ABB’s distribution management software to improve outage response at major U.S. utility

2017-08-14 - Windpower article by Michelle Froese - August 10, 2017
ABB has successfully delivered its latest distribution and outage management systems to ComEd, a unit of Chicago-based Exelon Corporation, the United States’ leading energy provider. The software solution helps ComEd minimize the impact of outages for its customers across northern Illinois.

ABB Ability based Network Manager distribution management system (DMS) provides real-time monitoring and control, network analysis, and optimization, as well as outage management capabilities in an integrated software platform.

“In an era of digital transformation, it is critical for organizations to be kept informed in real-time as they manage the grid and ensure reliable power supply to millions of consumers,” said Massimo Danieli, Managing Director of ABB’s Grid Automation business unit, a part of the company’s Power Grids division.

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