Survalent Technology has started operations of a new advanced distribution management system (ADMS) for South Alabama Electric Cooperative (SAEC).

The company said that its new system features open-architecture system based on Windows Server.

It comprises various Survalent’s open system applications, including: WorldView, SCADA explorer, command sequencing, event data recording, IED wizard and control panel, SCADA add-in, remote alarm annunciation, capacitor bank control, Virtual RTU, MultiSpeak, dynamic voltage reduction, WebSurv, and SurvCentral for mobile devices.

SAEC buys wholesale power from PowerSouth Energy Cooperative and takes delivery of this electricity at 13 substations strategically placed around its growing system.

Survalent vice president of sales for eastern US Steve Strauss said, "Survalent is pleased to provide South Alabama Electric Cooperative’s first SCADA system.

"To expedite implementation, Survalent provided turnkey services to develop the database and screen graphics for their substations and down line devices.

"South Alabama is the sixth Power South member to select Survalent for their SCADA system."