Operation Simulation Associates, Inc.
OSA is incorporated in Georgia and headquartered in Ringgold, GA. OSA was
founded in 1983. OSA provides software and services for the electric power
industry with clients in the USA, Europe, and Australia.
OSA is the developer of the PowrSym family of electric power system generation,
transmission, and fuel supply models. The PowrSym product family is:
The PowrSym4 Model is a unified
generation system, hydro system, renewable resources, electric grid, and
natural gas grid simulation that optimally dispatches resources to meet the
electric loads, natural gas demands, and heat supply demands on an hourly
basis for study periods ranging from weeks to several years.
PowrCast is a combination of the
PowrSym4 model and the published EPA data for each of the 64 regions in the
USA as defined by EPA. PowrCast model runs are offered as a service by OSA on a
per-study basis. PowrCast enables collaborative studies by diverse parties
using a common platform to compare alternatives with objective functions of
cost, emissions, and reliability.
The Maintenance Scheduler uses
the PowrSym4 computing engine to optimally schedule generating unit planned
outages minimizing costs while protecting system reliability.