Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) August 16, 2011
Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) recently deployed OATI webMeter as the technology platform as the automated Time of Use (TOU) rate billing solution for Connexus Energy (Connexus). Connexus has offered this new TOU rate as part of its Critical Peak Project (CPP) smart meter customer pilot which allows customers to save money by encouraging less energy consumption usage during peak time periods.
Connexus faced challenges with the TOU program as additional functionality was needed to calculate and automate the new billing determinants. “OATI stepped in and addressed our needs by presenting a simple solution in a very quick and cost effective manner,” states Jeff Hendrickson, Connexus Energy Customer Operations Manager. “OATI has provided us with exceptional customer service.”
OATI webMeter is a cost-effective, scalable, and open architecture Meter Data Management (MDM) solution provided as Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) within the OATI Private Cloud, and, targeted for cooperatives and small end electric utilities of 200,000 meters or less. OATI webMeter complements OATI webDistribute, a comprehensive Demand Response and Distributed Energy Resource Management solution.
About Connexus Energy
Connexus Energy is Minnesota's largest electric cooperative, providing electricity and related products and services to homes and businesses in portions of Anoka, Chisago, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne, and Washington counties. Based in Ramsey, Minnesota, Connexus Energy serves over 125,000 members and has 250 employees.
OATI (http://www.oati.com) provides industry leading Energy Trading and Risk Management, Transmission Scheduling, Congestion Management, Compliance, Smart Grid, and Settlement Systems for the energy industry. OATI webTrader, webTrans, webSmartEnergy, webCompliance, and webTag product lines provide innovative tools for generation, trading, and transmission companies for seamless participation across energy markets. OATI serves in excess of 700 client companies in the energy industry in North America.
For additional information regarding this news release, please contact sales(at)oati(dot)net.
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