Case Studies

  • Jun 29, 2009 | Aeris Communications, Inc.
    Kansas City Power & Light (KCP&L) provides regulated energy products to a metro-wide service area encompassing homes, businesses, industries and suburban municipalities. A few years ago the company was searching for a way to expand its capacitor bank automation program. Capacitor banks...
  • Jun 22, 2009 | General Dynamics Itronix Corporation
    ScottishPower’s electricity maintenance teams are based “in the field,” surveying the overhead network by foot, and above by helicopter. Known as Asset Inspectors and Defect Clearance teams, they travel an extraordinary distance in order to keep tabs on the network infrastructure throughout the...
  • Jun 22, 2009 | ZigBee Alliance
    Utilities worldwide have begun to optimize their product portfolios by selecting and utilizing products based on open standards. Products and services utilizing open standards reduce obsolescence risk while providing flexible, durable solutions. Since multiple companies participate in...
  • Jun 08, 2009 | Radius Radio Network Technology
    Radius provides a smart network, distribution automation system to assist Scottish Power, Energy Networks to achieve their regulatory requirements.
  • Jun 08, 2009 | Pacific Gas and Electric Company,
    Water districts are extremely energy-intensive operations. PG&E wants to pay incentives to customers to reduce their demand for electricity during peak hours. When water service organizations participate in Demand Response programs they have a positive affect on the grid. We spoke with such a...
  • Jun 05, 2009 | WAUSAU Financial Systems
    PSE&G had a difficult time processing all of their payments - whether they were received via mail, at a remote location, or over the phone - before the bank deposit cut-off time, resulting in daily carryover. Remote payments made at PSE&G’s 16 customer service centers were delivered...
  • Jun 01, 2009 | Iskra MIS
    In cooperation with our business partner, the ALCE company, a SCADA control system was installed in one distribution transformer station of TEIAS Turkish electric utility in Istanbul. It is one of the biggest transformer stations of approx. sixty stations in 15-million Istanbul. A customer...
  • May 29, 2009 | CSC (Computer Sciences Corporation)
    To handle the transition to deregulation, a new SAP system called SocLev was created. It includes the account creation for new and dropped customers, the tracking of energy consumption, and billing and payment collection. CSC led the project and was responsible for business process design, the...
  • May 26, 2009 | Wireless Matrix Corporation
    TVEC uses a sophisticated Outage Management System (OMS) from Milsoft to plot regular service calls, track reported emergency outages, and model outage parameters for a big-picture view of all their service needs. But while TVEC could easily view their workload each day, they had trouble viewing...
  • May 18, 2009 | Wireless Matrix Corporation
    For over 100 years, the citizens of Lansing, Michigan, have been powered by the publically owned Board of Water & Light (BWL). Now the largest municipally owned utility in the state, Lansing BWL provides its customer-owners with reliable, high-quality utility services at the lowest possible...