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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 16 Issue 11
On-Ramp Wireless has signed an agreement with Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC) to become a reseller and systems integrator of On-Ramp's Ultra-Link Processing (ULP) wireless systems in North America and the U.K. As SAIC deploys smart grid as a service (SGS) for utility customers, this agreement will enable the companies to offer complete system solutions to address all aspects of the grid from smart meter and AMI to distribution automation and risk mitigation applications.
Teleprotection signals from protective relays are critical, even paramount, in this industry.
Progress Energy cut the System Average Interruption Duration Index (SAIDI) 20 percent. CPS Energy united supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and outage management systems (OMS), allowing operators to monitor and control the distribution system more efficiently via one user interface.
Put a few utility maintenance people or foresters together, and there will be a lot of answers.
President Barack Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) into law in early 2009. Since that flourish of the presidential pen, utilities, regulators, associations and vendors have benefited from an influx of funds into the smart grid vision.
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