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POWERGRID_INTERNATIONAL Volume 7 Issue 1

Control System to Aid Tasmania’s Market Entry

Transend Networks of Tasmania, Australia, has awarded a contract to Open Systems International Inc. (OSI) to provide an energy management system, which will be used as Transend?s network operations and control system.

Utility Automation Recognized for Mobile Computing Coverage

Utility Automation magazine was named among the winners of the 2001 Mobile Star Awards at a ceremony in mid-December during the MobileEXPO conference in Phoenix.

Working Group to Explore Electric Distribution Issues

XENERGY is inviting electric utility thought-leaders to take part in an interactive study exploring the future of the electric distribution business as part of its "Crossed Wires: Scenarios for the Future of the Distribution Business." This multi-company assessment of what lies ahead for regulated distribution companies will provide a framework for examining future risks and opportunities.

Briefs

Waco, Texas-based Brazos Electric Power Cooperative has chosen Open Systems International's (OSI) monarch platform for its energy management and generation management system (EMS/GMS). Brazos will use the system to participate in the ERCOT market as well as modernize its operations infrastructure.

Young Inventors Ruffle Feathers in U.K.

Two young men from the United Kingdom recently won the title of Young Engineers for Britain 2001 by inventing a device meant to keep power lines clear of winged loiterers.