San Jose, California, November 22, 2019 – San Jose based Sun-Net Inc., specializing in grid operations software tools, announced that it has been awarded the contract for Sun-Net Inc.’s iTOA® software suite by NV Energy, a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy.
NV Energy generates, transmits and distributes electricity in the fastest growing state in the US, northern and southern Nevada including Las Vegas Valley, Reno-Sparks, Henderson and Elko. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, it serves about 1.3 million customers and over 50 million tourists annually throughout 46,000 miles of territory in the state of Nevada. NV Energy also provides natural gas to over 168,000 customers in the Reno-Sparks, Nevada area.
“Sun-Net team is looking forward to working with NV Energy to replace their existing COMPASS OMS and build a new system based on iTOA platform for scheduling, processing, tracking, logging, reporting of Transmission, Distribution, Generation outages and events. NV Energy will also utilize Sun-Net expertise for integration with CAISO EIM and RC West, OASIS, EMS and DMS. iTOA will standardize the processes and enable coordination between control centers at NV Energy ” Mehul Khokhani, General Manager at Sun-Net Inc. said.
Interesting Fact: NV Energy roots go way back to the California Gold Rush and discovery of rich silver and gold deposits on the Comstock Lode. NV Energy also stems back to being the first utility to distribute electricity from Hoover Dam, the famous tourist attraction 30 minutes outside of Las Vegas.