Medium Voltage Grid Distribution Control CenterSpain
- Project start: September 2011
- Project completion: June 2012
- iGrid products involved: iControl SCADA – Control Center Edition
- Number of RTUs/MV substations: Up to 45 MV substations with 200 points/RTU
- Number of data points: Up to 9000 I/O points
- Protocols: IEC 60870–5‑104 and IEC 61850
iControl Control Center Edition functions as supervision/maintenance SCADA system to communicate with 45 RTUs through IEC60870‑5–104 and with 30 protection relays via IEC 61850. All of them share a common PLC network providing other services like smart metering and video surveillance.
The system was based on a standalone SCADA server architecture, which was first installed in Barcelona through the customer’s intranet, and later at the customer’s premises in southern Spain.
This project was funded by the European Union.
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