Open Systems International, Inc. has been selected by CoServ Electric of Texas to supply an advanced new Distribution Management System (DMS) for the electric cooperative's members, based on OSI's state-of-the-art monarch (Multi-platform Open Network ARCHitecture) platform.
CoServ Electric is the second largest distribution cooperative in Texas and provides power to more than 165,000 electric members in North Texas. CoServ continues to experience rapid growth as thousands of new residential and commercial customers are connected every year. To help meet the demands of this growth, CoServ has been expanding and upgrading its infrastructure. The implementation of the new OSI SCADA/DMS system is part of CoServ's efforts to enhance its Operation Technology (OT) infrastructure to meet the needs of the modern grid.
CoServ Electric's new OSI Distribution Management System includes advanced SCADA functionality, as well as Geographic Information System Interface; Distribution Network Operating Model; Fault Isolation/System Restoration; Distribution Power Flow; Feeder Reconfiguration; Volt/VAR Control; and Conservation Voltage Reduction software products.