SystemVIEW - Scada Software Case Study
SystemVIEW Case Study – North Saint Paul Electric
SystemVIEW is an elegantly simple solution to SCADA system visualization. It provides all of the required functionality required for utility SCADA applications. The simplicity and reliability of this solution provide for a significantly lower cost of ownership than many of the more complex solution in use today.
The City of North Saint Paul Electric Utility purchase power from a number of providers. Power is brought into the City's distribution system through two remote Substations. The stations are continuously controlled with a PLC system and SystemVIEW is used at the operations center and other location on the City's Intranet to visualize the electric distribution system and to respond to electrical outages. In addition to monitoring current usage the system is used to help balance usage loads as part of an Energy Management System. Alarm management and annunciation, trending and extract of data to an SQL historical database are also provided.