in News Departments
print the content item

Silicon Valley Power (SVP), the municipal electric utility in Santa Clara, Calif., says it is deploying the PI System from OSIsoft as a part of its smart grid initiative.

OSIsoft's data management infrastructure will assist the utility's distribution operations, engineering and planning business units by collecting metering data and integrating and correlating it with supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) and operational data.

"With the PI System as our data infrastructure, we now have the ability to be more proactive and innovative as an electric utility," says Dennis P. Steffani, senior control/communications engineer for SVP. "Adopting OSIsoft's technology, on an enterprise scale, will give us the confidence to not only ensure the reliability and safety of our services, but also respond quickly to the information needs of everyday decision-making."


Hse SandyHook
Latest Top Stories

SaskPower Halts Smart Meter Installations Following Fires

The Canadian utility has suspended its smart meter deployment as it investigates half a dozen fires associated with the meters.


New Study Underscores Value Of Customer Engagement, Ranks Most-Trusted U.S. Utilities

According to the report, which analyzes 125 utilities across the country, earning a customer's trust can lead to monetary gains.


Washington State Doles Out Cash For Utility Energy Storage Projects

Three utilities have been awarded millions of dollars in grants to explore energy storage technology that could help integrate renewable and improve the power grid.


Utilities Reveal Just How Much Customers Are Saving With Energy Efficiency Programs

Two U.S. utility companies have issued progress reports and solid numbers regarding their respective initiatives.


Middle East And North African Countries To Spend Billions On Smart Grids, Solar Integration

According to a new report from Northeast Group LLC, the MENA region will make big investments to modernize the grid and add more solar power by 2024.

S&C Electric_id176
edf_id180