HV Grid Distrbution Maintenance SystemSpain
- Project start: December 2012
- Project completion: December 2014
- iGrid products involved: iGW-VM
- Number of sites: 200 HV substations, 6000 MV Substations
- Number of data points: Over 1.6 million I/O points
- Protocols: IEC60870‑5–104
The Barcelona Smart City project of a major utility from Spain aimed at improving existing distribution grids with new, performance-enhancing tools in order to reduce the number of incidents and blackouts.
One of the key objectives was to ensure the availability of close-by maintenance teams in order to quickly respond to occurring events. For this reason, the utility’s directors in Barcelona proposed iGrid to design a new maintenance environment, called Voyager II, which allows their maintenance staff to be informed of any arising incident, regardless of the time and place.
This was achieved through a WEB2.0 system sending daily reports of each substation as well as real time information to each team member.
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