Discover the Benefits of a Complete Outage Management Solution from OATI

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Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) provides a detailed case study highlighting the advantages of a robust Outage Management System and examining the real-world benefits.

Managing Real-Time generation, transmission, and distribution outages is a complicated task, with numerous requests, duplicate data processes, and strict requirements. As a result of these complexities, entities, such as Black Hills Corporation, are turning to OATI webOMS to streamline operations and administer outage events.

Following the successful implementation of OATI webOMS at Black Hills Corporation, OATI is offering a detailed case study to aid other companies who are struggling with their Outage Management issues. This case study supplies a model for other organizations to follow as they pursue maximum control and command over their outages.

As detailed in the case study, Black Hills Corporation now has an Outage Management Solution that clearly defines the actions required for a successful outage, identify responsibilities, and keep all stakeholders informed.

“Black Hills Corporation is now equipped with a one-stop-shop solution for gaining full control over transmission outages,” said Sasan Mokhtari, Ph.D., President and CEO of OATI. “This case study provides a blueprint for other utilities looking to take the necessary steps to total Outage Management.”

The first step for Transmission Providers to benefit from a centralized Outage Management System, which will save them time, reduce errors, and improve reliability, is to request a copy of the OATI webOMS Black Hills Corporation case study by visiting

About Black Hills Corporation
Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, Black Hills Corporation’s 2,000 employees provide electricity and natural gas to over 765,000 customers in Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, South Dakota, and Wyoming. Black Hills Corporation has the breadth and versatility to generate wholesale electricity, extract natural gas and crude oil, and mine coal.

About OATI
OATI provides innovative software solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy commerce and Smart Grid. With more than 1,300 customers in North America, OATI successfully deploys large, complicated, and diverse mission-critical applications committed to industry standards and stringent NERC CIP guidelines.

OATI ( is a leading provider of Smart Grid, Energy Trading and Risk Management, Transmission Scheduling, Congestion Management, and Market Management products and services. OATI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with an office in Redwood City, California. For more information, please contact sales(at)oati(dot)net.

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