Advanced Distribution Management

System (ADMS)

Smart Grid Solution for Electricity Distribution Networks

Date: 05 April 2017

Table of contents
1 INTRODUCTION .............................................................................................................................. 3

2 ADMS ARCHITECTURE OVERVIEW ............................................................................................. 6

3 DYNAMIC MIMIC DIAGRAM ........................................................................................................... 8

4 DISTRIBUTION NETWORK BUILDER ............................................................................................ 9

5 INTEGRATIONS ............................................................................................................................ 10

6 ADMS ANALYTICAL APPLICATIONS SYSTEM........................................................................... 11

6.1 Core DMS Applications ......................................................................................................... 12

6.2 Network Operation Control Applications ............................................................................... 12

6.3 Network Operation Planning and Optimization ..................................................................... 14

6.4 Network Operation Analysis .................................................................................................. 14

6.5 Network Development Planning ............................................................................................ 15

6.6 HV EMS (Energy Management System) ............................................................................... 16

6.7 Mobility................................................................................................................................... 17

6.8 Training .................................................................................................................................. 17

7 OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ............................................................................................. 18

8 SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC DMS COMPANY AND REFERENCES ................................................ 19

9 CONTACT ...................................................................................................................................... 20

.  The most comprehensive set of power applications. losses.  Real-time processing of all events that removes completely old style of database applications. Distributed generators and storage treatment. relay protection. automation. scalable and highly secure. Energy Management System. that reduce number of integration nodes in utility.1 – ADMS fundamental parts Such unique solution provides numerous advantages:  Single software platform. Under frequency Shedding. smart operation. optimization and planning EMS (Energy Management System) Transmission network management OMS (Outage Management System) Management of outages – planned and unplanned – based SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) on trouble calls. simulation and analysis. closed loop Fault Location.  Closed loop (full automatic 24/7 operation) Volt/Var and Demand Management (Peak shaving). with support for web field clients Remote control and data acquisition DRM (Demand Response Management) Optimization and scheduling of demand response resources Figure 1..  Used for operation.  Network analysis (short-circuits.  Single data model.  Mathematical network model and power applications. that makes easier day in the life of the system operators. Distribution Management System. Outage Management and Demand Response Management System. Advanced Distribution Management System PCS EMS SCADA DMS OMS DRMS PCS (Power Control System) DMS (Distribution Management System) Control and monitoring of production Power network analysis..  System is reliable.).  Optimization and reduction of investments in building power facilities.  Very advanced solution regarding Adaptive relay protection. performances. that reduces the cost and effort of system administration. High quality Check before operate validation and significantly improved security during switching command issuing... Isolation and Supply restoration. reliability.  Reduction of network peak load and power losses. which reduces the cost of maintenance in utility and reduces inconsistency from operation point of view.  Single user interface. development and operation planning.1 INTRODUCTION Schneider Electric Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) solution is an unique product on ADMS market which uses the single data model for a six basic fundamental parts: Power Control System. 3 .  Efficient management of faults and voltage improvement. This modern ADMS solution provides:  Real-time network monitor and control.  Single point of integration to external systems. Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition.

3 – ADMS Global architecture – Only integrated solution brings the benefits 4 . It integrates energy efficiency. Figure 1.  Improvement of power quality and customer services.2 – ADMS Software User Interface ADMS is built on Smart Grid Solution concept. reliably and at a lower cost. Substation Feeder Automation Transmission Automation Real Time Protocols: IEC/DNP/ICCP Advanced Distribution Management System PCS EMS SCADA DMS OMS DRMS Web Enterprise Service Bus: IEC/CIM/XML Energy ERP CRM GIS AMI/MDM Market Figure 1. Increase of an Utility's profit and revenue. demand response and distributed resources technologies to enable grid operators to make intelligent decisions that help them run the grid more efficiently.

