MISSISSAUGA, ON — June 29, 2011 — 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 Wake Forest Power.
Town of Wake Forest is located in north central North Carolina and a suburb of Raleigh. Wake Forest Power serves approximately 6,000 customers and is one of 48 of the nation's more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) recognition from the American Public Power Association (APPA).
The new system features Survalent's highly available, open-architecture system based on Windows Server 2008. The system includes several of Survalent's open system applications, including: Command Sequencing, SCADA Replicator, Event Data Recorder, IED Wizard, Control Panel, Operator Training Simulator, SCADA Add-in for MS Excel and Access, and Power Factor Control.
The system was endorsed through Survalent's industry partner Hometown Connections, a utility services subsidiary of the American Public Power Association (APPA). "Wake Forest Power is a great example of the growing trend we are seeing among the mid-size and smaller public power utilities that are adding SCADA capabilities to their distribution systems," states Steve VanderMeer, Sr. Vice-President, Planning and Marketing, Hometown Connections. "Wake Forest Power has a long history of utilizing technology to bring greater value to its customers. With the deployment of Survalent's SmartSCADA technology, Wake Forest Power has taken steps to ensure the reliability and safety of its electric distribution system."
About Survalent Technology
Survalent Technology is the leading provider of real-time smart grid management systems for enabling visualization, optimization and improved operations for utilities. For over four decades, we have helped more than 300 utilities use operational data to increase reliability, efficiency and customer service. With our proven and reliable SCADA, Outage Management System (OMS), Distribution Management (DMS), and Substation Automation solutions, 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 www.survalent.com.