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Working Towards a Smarter Grid with Unified Communication Solutions for Substations

SUBNET Solutions Inc. | June 22, 2010

Data visualization and fault detection are critical for situational awareness in power transmission and distribution environments. Substation engineers are shown proven strategies to help maximize operational reliability. 

CALGARY, ALBERTA – June 22, 2010:  SUBNET Solutions Inc. (SUBNET) announces the annual SUBNET User Group Conference 2010 to be held in Phoenix, Arizona October 24-28, 2010. Substation and power system advancements, technological innovation and the continued development of the North American power systems will be the focus of the conference. 
SUBNET develops critical asset management, cyber security, data management and visualization tools for the electric utility industry that bridges the gap between substation devices and business intelligence systems. SUBNET will unveil the latest in their flagship products including SubSTATION Server™, SubSTATION Explorer™, PowerSYSTEM Server™, and PowerSYSTEM Center™. SUBNET is also offering training for SCADA and substation engineers and technicians on October 24th & 25th, 2010 in conjunction with the conference.

Utility, power transmission, smart grid and NERC CIP challenges will be explored through case studies, industry keynote addresses, and hands-on demonstrations. Technology implementation and efficiency strategies will focus on improving substation operations for increased reliability.

The SUBNET User Group Conference 2010 attracts substation engineers (electrical, systems, control, automation, SCADA and protection), distribution substation technicians, IT system architects, substation foremen, systems analysts and systems operations specialists as well as other utility personnel.

The 2009 inaugural SUBNET User Group Conference was considered a success by the electrical utilities that attended the event. Top Fortune 500 utilities collaborated to discuss the latest in smart grid technology. Attendees included representatives from Alabama Power, Arizona Public Service, ATCO Electric, Dominion Power, Duke Energy, EnerNex, GE Energy, Georgia Power, Microsoft, Minnesota Power, PECO Energy, Salt River Project, San Diego Gas & Electric, Schweitzer Engineering, TRICO Electric Coop, Tristate Generation & Transmission and Western Area Power.

Complete details on the SUBNET User Group Conference 2010 are available at and additional product and training information can be found at

SUBNET Solutions Inc. is a global software solutions provider for electrical utilities. SUBNET focuses on Making Substations More Intelligent®. Founded in 1992, SUBNET is an industry leader providing intelligent solutions that securely connect real time electrical utility field information with utility business systems to enable Smart Grid solutions. Over 200 utilities worldwide rely on SUBNET software to safely manage and monitor thousands of substations. Visit for more information.

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Ramona McVicker
Corporate Communications Director
SUBNET Solutions Inc.
Tel: +1 (403) 270-8885

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