OATI Selected to Help Fayetteville PWC Take Control of Peak Demands

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Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) will provide its webDistribute CVR and GridControl solutions to the Fayetteville Public Works Commission (PWC) to monitor voltage data, perform peak shaving, and reduce demand charges.

OATI is proud to announce PWC has selected OATI webDistribute CVR and GridControl solutions to support its Voltage Reduction Program. The combination of OATI webDistribute CVR and GridControl creates a seamless, end-to-end voltage management solution that operates in conjunction with PWC’s distribute grid equipment systems. This solution will enable PWC to perform Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR) on a dispatchable basis with full visibility of voltage levels and grid conditions provided by OATI GridControl.

OATI’s Smart Grid technology solutions provide PWC with the capabilities to optimize and centralize control of Load Tap Changing (LTC) devices and switch Capacitors (CAP) by changing voltage and reactive power to meet system operational requirements, while adhering to American National Standard Institute (ANSI) voltage limits. This will provide significant value to PWC for managing peak demand through voltage regulation within its service area.

“OATI takes pride in working with PWC. Through webDistribute CVR and GridControl, PWC will have an innovative and integrated hardware and software solution that utilizes the industry’s most stringent cyber security measures,” said Sasan Mokhtari, OATI President and CEO.

For more information, contact SmartGridSales(at)oati(dot)net.

About Fayetteville PWC

PWC provides electric service to more than 87,000 customers in the Fayetteville and Cumberland counties area of North Carolina. PWC is the largest Public Power provider in the state and 36th largest in the United States. PWC has been recognized by the American Public Power Association for outstanding electric system reliability as three-time recipient of the Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) Diamond Designation and as winner of the APPA’s E.F. Scattergood System Achievement Award for sustained achievement and customer service.

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 1,600 customers in North America, OATI successfully deploys large, complicated, and diverse mission-critical applications committed to industry standards and stringent NERC CIP guidelines.

OATI (http://www.oati.com) 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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