DERMS), 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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