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Yunnan Power Grid Corporation to Manage Power Transmission and Distribution Supply With Intergraph® Geospatial Technology
Nov 30, 2010 (05:11 PM EST)


Power company to leverage Intergraph G/Technology and GeoMedia® for provincial level distribution project for enhanced efficiency, reliability and security

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Yunnan Power Grid Corporation (YNPG), a subsidiary of China Southern Power Grid and based in Yunnan province, China, has selected Intergraph® geospatial solutions to manage its power transmission and distribution supply across the entire Yunnan province. The Intergraph technology will be used to build an integrated electricity transmission and distribution model that complies with the Common Information Model (CIM) standard, the first of its kind in China.

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YNPG required a technology partner to ensure the efficiency, reliability and security of its power transmission and distribution management system. YNPG chose Intergraph for its proven geospatial technology and innovative solutions, and selected Intergraph's G/Technology and GeoMedia® suite of solutions.

Intergraph G/Technology is a feature-rich, open and scalable application platform designed specifically to meet the geospatial resource management needs of utilities and communications companies. Intergraph's GeoMedia software provides direct, real-time access to enterprise geospatial data via simple Web clients in a powerful, dynamic and open geospatial application. YNPG will use Intergraph's geospatial solutions for its provincial level transmission and distribution management system pilot project in Yunnan province, with support for its grid monitoring system (GMS).

"It was a clear choice to select Intergraph as our technology partner as YNPG moves forward to be the first utility in China to build an integrated electricity transmission and distribution model that is compliant with the CIM standard," said Mr. Feng Yu Xi, Chief Technical Officer of Kunming Power Information Technical Company, a YNPG subsidiary that manages the IT systems of YNPG. "With a dedicated Intergraph technical team supporting YNPG, the Intergraph solution will help ensure the efficiency and stability of YNPG's infrastructure management system."

Tony DiMarco, Executive Director of Global Utilities & Communications for Intergraph, said, "With over 40 years of experience serving the utilities industry, Intergraph has a deep understanding of the market's requirements and we have designed our technology to meet the industry's needs. The Intergraph solution will bring key data together into an integrated, spatially-enabled view, enabling YNPG to be more effective in managing its power transmission and distribution supply with increased productivity."

Further information on Intergraph's solutions for electric infrastructure management can be found at: http://www.intergraph.com/utilities/eim.aspx

About China Southern Power Grid Company Limited

China Southern Power Grid Company Limited (CSG) was established in 2002 in accordance with "The Power Sector Deregulatory Reform Program". CSG invests, constructs and operates power networks in Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan, Guizhou and Hainan provinces and regions of China. The service area is 1 million square kilometres with a population of 230 million. For more information, visit www.csg.cn.

About Intergraph

Intergraph is the leading global provider of engineering and geospatial software that enables customers to visualize complex data. Businesses and governments in more than 60 countries rely on Intergraph's industry-specific software to organise vast amounts of data to make processes and infrastructure better, safer and smarter. The company's software and services empower customers to build and operate more efficient plants and ships, create intelligent maps, and protect critical infrastructure and millions of people around the world.

Intergraph operates through two divisions: Process, Power & Marine (PP&M) and Security, Government & Infrastructure (SG&I).  Intergraph PP&M provides enterprise engineering software for the design, construction, operation and data management of plants, ships and offshore facilities. Intergraph SG&I provides geospatially powered solutions to the public safety and security, defense and intelligence, government, transportation, photogrammetry, and utilities and communications industries. Intergraph Government Solutions (IGS) is an independent subsidiary for SG&I's U.S. federal and classified business.

Intergraph is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hexagon AB, (Nordic exchange: HEXA B) and (Swiss exchange: HEXN). For more information, visit www.intergraph.com and www.hexagon.se.

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