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Oracle Updates Oracle Utilities Network Management System and Improves Grid Reliability

By CIOReview | Friday, April 24, 2015

REDWOOD SHORES, CA: Oracle has announced that it has unveiled latest updates to its Oracle Utilities Network Management System to easily integrate the distributed energy resources. The resources include rooftop solar, wind turbines, and batteries depending on the location and condition of use. 

With Oracle Utilities Network Management System, utilities can easily integrate distributed energy resources to better manage load and improve grid reliability while reducing costs and the need to bring additional generation resources online. This updated Oracle Utilities solution supports increased customer choice to participate in demand response, load shifting, and the sales of excess and stored distributed energy resources into other markets.

"Oracle Utilities Network Management System is an advanced distribution management system [ADMS] that empowers utilities to flexibly manage distribution grid data to improve reliability and reduce cost. It supports vital distribution automation to the substation and distributed generation management thanks to a scalable, real-time data model and optimization engine. These capabilities are built on one of the world's best outage management systems, as demonstrated during Superstorm Sandy, making Oracle Utilities Network Management System the best solution for utilities that need a storm-proven, scalable ADMS platform that also manages distributed energy resources," says Rodger Smith, senior vice president and general manager, Oracle Utilities.

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