CES International is the developer of the Centricity operations resource management (ORM) software system. With Centricity, a utility can handle all distribution-network operations efficiently and provide more reliable, higher-quality power to customers. Jones comes to CES International from Silicon Valley-based Reasoning Inc., experts in software reliability and quality assurance, where he has served as CEO since 1996.
Jan. 31, 2001—Reliant Energy Wholesale Group Pres. Joe Bob Perkins warned there could be 1,100 hr of blackouts in California for the rest of the year in testimony before the U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Wednesday.