Con Edison, Siemens, TIBCO to provide smart grid services

Atlanta, February 6, 2012 — Siemens smart grid division and TIBCO Software Inc. will provide smart grid enterprise integration services to Consolidated Edison for a smart grid demonstration project.

The project is a result of Con Edison Co. of New York receiving funding for the smart grid demonstration project from the Department of Energy through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus program.

Siemens and TIBCO will provide a fully integrated and secure smart grid solution for Con Edison using standards-based software and technologies. Together with Siemens and TIBCO, Con Edison will be able to improve smart grid reliability and provide customers with greater visibility, flexibility and value; enhance control capabilities for existing smart grid assets and manage daily system peaks via demand response; and determine how to best apply developing technologies.

With TIBCO's enterprise messaging technology, Con Edison gains a scalable, interoperable integration framework that enables the real-time flow of information across deployed assets for enhanced decision making capabilities to maintain a healthy power infrastructure. In addition to TIBCO's technologies, Siemens will deliver its smart grid visualization capabilities, providing a lightweight, browser-based user interface.

Implementation of the smart grid integration solution began in August 2011. The project is estimated to be completed in May 2013.

Did You Like this Article? Get All the Energy Industry News Delivered to Your Inbox

Subscribe to an email newsletter today at no cost and receive the latest news and information.

 Subscribe Now

Whitepapers

Logistics Risk Management in the Transformer Industry

Transformers often are shipped thousands of miles, involving multiple handoffs,and more than a do...

Secrets of Barco UniSee Mount Revealed

Last year Barco introduced UniSee, a revolutionary large-scale visualization platform designed to...

The Time is Right for Optimum Reliability: Capital-Intensive Industries and Asset Performance Management

Imagine a plant that is no longer at risk of a random shutdown. Imagine not worrying about losing...

Going Digital: The New Normal in Oil & Gas

In this whitepaper you will learn how Keystone Engineering, ONGC, and Saipem are using software t...

Latest PennEnergy Jobs

PennEnergy Oil & Gas Jobs