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which is primarily intended to allow efficient performing of all operational and analytical tasks in electricity distribution utilities. GIS / Systems MDM Adapter Adapter Adapter Adapter Adapter Internet Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) – CIM/XML Shared Web Data users (sftp) Communication CIM/XML CIM/XML Web interface Adapter Protocols Adapter Web Service (ICCP.  Exposes standard interfaces based on IEC 61970 and IEC 61968 suitable for SOA based integration.. i. IEC104. The main features of the system from the functional and architectural standpoint are:  Covers all sizes of utilities (from smallest to largest). and as such can be seen as a service exposing standards based integration points to allow data exchange with other enterprise systems.  Provides full solution for historian. Technical Systems Field Devices AMI / ERP CIS . This system is one of the key building blocks of the modern Smart Grid environment. ) GIS Importer Read-only access to Real-time execution Model Import Current network & Operations & Validations ADMS Decision Support ADMS Real-time ADMS QA/Staging System (DMZ) Data System Data System replication replication Historian Historian Historian His Data Replication Model Replication Simulations. stores DMS/EMS calculation results and provides trending.  System is secure (it is built on top of secure middleware).e. Google Chrome).  Provides versioning system for network scheme and graphical (display) data. integrated system. Monitoring Network model analysis & operations adjusting & reporting DMD GUI DMD GUI Network Builder Application Application GUI Application Corporate users Operators Model Promoters Production Systems Figure 2.2 ADMS ARCHITECTURE OVERVIEW ADMS solution is a heterogeneous.  Provides high performance.1 – Global ADMS system structure 6 .  Supports multi-site solution.  Provides both rich client (Windows 7) and web client solutions (IE11..

network segmentation. data confidentiality. SE ADMS system architecture supports open and scalable configurations and enables smooth expansion as well as easy maintainability.At the high level. Beside abovementioned sub-systems. authorities and permissions. From the software architecture perspective. system hardening. and  ADMS QA/Staging sub-system – for network model staging and quality assurance of data model changes before they are applied to other environments. The cyber security features are consistent across all ADMS applications and services and provide a highly secure environment which only allows authorized users to interact with the ADMS system. identity and access management. The solution allows easy configuration of this process to satisfy various requirements and utility business process. SE ADMS system is built on recognized and established cyber security standards to provide a highly- dependable. Each system is typically deployed in a network segment – security zone. and other. perimeter protection. roles. High availability of the solution is achieved by utilizing a ‘no single point of failure’ architecture philosophy. SQL Server platform. the failover of any fault tolerant component must be immediate and seamless to the users. additional ADMS systems can be deployed to support training. etc. The solution can be deployed on physical servers and/or it can be virtualized using Microsoft Hyper-V or VMWare vSphere hypervisors. the ADMS architecture application consists of few indipended ADMS sub-systems typically segmented out into separate environments and kept in synch through data replication:  ADMS Real-time sub-system – for real-time operations where only limited number of users may access. reporting and exhaustive “what if” analysis without performance impact on the real time system. testing and development tasks. The ADMS system components leverage many Windows Server features such as the . It comprises a wide variety of data sources and business processes related to updates of the network model. 7 . Microsoft Active Directory provides a common platform to manage users. defense-in-depth security model. Windows security infrastructure. Schneider Electric has developed the Model Promotion process to update the network data model in the control room environment in a safe and controlled way. All ADMS application server components utilize Microsoft Windows Server operating system. separated from other environments by firewall(s).  ADMS Decision Support sub-system – for monitoring. reliability and security rules compliance (NIST.NET. NERC CIP). with the highest level of security. SE ADMS applies: defense in depth security model. logging and auditing. with a minimal user interruption.

