Case Studies

  • Sep 18, 2007 | Kinectrics
    Determining the end-of-life for Distribution System components and establishing methods to extend equipment life are important factors in achieving cost-effective asset management. Kinectrics has helped system owners identify the most appropriate end- of-life criteria for individual Distribution...
  • Sep 10, 2007 | Advanced AMR Technologies, LLC
    For many years the 15th Civil Engineering Squadron (CES) has been searching for an Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) system to read the electric meters on base. There were many options to consider, but all options needed to bring energy cost under control, promote conservation and comply with DoD...
  • Sep 06, 2007 | Resources for the Future
    The worldwide demand for new energy infrastructures has been paralleled in recent years by the increasing difficulty of siting major facilities. Siting difficulty is the subject of widespread discussion, but because of the complexity of the problem, potential solutions are not obvious or well...
  • Sep 06, 2007 | Isis Papyrus
    In conjunction with a merger in 2001 the use of SAP R3 for business applications and the continued use of the ISIS Papyrus Document System for billing was decided for all operating companies. The former company had originally selected Papyrus in conjunction with their Y2K and SAP implementation...
  • Aug 28, 2007 | Exstream Software
    In an increasingly crowded market, E.ON needed to differentiate itself from the competition to gain a competitive advantage and ensure it continued to attract and exceed the expectations of its new customers.
  • Aug 23, 2007 | Itron Inc.
    Union Power originally planned to retrofit all of their existing meters with radio-based endpoints. Although the retrofit process is quick and reliable, UPC decided to do a complete change-out and install all new solid-state electricity meters for use with Itron’s radio-based, drive-by Mobile...
  • Aug 23, 2007 | E-Mon
    This major airport complex in Kansas City, Missouri, covers more than 10,000 acres, providing 71 boarding gates, 44 passenger-boarding bridges and three airline terminals. In 2006, almost 11 million visitors passed through Kansas City International’s (KCI) common areas embracing more than one...
  • Aug 23, 2007 | Zetron
    Washington state’s largest utility, Puget Sound Energy (PSE), recently collaborated with Zetron to equip the utility’s new backup dispatch center with a custom Voice-over-Internet-Protocol (VoIP) radio dispatch console system.
  • Aug 22, 2007 | ESRI
    Researching and notifying property owners along transmission lines have historically been the tasks of the company's real estate group, whereas the maintenance groups filed landowner information in their individual departments, which resulted in redundancy and incomplete processes that could...
  • Aug 17, 2007 | IBM Corporation
    ScottishPower runs its core Multi Service Platform application on an IBM System z mainframe (model z990) with four processing engines, hosted by IBM; a System z server in a second IBM data centre acts as a cold stand-by for disaster recovery purposes. The IBM mainframe delivers the necessary...