ATLANTA, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Smart Grid division and TIBCO Software Inc. (NASDAQ: TIBX) will provide proven Smart Grid enterprise integration services to Consolidated Edison (Con Edison) for a Smart Grid demonstration project. The project is a result of Con Edison Company of New York (CECONY) receiving funding for the Smart Grid demonstration project from the Department of Energy through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus program.
Siemens (NYSE: SI) and TIBCO will provide a fully integrated and secure Smart Grid solution for Con Edison using standards-based software and technologies. Together with Siemens and TIBCO, Con Edison will be able to improve Smart Grid reliability and provide customers with greater visibility, flexibility and value; enhance control capabilities for existing Smart Grid assets and manage daily system peaks via demand response; and determine how to best apply developing technologies."We are proud to share our extensive integration experience with Con Edison in an effort to provide them with a cost effective and proven integration solution," says Thierry Godart, president of Siemens Smart Grid division in the United States. "Our integration offering has been refined through years of experience to provide our customers with innovative and secure Smart Grid solutions." With TIBCO's enterprise messaging technology, Con Edison gains a scalable, interoperable integration framework that enables the real-time flow of information across deployed assets for enhanced decision making capabilities to maintain a healthy power infrastructure. In addition to TIBCO's technologies, Siemens will deliver its Smart Grid visualization capabilities, providing a lightweight, browser-based user interface. "This project marks our dedication to providing safe, reliable and efficient energy to our customers by enhancing our systems' capabilities," said Patricia Robison, project manager, Con Edison. "We look forward to Siemens' and TIBCO's expertise in helping us meet our Smart Grid project objectives." As proven leaders, Siemens and TIBCO are able to bring Smart Grid integration know-how and methodology that can be implemented across a diverse set of situations. This expertise will enable Siemens to help Con Edison deploy the functionality and technology proposed for the Smart Grid Demonstration Project.