News

Category: Partnership

Tainan City, Taiwan - Bigwood Systems is celebrating the opening of its newest branch office in Tainan City, located in southwestern Taiwan. BSI Tainan will focus on supporting customers in Asia across several industries with new hardware products and artificial intelligence (AI)-based applications. The team of experienced and knowle...

Category: Reactive Power

Chattanooga, TN -- Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI) implemented the QRZoner, BSI’s tool for automatically defining reactive reserve regional zoning for an electric service network. TVA has a long-standing relationship with BSI for the application and development of innovative solutions for the power grid. QRZoner is the most recent produ...

Category: Partnership

Syracuse, New York - In 2020, SRC, Inc. (SRC) contracted with Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI) to provide technical services for a research and development project with SRC’s government customer. BSI supported the SRC project team and provided software engineering services and subject matter expertise. The engagement with SRC was completed ov...

Category: Voltage Stability

Loveland, CO -- Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI) was selected by the Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) to supply a real-time and look-ahead stability analysis and control tool. The online Voltage Stability Assessment and Enhancement (VSA&E) tool went into online production at WAPA on October 1, 2020. This online upgrade for WAPA’s ...

Category: Voltage Stability

Folsom, CA -- The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) is contracting with Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI) to develop enhancements for the Voltage Stability Analysis (VSA) suite of applications in use at CAISO to improve visibility, functionality and operational features in their Reliability Coordination applications and services. T...

Category: Smart Power Flow Solver

Carmel, IN -- Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO) and Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI) have collaborated to develop and validate BSI’s Smart Power Flow Solver engine and explore its potential benefits to improve the reliability of both operational and planning power flow studies. BSI will develop the proof-of-concept tool...

Category: Wind Energy

Albany, New York - Bigwood Systems, a leading software vendor and consulting firm to the electricity sector, will spearhead project efforts for dealing with sub-synchronous oscillations in the state electric grid. The project team will be composed of 5 NY state utilities. Bigwood Systems, Inc. today announced its High Performing Grid &...

Category: Power Optimization

Tokyo, Japan -- Recently, Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI) signed an agreement with Hitachi, a Japanese multinational conglomerate, to develop an automatic voltage control (AVC) system prototype by 2017. Based on the strengths of Hitachi’s hardware capability and software platform and BSI’s strengths in advanced online energy managemen...

Category: Partnership

NORCROSS, GA -- October 13, 2015 – Advanced Control Systems (ACS), a global provider of smart grid automation technology, signed a partnership agreement with Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI), a world leader in developing innovative tools for power grid assessment, monitoring, analysis, operation, control and optimization.  Together, they...

Category: Voltage Stability

San Diego, California -- In December 2015, Bigwood Systems, Inc. (BSI) installed their Voltage Stability Assessment tools at San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) as part of SDG&E’s initiative to bolster security assessment in grid operations. SDG&E will be using real-time monitoring and analysis as well as the study tool f...

Category: Advanced Distribution Management Systems

London, United Kingdom -- Bigwood Systems, Inc., a world leader in developing innovative tools for power grid assessment, monitoring, analysis, operation, control, and optimization, announces its November 2015 selection as the sole software provider for United Kingdom Power Networks (UKPN) for an innovative solution to be deployed for the 132k...