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    An ADMS solution application.

    Outage Management System (OMS)

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    Challenges

    Effective outage management

    Whether caused by aging assets, extreme weather, or growing energy demand, outages are increasingly challenging to manage.  They are also more costly as the market grows more competitive and regulations intensify. To best serve your customers, it’s more important than ever to minimize the disruption and costs of outages while improving network reliability, safety and customer satisfaction.
    • Solution

      Schneider Electric’s OMS is a comprehensive, cost-effective solution that helps you reduce outage duration by locating outages faster and giving you better information for directing your response. OMS uses the most current network state and an advanced prediction engine to help you predict and respond to outages in a more informed and efficient manner. Now, dispatchers have real-time network information for accurately evaluating how an outage impacts customers, how to prioritize responses, effectively assign crews and better determine possibilities for backfeeding power. Our OMS helps you shorten restoration times, enhance public and worker safety, and improve communication with customers, the public and regulatory agencies.
    • Key benefits

      • Shorten restoration times 
      • Enhance public and worker safety 
      • Improve communication with customers, the public and regulatory agencies 
      • Utilize data from your call center, field crews, and AMI and SCADA systems to identify outage locations
    • Advantages

      • Integrated with Schneider Electric’s SCADA, GIS, ADMS, and Weather Forecasting solutions, or can be integrated with other systems 
      • Field-proven OMS, with integrated Field Mobility systems 
      • Based on our knowledge of advanced power operations solutions
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    Related smart grid applications

    Advanced Smart Grid solutions from Schneider Electric empower your utility’s transition into a next-generation energy provider by enabling safer, more reliable, and more efficient power management.

    Benefits

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      • Automatically track outages, predict their most likely source and share information across your utility 
      • Reduce the duration of individual outages and lower duration averages by identifying outage locations automatically
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      • Provide regulatory agencies, the public and customers with timely and accurate estimates on restoration times 
      • Reduce the costs associated with outages and crew management with easy-to-generate historical statistics and reliability indices that measure network efficiency