TMCNet:  Survalent Technology Commissions New SCADA System for the City of Manassas, Virginia

[August 16, 2013]

Survalent Technology Commissions New SCADA System for the City of Manassas, Virginia

Mississauga, ON, Aug 16, 2013 (PRWeb.com via COMTEX) -- 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 the City of Manassas, Virginia.


The City of Manassas owns and maintains the electric distribution system within its city limits. The electrical system consists of 205 miles of primary lines, 15,150 electric meters, six electric substations, and 31 diesel generators that are used to reduce electric costs in the city. They are a member of Municipal Electric Power Association of Virginia (MEPAV) and Virginia Municipal Electric Association No. 1 (VMEA1).

The new system features Survalent's highly available, open-architecture system based on Windows Server. It includes several of Survalent's open system applications, including: WorldView, SmartVU, SCADA Explorer, Command Sequence, Event Data Recording, SCADA Add-In, Master/Slave Alarm Suppression, Remote Alarm Annunciation, Switch Order Preparation, Load Curtailment, Power Factor Control, Dynamic Voltage Reduction, SCADA Replicator, WebSurv, Virtual RTU, System Configuration Status, and MultiSpeak Interfaces.

"The Survalent Master Station Software is used to provide SCADA for both the Manassas Electric and Water departments," states Steve Strauss, VP of Sales for the Eastern US. "Many Municipals are able to lower the purchase cost, support cost and cost of administration by combining the SCADA requirements of several departments into one SCADA system. Manassas will also be using Survalent's secure web technology, WebSurv and our SurvCentral application for optimized viewing of SCADA on mobile devices." About Survalent Technology Survalent Technology is the oldest and most experienced independent supplier of SCADA systems for Electric, Transit, Renewable and Water/Wastewater utilities in North America. For over five decades, we have helped more than 400 utilities use operational data to increase reliability, efficiency and customer service. With our proven and reliable SCADA, Outage Management System (OMS), Distribution Management (DMS), Demand Response (DR), Distribution Automation (DA), Substation Automation (SA), SurvCentral Mobile Applications, Smart VU Visual Utility, and i-Surv Hosted SCADA, 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 http://www.survalent.com/.

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