This SCADA system will offer Rio Grande a very good tool to minimize outages in their extensive distribution network without the need of sending crews very long distances.
Mississauga, ON (PRWEB) October 25, 2013
Survalent Technology, the most trusted provider of smart grid solutions for the control room, announced today that it has commissioned a new Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for Rio Grande Electric Cooperative, Texas.
Rio Grande Electric Cooperative (RGEC) has the largest service territory of any electric cooperative in the contiguous United States, serving 18 counties in Texas and 2 counties in New Mexico, which covers approximately 35,000 square miles. These counties include: Brewster, Crockett, Culberson, Dimmit, Edwards, El Paso, Hudspeth, Jeff Davis, Kinney, Maverick, Pecos, Presidio, Reeves, Terrell, Uvalde, Val Verde, Webb and Zavala in Texas, and Eddy and Otero Counties in New Mexico. RGEC currently serves 6,134 members with 12,831 meters.
The new system features Survalent’s highly available, open-architecture system based on Windows Server. It includes several of Survalent's open system applications, including: WorldView, SCADA Explorer, IED Wizard and Control Panel, SCADA Add-In, Remote Alarm Annunciation, External Clock Interface (GPS), and Event Data Recording.
“We welcome Rio Grande Electric Cooperative to our ever growing family of SCADA customers,” states Mike Roth, VP of Sales Central US. “This SCADA system will offer Rio Grande a very good tool to minimize outages in their extensive distribution network without the need of sending crews very long distances. The system is planned to grow substantially in coverage, with more substations and with additional functionality in the following months and years.”
About Survalent Technology
Survalent Technology is the oldest and most experienced independent supplier of Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS) for Electric, Transit, Renewable and Water/Wastewater utilities in North America. For over five decades, we have helped more than 500 utilities use operational data to increase reliability, efficiency and customer service. With our proven and reliable SCADA, integrated Outage Management System (OMS), integrated Distribution Management (DMS), utilities transform data into actionable intelligence. We partner with utilities across the globe to create mission critical solutions that will achieve the promise of the Smart Grid. Learn more at http://www.survalent.com.