PSI Obtains another Contract for a New Control System for the Gas Market

Order from E.ON Hanse and Final Acceptance at E.ON Ruhrgas

Berlin, 26 September 2005 – PSI has been awarded a contract for the delivery of a new gas control system by the northern German energy supplier E.ON Hanse. The new system is based on the future-oriented control system generation PSIcontrol V7 and supplements the existing systems for transport management (PSItransport) and communication between market participants (PSIcomcentre). With this, E.ON Hanse AG will now be equipped for the challenges of the evolving gas market.

 

PSI has been awarded the final acceptance for the new Dispatching Application and Information System (Daisy) by the largest German gas supplier E.ON Ruhrgas. PSI has thus successfully concluded one of the most challenging projects. Daisy is also based on PSIcontrol V7, PSItransport and PSIcomcentre and is one of the largest and most complex gas management systems in the world. With this acceptance the new generation of PSIcontrol systems attains references for all three supply levels of the German gas sector (import, regional distribution and public utilities).

The new generation of the PSIcontrol control system was specified jointly with major gas and oil suppliers and launched at the end of 2003. The system provides new functionalities for the increasing demands of the liberalized gas market. The system has been used by its customers in 24 hr operations since the middle of 2004. With the order from E.ON Hanse PSI once again emphasizes its good positioning the German-language supplier market. For the next quarters PSI expects a normalization of the investment climate in the gas market following the commencement of the new Energy Management Act on 12 July 2005.

 

PSI AG develops and integrates individual solutions, on the basis of its own software, for the management of large networks (electricity, gas, oil, telecommunications, transport), cross-company production management (steel, chemicals, machinery, automotive, logistics) and information management for government and service providers. PSI was founded in 1969 and currently employs 1,050 persons in the group.