PV Plants Monitoring and Control CenterMiddle East
ELSE Enerji is the leading PV engineering company in Turkey and is relying on the iControl SCADA to remotely control and supervise their photovoltaic generation farms, more than 100 plants around Turkey.
At each PV plant, one iRTU gathers the data with a 1ms time accuracy from dozens of inverters (via ModbusRTU), meters (via IEC 62056–23), and protections relays (via IEC 61850) and transfers the data via IEC60870‑5–104 through GPRS (secured VPN connection) to the control center, where it’s stored on an SQL database.
The whole system is operated by an EPC, but each power plant is owned by a different investor who can access all the information about his plant via web browser.
A third party mateorological forecast service sends weather data as JSON webservices, which is then parsed and processed as standard measures.
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iGrid T&D’s SCADA, RTUs, substation gateways, protocol converters and bay controllers support both IEC61850 client and server communication capabilities. When acting as IEC61850 servers, our solutions are able to map any existing IED to IEC61850 logical devices
IEC61850, IEC60870‑5–104 and DNP3.0 (as well as other communication protocols) are used worldwide for substations’ automation. iGrid T&D solutions use all of them to have a completely interoperability with any other vendor
Our solutions fulfill the standards required by electrical companies for the control of Medium Voltage grids (MV/LV substations). Our devices are capable to adapt to different communication media (e.g. serial, Ethernet, GPRS/3G, PSTN) and able to handle multiple communication protocols (e.g. IEC60970‑5–104, DNP3.0)
Our smart metering solutions support the most popular metering protocols (IEC60870‑5–102, Modbus and DLMS) and multiple communication media. iGrid T&D is working with the most important meter manufacturers worldwide to collect and deliver metering information to the electrical market
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