DELSUR Electric Distribution Company to Deploy OMS/DMS from Efacec ACS

One of the largest electric distribution utilities in El Salvador embarks on significant smart grid improvements, including a SCADA upgrade and integrated OMS/DMS

May 29, 2013, 12:17 ET from Efacec ACS

ATLANTA, May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Efacec ACS, a global provider of smart grid solutions, has been selected to deliver important smart grid technology to one of the largest electric distribution companies in El Salvador, the Distribuidora de Electricidad del Sur, SA de CV (DELSUR). The delivery will include a new outage management system (OMS) and distribution management system (DMS), along with enhanced security features and application redundancy. The project includes an upgrade to the existing Efacec ACS PRISM SCADA system and integration with the utility's geospatial information system (GIS) and other corporate systems.

"Efacec ACS and DELSUR have had a positive relationship since 1997, and it is our goal to consolidate a long term relationship that will allow us to grow technologically with a partner with an innovation vision," noted DELSUR Project Manager Victor Zaldana.

The new PRISM DMS and OMS will provide DELSUR with a state-of-the-art solution to help effectively manage and improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply in El Salvador, through enhanced automation and improved situational awareness. The new system will be the first integrated SCADA/DMS/OMS platform in the Central American region, and will include functions such as:

  • Call / Ticket Management
  • Work Order Management
  • Crew Assignment
  • Prediction Engine
  • Browser-based GUI
  • PRISM OMS Enterprise Reporter
  • Switch Order Management
  • Fault Detection, Isolation and Restoration (FDIR)
  • Integration with the current systems in DELSUR, including GIS, CIS, AVL and Quality of Service System, among others.

Efacec ACS CEO Jose Barbosa said, "It is a pleasure to work with a customer like DELSUR, whose commitment to operational excellence is first class. The SCADA, OMS and DMS will continue to support DELSUR's goals of ongoing efficiency improvements in energy delivery and customer service."

The Distribuidora de Electricidad del Sur, SA de CV (DELSUR) is dedicated to the transformation, distribution and commercialization of energy in the area Center and South of the country, mainly the departments of: La Libertad, San Salvador, La Paz, San Vicente and Cuscatlan. DELSUR serves approximately 343,000 customers and is one of the largest distribution companies in El Salvador.

About Efacec ACS
Efacec ACS is a provider of smart grid solutions to the global electric power industry. The Efacec ACS software suite provides integrated distribution and outage management, simulation, optimization, and enterprise business intelligence. Our automation product lines include a wide range of flexible and cost-effective substation, distribution, and feeder automation solutions. Efacec ACS is powering the utility of the future – today. For more information, visit