scrolling and pilot window control network navigation. network planning engineers and dispatcher training simulator).  Panning. HV. corporate-wide ID and type.  Window management: multiple windows can be used on the same monitor and screen displays.  De-cluttering levels: a mechanism by which the visibility of graphical elements depends on zoom. catalog data and geographic.  Overview of SCADA-related information. DMD can be run in:  Real-time mode (dispatcher clients operating distribution network in real-time)  Simulation mode (operation analysis and planning engineers.  Saving / restoring windows layout. dynamic. geographical and SCADA view). ID.  Issuing equipment manipulation commands using SCADA integrated windows. Basic functionalities of DMD are:  Graphical network presentation (schematic.  Action log  Printing and export of diagrams and reports. maintenance engineers.  Detailed view of all network elements: basic. MV and LV network.  Easy and quick network search by element name. Figure 3.  Distinctive network area coloring according to various criteria.3 DYNAMIC MIMIC DIAGRAM Dynamic Mimic Diagram (DMD) is multiple-view user interface aimed to visualization of supply and distribution substations.  “Save case” management – loading and saving specific set of dynamic data values in simulation. DMD provides both views of the distribution network: schematic and geographic diagrams. zooming.  Ability to visually distinguish substation area or a group of feeders of interest.1 – ADMS Software User Interface 8 .  Displaying DMS analytical application results each time the network state has been modified.  Network tree view display and browsing. as well as to efficient management and monitoring of the distribution network state.

It is aimed for creating. draws and arranges elements. With Network View Editor. creates.  Symbol Editor is used for creation of elements presentation. Network model created with the Network Builder is used by Dynamic Mimic Diagram (Operating client) Network Builder consists of the following sub-applications:  Network View Editor is a graphical tool used for creation of network diagram.  Edit Toolbox provides the following: o Edit electrical (electrical importing of an element implies that its graphical representative will be generated at the same time). Figure 4. their graphic representation in form of a network diagram. editing and deleting of values of network elements attributes. Catalogs are used for entering data related to power equipment. the user imports. Different types of views are supported: composite. their connectivity. geographic and substation view. which are used for creation and management of an electrical network model.4 DISTRIBUTION NETWORK BUILDER Network Builder is a set of graphical user interface applications. It enables the user to create and modify shapes of distribution network elements. which were obtained from the Utility. o Edit graphical (graphical drawing of an element means that it already has a representative in the electrical model).  Catalog Editor is a tool which provides creation. and finally. deleting and editing of catalogs.1 – Network Builder window 9 .

statuses of devices. 10 .  The dynamic data as a subset of model information that include: measurements. RDF schemas derived directly from the CIM UML models are used to define the information content for these exchanges as an XML document. tags. temporary elements.  IEC 61970 – Basis for exchanging power system network models that are used in energy management systems and market systems.1 – Possible CIM based integrations with various external systems. the results of ADMS function belong to dynamic data. Also. Integrations enable exchange of both static and dynamic data:  The static data is referred to the network data model and it is mostly related to network connectivity model and all network elements which are within such model. Integration of ADMS with other applications is usually project specific and mostly depends on customer needs. Solution for various integrations with external systems is based on:  IEC 61968 – Basis for developing message payload standards for exchanging information between independent systems and applications concerned with distribution management and market operations. Customer Provided ADMS Computing Computing Environment Environment As-buil d n etwork mo del (bulk load & incremental upda tes ) NFS IEC 619 70/619 68 share Notification – export is read y GIS Ada pte r Weather Weather Ada pte r Service ESB (CIM 61968 messages) Pre dicted outage s OMS Ada pte r Switchi ng & ope rati on cha nges Plan ned & real ou tag es ADMS Loa d p rofi les & SE MDM System load snapshot Ada pte r CIM/XML Ada pte rs WCF ADMS Ops ch anges Mobile Ada pte r Device App Switchi ng plan & map eMail Messag es & notifica tion s notifica tion Ada pte r Ser vice Notification – export is read y EMS Ada pte r Sub station export NFS IEC 619 70 share Figure 5. but slightly changed and extended with additional classes and attributes needed for ADMS algorithms and their graphical representations in views. etc. XML schemas based on the CIM are defined for each message payload defined in the 61968–x series of standards.5 INTEGRATIONS ADMS data model is an object–oriented power network data model similar to Common Information Model (CIM).

