Intergraph® to Present on Improving Smart Grid Operations

 

Improving situation awareness and convergent OMS, DMS and MWFM systems control are the key to safe, efficient, high performance Smart Grids

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 6, 2009 -- The increased demands of monitoring and controlling a Smart Grid - and ultimately realizing increased safety, efficiency and performance - will be the presentation topic by Smart Grid solutions provider Intergraph® at the Smart Grid RoadShow industry conference in Denver, CO on April 6-7, 2009.

Tremendous amounts of information from disparate locations fed by ever-expanding networks of new smart devices and automation technologies are presenting Smart Grid operators with new challenges in the control center.

In his presentation, “The Operations Center - Often Neglected, Yet Crucial to Your Smart Grid Strategy,” Intergraph Director of Global Utilities and Communications Tony DiMarco will explore these challenges and new technologies that enable Smart Grid operators to control their entire distribution network from a consolidated graphical user environment, leading to vast improvements in productivity, operations efficiency, resource allocation, customer service, safety and security. 

“Smart Grids inherently have many more sources of information for the operator to manage,” DiMarco said. “Geospatially enabled visualization technologies can now not only alleviate this information overload, but also enable utilities to gain increased safety, efficiency and performance from their Smart Grid.”

Intergraph, the world’s leading provider of engineering and geospatial software, offers integrated infrastructure and operations management solutions for Smart Grid electric utilities and for the gas, water, communications and pipeline industries. Through the convergence of outage, mobile workforce and distribution management, Intergraph enables utilities to immediately identify, locate and resolve network issues and emergency situations such as power outages, resulting in improved customer service and vast time and cost savings.

The Intergraph Smart Grid RoadShow presentation will take place from 2:00-2:45 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7 at the Denver Marriott City Center. 

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About The Smart Grid RoadShow
This unique series of four two-day conferences is designed to change the way people think, and to learn about the re-purposing of the power grid and what the future holds as the Smart Grid evolves. For more information about the Smart Grid RoadShow, visit www.smartgridroadshow.com.

About Intergraph
Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph’s industry-specific software to organize vast amounts of data into understandable visual representations and actionable intelligence. Intergraph’s software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.

Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I).  Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction and operation of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially-powered solutions to the defense and intelligence, public safety and security, government, transportation, photogrammetry, utilities, and communications industries. For more information, visit www.intergraph.com.

Angela Frechette
Manager, Corporate Communications
+1.404.751.2553
angela.frechette@intergraph.com

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