Gas Transport Network Operator terranets bw Awards PSI with Upgrade of their Network Control System

Upgrade consists of continuous development of IT security

Berlin, 6 March 2019 – The PSI Software AG has been contracted by terranets bw GmbH with upgrading the gas network control system to version 7.9. In addition to updating the existing standard applications, the upgrade consists of a number of functional extensions as well as the further development of IT security.

The PSI standard applications for monitoring and controlling the gas network as well as for gas quality tracking for invoicing purposes have been in use at geo-redundant sites at terranets bw since 2011. With the upgrade of the core modules PSIcontrol/Gas, PSItransport and PSIganesi/Online Simulation as well as PSIreko, the efficient control of the gas network will be even further optimised. Furthermore, IT security will be increased so that they meet the high security requirements necessary for operators of critical infrastructure.

terranets bw GmbH, headquartered in Stuttgart, has been an independent transport network operator of gas for over 50 years. The company operates a 2000 km of network and high-pressure gas systems with the latest technology in Baden-Württemberg. More than two-thirds of all cities and communities in Baden-Württemberg as well as parts of Switzerland, Vorarlberg and Liechtenstein are connected to the network.

Based on its own software products, the PSI Group develops and integrates complete solutions for optimizing the flow of energy and materials for utilities (energy networks, energy trading, public transport) and industry (mining, metals production, automotive, mechanical engineering, logistics). PSI was founded in 1969 and employs 1.900 persons worldwide.