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Sunflower Electric Selects Signum Group to Deploy Oracle E-Business R12 for Enterprise Applications on Demand

ATLANTA, GA – September 5, 2007 Signum Group LLC (Signum), a leading enterprise asset management consulting and systems integration company, announced today that Sunflower Electric Power Corporation recently awarded Signum a multi-year systems integration and consulting services contract for the deployment of Oracle’s E-Business Suite Release 12 and On Demand.

When Sunflower and Signum place Oracle R12 in production in early 2008, Sunflower will be one of the first R12 and On Demand deployments in the United States. Sunflower cited Signum Group’s long track record of successful Oracle eAM deployments, EAM subject matter expertise, and Oracle implementation customer references as key reasons for their decision to select Signum Group.

Founded in 1994, Atlanta-based Signum Group has delivered over one hundred Oracle eAM related projects for more than 30 customers across a wide range of asset-intensive industries. With the Sunflower project, Signum continues its services practice expansion to include delivery of the full range of Oracle E-Business Suite including eAM, financials, human resources, and business intelligence. Raymond Colles, Signum Group’s Oracle practice director said, “With Oracle R12, Sunflower will have key capabilities to streamline asset maintenance programs and seamlessly track financial reporting
requirements specific to generation and transmission cooperatives.”

Sunflower has assumed the O&M responsibilities for Mid-Kansas Electric Power Company, LLC (MKEC), another generation & transmission (G&T) company that recently acquired all of Aquila Inc.’s electric assets in Kansas.  
Sunflower Electric’s senior manager information systems Jerry Herman concluded, “Oracle R12 On Demand provides us the flexibility to support our widely dispersed operations in a highly cost-effective manner. We chose Signum Group as our implementation partner because their SignumWay business process management approach accelerates our time to benefit from the system and ensures that we configure and deploy to meet Sunflower’s specific business requirements.”

About Sunflower Electric

Organized in 1957, Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is a regional wholesale power supplier that operates a 1,203 MW system of wind, gas, and coal-based generating plants and a 2,300-mile transmission system for the needs of its six member cooperatives who serve more than 124,000 customers living in central and western Kansas.

Visit Sunflower’s website @ WWW.SUNFLOWER.NET