IEC 61850 Blog

Top 3 Global IEC 61850 Implementation Priorities

During research for this year’s IEC 61850 Global conference, exhibition and networking forum, we spoke to over 30 smart grid utilities from around the world to find out about the latest challenges and developments in the sector – specifically in terms of IEC 61850 implementation. Here are 3 key focus areas for global utilities in […]

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Revolutionising Maintenance with Advanced IEC 61850 Features

As utilities transition from time-based to predictive maintenance, substation data is a crucial part of assessing network health and effectively directing maintenance activities. There are a range of IEC 61850 features for acquiring and transmitting this data, and this is long been a cornerstone of the 61850 business case. Although traditional substation automation systems do […]

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4 Exciting Applications of IEC 61850 at the Grid Edge

As the use of IEC 61850 to provide protection, automation and control of substation equipment proliferates across global smart grids, new applications of the standard at the grid edge are becoming an increasingly large focus for innovation teams and R&D departments. Here are a few ways that company’s are applying IEC 61850 to monitor, control […]

Digital Substations 2019 Blog

Digital Substations 2019 Blog

SSE Case Study on Data Management & Analytics As more and more IoT sensors are deployed across the power grid, utilities are challenged with capturing, managing and utilising the high volumes of data that are now flooding the grid, to gain new insights and drive new levels of operational efficiency. AI & ML techniques can […]

IEC 61850 Global 2019 Blog

IEC 61850 Global 2019 Blog

Don’t Miss the Chance to Hear From IEC 61850 Specialists In just over 8 weeks’ time, IEC 61850 Global 2019 will welcome 150+ IEC 61850 specialists and implementation leaders to this comprehensive 5-day conference. As the only truly end-user driven IEC 61850 conversation, join this year’s event to hear detailed insights on how advanced IEC 61850 features can […]

Smart Grid Flexibility 2019 Blog

Smart Grid Flexibility 2019 Blog

Local Energy Communities – Case Study from ORES, Belgium Localization of energy has the potential to alleviate some of the serious balancing and congestion risks posed by the ever-increasing proliferation of DERs. By reducing the distance between supply and consumption, costs and congestion associated with long-distance transport of energy can be avoided, and self-sufficient end-users […]