N.W. Electric Power Coop with 140 Substations Gets SMART !

After evaluating the leading software tools for substation asset performance, N.W. Electric Power Cooperative has selected SMART as the cloud-based software tool for its transmission line and substation inspection.  As a G&T electric cooperative, N.W. is responsible for maintaining 140 substations and approximately 1700 miles of transmission line which delivers the power to the seven distribution cooperatives…

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SMART Makes Its Way to California!

  With its 108,450 electric customers, the 6th largest public power utility in the state of California, The City of Riverside,  becomes the first utility in the state to adopt SMARTest as its substation asset inspection and performance tool.  The decision makers at The Riverside substation department chose SMART for its ease of use and flexibility in…

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Another Canadian City Gets SMART!

The popularity of SMART as a preferred tool for transmission/distribution substation asset performance is making an impact in all of North America. After a careful evaluation of the SMARTest module, the city of New Westminster became the newest member of the Canadian SMART users.  New Westminster is a historically important city in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia,…

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SMARTest is now ready to help with NERC FAC-008-3 Facility Ratings

SMART is no longer just an inspection, test records, and document management tool.  It’s helping utilities get better organized and prepared for their compliance requirements. With a growing list of customers dealing with Bulk Electric System (BES) equipment from the generator to the high side of distribution substation transformers, the latest release of SMARTest 6.15 helps utilities…

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SMART Makes a Quantum Jump with KAMO POWER!

While SMART has become popular as a substation and distribution asset management and inspection software tool for municipal utilities and cooperatives operating with a range of 2 to 80 substations, It just took a quantum jump by being selected  by a large generation and transmission cooperative, KAMO Power,  operating in Oklahoma & Missouri.  With its G&T operation consisting of 300+ transmission substations…

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SMART Showcased as a Possible Solution for Aging Electric Utility Infrastructure at TechAdvantage 2016

NRECA is the national service organization for more than 900 not-for-profit rural electric cooperatives and public power districts.  It provides retail electric service to more than 42 million consumers in 47 states and retail sales account for approximately 12 percent of total electricity sales in the United States.  TechAdvantage – a flagship event organized annually by NRECA…

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T&D World Magazine (Nov. 2015) Features NNEC and SMART

A Focused Approach to Preventive Maintenance (pp-34; Nov. 2015) Northern Neck Electric Cooperative Gets Smart Unifying its Substation, Line, and Pole Inspections   { The following paragraphs are excerpted from the 5-page narration of NNEC’s process of evaluation, selection, and deployment of SMARTest for their substation and distribution inspections and more ….} ——- At the North…

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