ATLANTA, March 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Advanced Control Systems (ACS), a global provider of advanced grid automation technology, announced that it received an order from Crisp County Power Commission (CCPC) for a new PRISM SCADA system with advanced network topology model via the Company’s DASmap™ application. The ACS system will provide a convenient migration path for CCPC to add Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) applications and an Outage Management System (OMS) as needed.

This award is significant because CCPC is a new ACS customer and represents the latest affirmation of ACS’ award-winning PRISM real-time software platform. It also reinforces the trend of modernization and automation at all levels throughout the electric utility industry.

Michael Ivey, Technical Services Manager at CCPC said, «We are looking forward to moving to the ACS PRISM platform. We expressed to ACS our need to modernize our SCADA system to enable integration with our Geographic Information System (GIS) distribution network maps and our upcoming Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) project. ACS impressed us not only with the ability of PRISM to provide exactly what we wanted, but also with how easy the system is to operate and expand with advanced functionality.»

«ACS is honored to have been selected by CCPC for this important project,» said Kevin Sullivan, ACS’ CEO.  «We view this as the start of a long-term partnership, and we will do everything that we can to help CCPC deepen their use of technology as they provide expanded service to their electricity customers.»

About Crisp County Power Commission:

The Crisp County Power Commission (CCPC) was formed by an amendment to the Georgia State Constitution in 1925. CCPC delivers power to 12,000 customers in a service area of 330 square miles covering Crisp County in central Georgia. It owns and operates the 8,700-acre Lake Blackshear reservoir, as well as a hydroelectric dam/plant, a coal-fired power plant, and a natural gas-fired turbine. CCPC is one of the founding members of the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia (MEAG), a joint action agency providing generation and transmission services to its 49 Georgia members.

About Advanced Control Systems:

ACS is a leading power grid control software solutions and advanced automation technology to enhance the operational performance of the global electric power industry. For over 40 years, ACS has been a trend-setter in power grid control. With its PRISM software platform, ACS has been at the forefront of virtually every advancement in SCADA, Advanced Distribution Management (ADMS), outage management (OMS), energy management (EMS), simulation & optimization, and network visualization.  The ACS Centrix™ and NTX™ portfolio also provides utilities with state-of-the-art solutions for intelligent substation and distribution automation. The ACS PRISM Mobility suite brings rich, real-time technical and operational content directly into the hands of utility crews, engineering personnel, and management so teams can act quickly and decisively to serve their customers under any circumstances. Learn more at   

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