Kansas City Power & Light Deploys Thin Clients and Portal Software to Create Browser-Based EconomicPerformance-Monitoring System by Wonderware Invensys

Kansas City, MO — Given today's hotly competitive energy marketplace, it isn'tunusual for electric utilities to implement a high level of process automation so thatmanagement can produce power more efficiently and at lower cost.

04/05/2004


Kansas City, MO — Given today's hotly competitive energy marketplace, it isn'tunusual for electric utilities to implement a high level of process automation so thatmanagement can produce power more efficiently and at lower cost. What isunusual, however, is for a utility to create Web-based performance monitoringsystems that allow both management and plant operators to monitor and evaluatethe economic performance of their production in addition to the power generationprocess itself. That's exactly what Kansas City Power & Light Company (KCP&L) hasdone at two of its generation plants near Kansas City by installing software fromWonderware, a business unit of Invensys Systems, Inc.

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