Outage Management System Upgrade for Mid-Carolina Electric COOP (MCEC)


GridBright upgraded the Oracle Outage Management System (OMS) at Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative.


Oracle Outage Management System Upgrade Project

About the Customer:

Mid-Carolina Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MCEC) is a not-for-profit electric distribution utility headquartered in Lexington, South Carolina. They are owned by approximately 47,000 member-owners who reside in Lexington, Richland, Newberry, Saluda and Aiken counties. MCEC is the fifth largest of the twenty electric cooperatives in South Carolina.

Project Description & Benefits:

MCEC brought in GridBright as a highly experienced consulting firm to complete an Oracle Outage Management System upgrade for the purposes of improving operation efficiency, distribution system reliability and customer communication. The upgrade moved MCEC from Oracle Outage Management version 1.8 to 1.12. In 2015, the upgrade project was completed meeting all project goals successfully.

Why GridBright:

““It was a job well done in all aspects of the upgrade from beginning to end. We appreciate the service GridBright provides and look forward to working with the GridBright team on additional projects.”
Keith Sturkie, MCEC VP Information Technology.


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