Open Systems International, Inc. has been awarded a contract to supply a next-generation Energy Management System to Nova Scotia Power, of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. The OSI Monarch system will allow NSPI to effectively manage its current generation and transmission assets and assist in meeting regulatory and reliability standards. The new EMS will replace a legacy SCADA/EMS system.

The new system is based on OSI’s Monarch distributed open architecture and includes Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, Generation Control and Dispatch (AGC), Operator Training Simulator, Historical Information System, Calculation and Trending subsystems, Real-time and Study Transmission Network Analysis, Web-based Graphical User Interface and ICCP and DNP communications.