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Alstom Grid

Next Generation Digital Substation 2.0 Smart Substation Turnkey Solutions Digital Substation 2.0 delivers maximum safety to personnel, advanced software applications and reduces equipment footprints.  At its heart is DS Agile, Alstom’s digital control system for electrical substations, now improved with the new DS Agile VUE user interface supporting advanced situational aware... More

Electrocon International

Announces CAPE 14 Protection Software Electrocon International, the full - service developer and marketer of CAPE software for protection system simulation and data management, announced that CAPE 14 has been released for sale. CAPE offers extensive tools for detailed relay modeling that help engineers manage voluminous and complex network data, uncover potential problems, and examine alt... More

IEC TC 57 WG 17 Meeting

Golden, Colorado, USA IEC Technical Committee 57 Power systems management and associated information exchange has several active working groups focused on different domains of the electric power system. Working Group (WG) 17 is responsible for “Communications Systems for Distributed Energy Resources (DER)” and plays an important role in supporting their integration in protect... More

NR Electric

Released PCS-9799 Station Manager NR Electric released the PCS-9799 station manager for signal mapping between protection and control IEDs.  It is suitable for industrial or utility substations and higher-level systems such as Control Centers or Distributed Control Systems. The PCS-9799 Station Manager offers multiple substation management functions. It acquires information in the whol... More


Efficient busbar protection commissioning RelaySimTest is OMICRON´s unique software for simulation-based and distributed protection testing for use with one or more CMC test sets. For the first time, an Iterative Closed Loop approach can be used to test a busbar protection scheme logic with this product. Proper functioning and the correct installation of the protection system are ensure... More

Schneider Electric

MiCOM Px11 becomes VAMP 11 series Schneider Electric announces a significant makeover of MiCOM Px11 relays as VAMP 11 series with the launch of VAMP 11V. VAMP 11 will be based on the enhanced Px11 platform, and will offer in the coming months, feeder, motor and voltage & frequency protection applications for certain MV Distribution & Industry markets.       ... More


Safety Test Switch brings test access into 2015 SecuControl's Safety Test Switch brings test access into the year 2015. It combines advantages of legacy FT switches with safer design and easier operation: more value for the money. Safety is increased through a finger-safe front, eliminating exposure to voltages. Shorting bridges in disconnect pins for currents ensure make-before-break C... More

Siemens - High Performance

Automation Unit SICAM AK 3 SICAM AK 3, the new and most powerful device of the SICAM RTUs product family of Siemens can be flexibly used as: An automation Telecontrol and substation control unit, and As a data node for widely distributed processes The wide range of communication interfaces allows integration into any system and can be easily combined in full compliance with IEC ... More


Synchrophasor Solutions SIFANG has over ten years of experience and lots of success stories in supplying Phasor Measurement Unit (PMU) and Wide Area Monitoring Systems (WAMS).  More

Technology News

Gogoro - Smart Scooter

Gogoro, a company transforming how energy is distributed and managed in megacities, unveiled the world’s first high-performance, zero emissions, two-wheeled electric vehicle, the Gogoro Smartscooter™. From the drivetrain to the dashboard, the Smartscooter utilizes the precision, processes and materials used for supercars to offer top-level performance that is both user-friendly ... More

Inspire 1 - advanced camera drone

The detection of a short circuit fault or other abnormal condition is only the first step in a process of finding what exactly the cause is and the exact location. This is where the advances in drones and camera technology can help our industry by giving us a new set of tools that will allow us to improve the efficiency of the fault finding process. An example of one such product is the Ins... More

Microsoft HoloLens - connecting digital lives with real life

The continuous evolution of computer technology is making it possible to develop new methods and applications that will improve the efficiency of everything you do. HoloLens looks like one such enabling technology. Microsoft’s engineers envisioned a world where technology could become more personal-where it could adapt to the natural ways we communicate, learn, and create. Where our ... More
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