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POWER Engineers to Assist Connexus Energy with Vendor Selection

November 2010

POWER Engineers (POWER), a global consulting engineering firm specializing in integrated GIS and asset management enterprise solutions, announced today that it was selected to assist Connexus Energy in the search for and acquisition of a next-generation work and asset management system. Connexus Energy has enlisted POWER Engineers to provide services that will result in the selection of the best solution for Connexus Energy and provide a roadmap and cost estimate for implementation.

“We are very happy with POWER’s involvement with our project. They have been great partnering with us and offer a professional and knowledgeable staff to assist Connexus in our quest for a WAMS solution,” stated Larry Nelson, Construction and Maintenance Manager.

As an independent consulting firm, POWER is well suited to assist Connexus Energy with the vendor selection and to ensure a fair and balanced evaluation and selection process. POWER’s services will include:

John Terry, Project Manager at POWER Engineers, stated, “Connexus Energy is one of the fastest growing electric cooperatives, and we are very pleased that we could assist with these planning and system selection activities to identify, to select and plan for a work and asset management solution that will enable Connexus Energy to improve their member services as they continue to increase their operations.”

About Connexus Energy

Since 1937, Connexus Energy has provided electricity and related products and services to the North Metropolitan Twin Cities area in Minnesota. Connexus Energy is a member-owned electric cooperative serving portions of Anoka, Chisago, Hennepin, Isanti, Ramsey, Sherburne and Washington counties. The organization distributes power to more than 123,000 customers through more than 9,050 miles of power line. It also operates 43 electrical substations. Connexus buys its power from generation and transmission cooperative Great River Energy.

About POWER Engineers

POWER Engineers is a consulting engineering firm specializing in energy, facilities, communications, and environmental services. Founded in 1976, POWER Engineers is an employee-owned company with offices throughout the United States and abroad.