OSIsoft, Esri Software Selected by US Army Corps of Engineers for Automated Energy Management

by | Feb 25, 2016

WASHINGTON ” The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has awarded a $6 million Wide Area Visualization Environment (WAVE) contract to energy services provider Spectrum Solutions. Spectrum Solutions will implement the WAVE Energy Information Management (EIM) system using software from OSIsoft, the global leader enabling operational intelligence, and Esri, a geospatial technology pioneer, to provide historical and real-time energy intelligence. The WAVE project will combine OSIsoft's PI System, the PI Integrator for Esri ArcGIS and Esri ArcGIS geospatial information system (GIS platform) for situational awareness.

The USACE EIM program provides a comprehensive, holistic and integrated energy map, affording Department of Defense (DoD) managers at all levels the capability to monitor and manage energy systems, consumption, conservation measures and behavior changes to better meet the DoD's savings and surety goals. EIM benefits garrisons, or military facilities, with a compliant energy management visualization environment as well as a single consolidated database for monitoring and reporting.

OSIsoft's PI Integrator for Esri is a commercial off-the-shelf product that will be used to collect real-time energy consumption and asset performance data from geographically dispersed assets. The data is then seamlessly integrated via Esri's GeoEvent Extensions software, so that the customer views this real-time data on Esri maps and operations dashboards. The customer can take immediate action when an unexpected event occurs or an asset is consuming more energy than planned. By bringing space and time data together, both time-series and spatial analytics can also be used, further leveraging the data collected across all classes of assets.

The PI System will help managers meet energy reporting requirements, while enhancing cybersecurity and sharing data across the Army enterprise through an accredited standardized and scalable system, said vice president for U.S. federal and public sector at OSIsoft, Steven J. Sarnecki. By leveraging proven products from Esri and OSIsoft, USACE and Spectrum can provide energy managers with real-time, situational awareness and their DoD installations with data to transform decision-making and drive cost savings.

About OSIsoft, LLC Federal

OSIsoft is a global leader enabling operational intelligence. As the maker of the PI System, OSIsoft has delivered the premiere open enterprise infrastructure connecting sensor-based data, operations and stakeholders, and enabling real-time, actionable and predictive operational intelligence for over 35 years in over 110 countries. OSIsoft's government clients have long embraced the PI System to deliver real-time asset health, holistic cybersecurity, regulatory compliance and enterprise energy management.

Today various civilian agencies including the Department of Energy, the Department of Interior, the National Institutes of Health, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as well as a broad number of installations in the Department of Defense use the PI System. As a result of the PI System's unrivaled speed, reliability and scalability, 100 percent of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's Independent System Operators and Regional Transmission Organizations are able to ensure the security and stability of our nation's power grid.

Founded in 1980, OSIsoft, LLC is privately held and headquartered in San Leandro, Calif., with regional offices located worldwide, including the Washington, D.C. metro area. Learn more at www.osisoft.com/federal and http://www.osisoft.com.


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