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Middle Tennessee EMC Selects OSI Technology for a New Distribution Management System

Open Systems International, Inc. (OSI) has been awarded a contract by Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTEMC) to supply a state-of-the-art Distribution Management System (DMS) built on OSI's monarch™ operational technology (OT) platform. This solution will replace MTEMC's legacy SCADA system, updating and fortifying the utility's distribution operations.

In addition to OSI's secure and scalable SCADA platform, this comprehensive DMS implementation will include Load Shed and Restoration, Dynamic Data Exchange, Distribution Network Operating Model, and a full complement of advanced DMS applications including Distribution Power Flow; Volt/VAR Optimization; Fault Location, Isolation, and System Restoration; Fault Protection Analysis; Feeder Reconfiguration; Short-Circuit Analysis; Switch Order Management; Dynamic Network Visualizer; and Distribution Operator Training Simulator.

Implementation of OSI's DMS solution provides MTEMC with a flexible and scalable OT platform capable of integration with current and emerging advanced technologies such as distributed energy resources and automated devices.

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (www.mtemc.com) distributes electricity to more than 230,000 residential and business members in a four-county area directly south of metropolitan Nashville. MTEMC is a member-owned, not-for-profit electric cooperative formed by farmers and homeowners in 1936.

Open Systems International (www.osii.com)—headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota—provides open, state-of-the-art and high-performance enterprise automation solutions to utilities worldwide. These solutions include Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems, 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, Pipeline Network Management Systems (NMS), 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.

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