OATI and NRTC Release Educational Trends Report

Open Access Technology International, Inc. (OATI) releases a detailed report on emerging trends in centralized Demand Management processes and solutions.

Minneapolis, Minnesota: July 28, 2014 — As the penetration of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and other Smart Grid hardware and software tools continues to grow — especially within cooperatives — Generation and Transmission companies (G&Ts) and their member co-ops need to know how these advanced technologies can be leveraged to improve their grid operations.
OATI, working with the National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC), issued a new report, titled Greater than the Sum: Trends in Centralized Demand Management for G&Ts. The report explains how new communications technologies and changing market structures will shape Demand Management processes and solutions for the foreseeable future.

Click here to learn more and receive your copy of the Greater than the Sum trends report today.

About OATI

OATI provides innovative software solutions that simplify, streamline, and empower the operational tasks required in today’s energy commerce and Smart Grid. With more than 1,800 customers in North America, OATI successfully deploys large, complicated, and diverse mission-critical applications committed to industry standards and stringent NERC CIP guidelines.

OATI ( is a leading provider of Smart Grid, Energy Trading and Risk Management, Transmission Scheduling, Congestion Management, and Market Management products and services. OATI is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, with an office in Redwood City, California. For more information, please contact

About NRTC

The National Rural Telecommunications Cooperative (NRTC) represents the advanced telecommunications and information technology interests of more than 1,500 rural utilities and affiliates in 48 states. Founded in 1986, NRTC provides products and services developed specifically to meet the needs of rural utilities and their customers, such as high-speed Internet access via satellite, full service Internet access and support, advanced metering infrastructure, wireless technologies, power quality products, long distance programs, mobile phone service and programming distribution rights for video providers. For more information, visit