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DELSUR Electric Distribution Company to deploy OMS/DMS from Efacec ACS

Efacec ACS, a global provider of smart grid solutions, has been selected to deliver important smart grid technology to one of the largest electric distribution companies in El Salvador, the Distri- buidora de Electricidad del Sur, SA de CV (DELSUR). The delivery will include a new outage management sys- tem (OMS) and distribution management system (DMS), along with enhanced security features and application redundancy. The project includes an upgrade to the existing Efacec ACS PRISM SCADA system and integration with the utility’s geospatial information system (GIS) and other corporate systems.

“Efacec ACS and DELSUR have had a positive relationship since 1997, and it is our goal to consolidate a long term relationship that will allow us to grow technologically with a partner with an innovation vision,” noted DELSUR Project Manager Victor Zaldaña.

The new PRISM DMS and OMS will provide DELSUR with a state-of-the-art solution to help effectively manage and improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply in El Salvador, through enhanced automation and improved situational awareness. The new system will be the first integrated SCADA/DMS/OMS platform in the Central American region, and will include functions such as:

  • Call/Ticket Management 
  • Crew Assignment 
  • Browser-based GUI 
  • Switch Order Management
  • Work Order Management
  • Prediction Engine
  • PRISM OMS Enterprise Reporter
  • Fault Detection, Isolation and Restoration (FDIR)
  • Integration with the current systems in DELSUR, including GIS, CIS, AVL and Quality of Service System, among others

Efacec ACS CEO José Barbosa said, “It is a pleasure to work with a customer like DELSUR, whose commitment to operational excellence is first class. The SCADA, OMS and DMS will continue to support DELSUR’s goals of ongoing efficiency improvements in energy delivery and customer service.”

  

About DELSUR

The Distribuidora de Electricidad del Sur, SA de CV (DELSUR) is dedicated to the transformation, distribution and commercialization of energy in the area Center and South of the country, mainly the departments of: La Libertad, San Salvador, La Paz, San Vicente and Cuscatlán. DELSUR serves approximately 343,000 customers and is one of the largest distribution companies in El Salvador.

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