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Protocol Converter

Easily transfer information from different protocols and communication media

Advantages of our solution

  • iGrid gateways and data concentrators allow the connection of multiple devices using different protocols and communication media
  • iGW family has multiple communication media options ranging from serial to GPRS ports, or fiber optic Ethernet ports with SFP modules or ST/SC connectors
  • From meter data concentration to protocol conversion, iGW can act in any kind of control or automation system, especially in generation plants or high voltage substations

Solution description

On many projects related to grid automation, substation automation, or smart metering, the protocol conversion or data concentration is a key element which allows the use of multivendor solutions or retrofitting existing ones with newer elements.

During the last two decades multiple protocols have appeared in the market: from legacy proprietary to standard protocols (IEC60870-5-103, Modbus, Profibus, DNP3.0, IEC60870-5-102, DLMS/Cosem or IEC61850). All of them should be managed simultaneously, in real time, to achieve the energy market technical requirements.

iGW family of devices can work with any of the standard protocols, using up to 4 serial ports and up to 5 Ethernet vias, to communicate simultaneously with dozens of slave devices and multiple control centers or master stations.

Protocol Converter Products

iControl SCADA, Control Center Edition

iControl Control Center Edition is able to manage thousands of RTUs from different vendors, and to support multiple architectures in order to adapt to utilities requirements. iControl SCADA is available with advanced functionalities such as server redundancy, automatic line coloring, alarms notification via e-mail and/or sms, SQL logging, and reports generation.


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More solutions for smart grids, substations and energy plants


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

Hydroelectric generation plant

Hydroelectric generation plants require remote control following the electrical systems standards, but a higher degree of automation is requested, as special procedures are requested for actions like dams open/close, generator start/stop, etc. iGrid solutions will give you easy tools to automate small and big hydroelectric generation plants

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