Oncor Deploys Intergraph®'s InService Outage Management System
Intergraph's OMS software enables Oncor to reduce time to restore power,
improve customer satisfaction
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 28, 2013
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Oncor recently deployed
Intergraph^®'s ^ InService Outage Management System (OMS), which automatically
determines where network faults are located, allowing Oncor to gain up-to-date
information and respond and restore outages quicker while operating safely.
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As the sixth-largest transmission and distribution company in the United
States, with a meter count of 3.2 million, Oncor customers expect dependable
electric power. Intergraph's OMS software increases network reliability by
proactively monitoring the grid for potential problems using distribution
analytics and alarming for notification when there is a potential problem on
Oncor has also integrated Intergraph's OMS with its advanced metering system
(AMS). Data from the AMS provides early identification of outages, determines
outage extents, and verifies power restoration to customers involved in
outages, enabling Oncor to easily verify outages and quickly dispatch crews
for outage restoration. The integration with the Smart Meters has allowed
Oncor to identify the outage location and dispatch a crew to restore power
before customers call to report the outage.
Currently, more than 2.6 million advanced meters have been installed, with a
total of more than 3.2 million to be completed by the end of the year.
"This is a game-changer for our customers," said Jim Greer, Oncor Chief
Operating Officer. "In the past, we typically didn't know about a power outage
until a customer reported it, but now, we are able to use the information from
our advanced meters to diagnose and fix issues on our system before they cause
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial
software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and
governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific
software to organize vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure
better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower
customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create
intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people
around the world.
Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and
Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I). Intergraph PP&M provides
enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and
data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I
provides geospatially powered solutions including ERDAS technologies to the
public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government,
transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries.
Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I's
U.S. federal business.
Intergraph is part of Hexagon (Nordic exchange: HEXA B; www.hexagon.com), a
leading global provider of design, measurement and visualization technologies
that enable customers to design, measure and position objects, and process and
present data. For more information, visit www.intergraph.comand
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