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Hydropower Generation Control

Control systems for hydroelectric power plants

Advantages of our solution

  • Ability to integrate all existing field devices and third party systems in the hydropower plant, using standard protocols (IEC61850, IEC60870-5-101/102/103/104, Modbus, DNP3.0, DLMS, etc.)
  • Distributed control system
  • Availability of automatisms designed for the hydroelectric sector (e.g. active and reactive power regulation, turbine control, reservoir level control, etc.)
  • Alarms notification via e-mail and SMS
  • Scalable and flexible architecture suitable for both small and large hydropower stations
  • Easy maintenance and configuration, and intuitive graphical user interface

Solution description

iGrid T&D team has expertise in the design of hydropower control systems, from pure hardware development up to global control and communication projects.

Hydropower Control solution designed by iGrid T&D is open, scalable and highly reliable. A control system based on iControl SCADA software and iRTU & iGW series products offers a flexible solution suitable for a wide range of installations, from small hydroelectric plants to large power plants.

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Hydropower Generation Products

iGW-S Gateway

Powerful and reliable communication gateway able to run either in standalone or redundant modes, and equipped with an embedded Ethernet switch. It supports most standard protocols including IEC61850 (Client and Server).

iRTU-S & iGW-S Controllers

Smart and scalable controllers for hydroelectric plants equipped with an embedded Ethernet switch, and I/O capabilities. Support for standard protocols (IEC60870-5-101/104, DNP3.0, IEC61850, etc.).

iControl Hydropower Generation SCADA

High-performance SCADA with advanced functionalities such as hot-standby redundancy, automatic line coloring, alarms notification (via e-mail and sms), SQL logging, and reports generation.


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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

Substation Automation

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

Medium Voltage Distribution grid automation

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)

Smart metering

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

Protocol converter

Retrofitting electrical facilities means to use the newest devices together with the oldest ones. For these projects, flexible and adaptable protocol converters are vital devices.

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