Toronto, CAN, September 18, 2015 – Opus One Solutions Energy Corporation (Opus One), a leader in intelligent and integrated solutions for the smart grid, announces that it will receive technical and business advisory services, as well as a financial contribution of up to $150,000 from the National Research Council of Canada Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP).
This assistance from NRC-IRAP will support in part, an innovative research and development project that will create a National Microgrid Network, deploying state-of-the-art control systems to monitor, analyze and optimize microgrids that unlock value for residential homes, communities and integrated electrical grids. The primary objective of the project is to apply Opus One’s expertise and know-how of utility and large microgrid operational systems to a highly distributed residential microgrid network, and deploy this across Canada. The technology will be applicable to all housing options including detached homes, townhouses and condominiums.
“Our purpose is to extend the benefits of microgrids to the very edge of the electricity network by connecting the Energy Internet. We are very pleased with the advisory services and support we have received from The National Research Council of Canada to help us bring this vision to reality”, said Joshua Wong, president and CEO of Opus One Solutions.
Opus One works with electric utilities, municipalities and electricity customers to enable the operational, reliability and cost advantages of a connected Energy Internet. By leveraging the connection of distributed energy resources such as renewable generation and energy storage tied with new consumer electricity uses such as electric vehicle charging, Opus One’s grid intelligence software platform GridOS™, provides unprecedented value to the electricity grid of the future.
About Opus One Solutions
Opus One is a software engineering and solutions company that brings real-time energy management to the smart grid. Through its leading edge offering GridOS™, Opus One delivers a new level of visibility and control to electricity distribution through sophisticated engineering analytics designed to solve and optimize complex power flows. Seamlessly integrating with utility data systems, GridOS™ provides powerful grid management capabilities and unlocks greater potential for distributed energy resources including renewable generation, energy storage and responsive demand. GridOS™ further facilitates the implementation and management of microgrids from homes to communities, for unparalleled grid resiliency and value to the electricity customer. (www.opusonesolutions.com)
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