ABB (www.abb.com) has received an order from NV Energy (Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.) for its industry-leading ABB Network Manager DMS (distribution management system). It will be implemented in NV Energy's northern Nevada operations.

NV Energy already has a similar Network Manager solution in southern Nevada since 2001, helping to improve system operations and outage response for over 800,000 customers. Expansion of the solution to northern Nevada, NV Energy will provide synergies and a common platform for distribution management across its both its southern and northern Nevada territories serving 1.2 million electric customers.

ABB Network Manager DMS is an operations management system designed to help electric distribution companies reduce operating and maintenance costs while enhancing customer service. It combines operational data, real-time communications and advanced applications with a dispatch management interface to optimize performance through data sharing. Using ABB Network Manager DMS, utilities can provide valuable, time-critical information across the organization.