OREMC Announces New System Operator

Ana Chesser is Okefenoke REMC’s newest system operator in the Cooperative’s control center located at the Nahunta office. She joins Bradley Mobley, James Riggins and Joey Steedley in providing 24/7 coverage of system operations using the new SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) system. With SCADA, system operators can recognize potential problems in the substations and assist with power restoration efforts by coordinating communication with line crews and/or remote operation of substation equipment. “I like the decision-making opportunities I have in this position,” notes Chesser, “and being an integral part [...]