1 – DMS Analytical applications 11 . Such organization provides very simple individual upgrading. which enable performing both analysis and optimization of operation and development of very large radial and weakly meshed distribution networks. This system is a fully comprehensive set of sophisticated software and algorithms that enable the most efficient design.6 ADMS ANALYTICAL APPLICATIONS SYSTEM DMS Analytical Applications System is the "intelligence" of ADMS Software. organized as modular libraries. extension with new applications and adjustment to any new customer requirement. DMS Analytical Applications System enables performing practically all technical tasks in Distribution Utilities in the following modes of application:  Core DMS applications  Network Operation Control applications. optimal operation and decision making referring to the whole equipment installed in the distribution network. The system is based on the Network Model and consists of number mutually compatible applications. Figure 6.  Network Operation Planning and Optimization  Network Operation Analysis  Network Development Planning  EMS applications  Web based applications (Mobility)  Training All analytical applications are developed on the basis of algorithms specially aimed for distribution networks.

supplied energies or rated powers of the equipment. and all other state variables (current phasors of all sections and transformers.6. and 2) Load weights – peak values. Performance Indices is used for detection of violations.2 – Performance Indices Report 6. losses.1 Core DMS Applications Network Model is in the background of ADMS applications. voltage drops. modification. display. etc. alarm states. as well as state of secondary LV networks. consisted of two groups: 1) Dimensionless daily load profiles for real and reactive power (P-Q) which are weather dependable. application provides the network topology that is necessary for running all other applications. validation and execution. Temporary elements are typically introduced by load operators which order their placement by a field crew. This framework consists of tools used for creation. for the purpose of temporarily altering its connectivity. Topology Analyzer provides an accurate insight into the actual topology of the distribution network. On the basis of network model. connectivity and models for calculation (balanced or unbalanced networks). reports of the overall performances of the network state. Figure 6.2 Network Operation Control Applications Switching Validations allows dispatchers to have an insight into the possible consequences of any switching instruction at any time.. currents. active and reactive power losses in all sections and transformers. Temporary Elements introduces a limited set of temporary changes to the electrical model. flows of real and reactive power. It is a general tool for various topology analyses of the distribution network represented in form of graphs. The network state consists of: complex voltages. The load profiles are derived on the basis of historical data. Load Flow application is used for the calculation of steady states of radial and weakly meshed primary MV networks. etc. providing electrical definitions of all network elements. 12 . to temporarily isolate a part of the network being repaired or re-energize consumers whose supply cannot be restored by other means.). State Estimation provides an assessment of loads of all network nodes. maintenance. connectivity and switchgear statuses.

and archives the chronological changes of any crew–related data to the historical database. without supply of any consumer on both feeders. available real-time information acquired from field devices. Isolation and Supply Restoration) presents collection of tools used for detection. The goal of reconfiguration is to transfer load from one feeder to another through a normally open tie switch. FLISR can be used in manual semi-automatic and automatic mode. and protective relay tripping. execution and printing list of switching actions and Switching Orders (SO). Load Shedding manages different types of disturbances which can occur due to lack of generation or overloads in network. SO represents an official document. manages the configuration of valid values for crew types and statuses. data storage and requested reports and displays. FLISR (Fault Location. maintenance. Load Relief provides multiple switching plans to transfer specified amount of circuit loading to adjacent circuits. and highlights the elements encountered on the path. with all necessary information needed for performing required switching. display. isolation of faults and restoration of supply for all de-energized customers. where priorities are configurable. Element Isolation determines which switching manipulations are needed for isolating selected element. Loads can be disconnected in a prioritized order. Methods of tracing include: trace up. including. relevant work/safety documents. fault magnitude at various locations on the feeder. It keeps the in–memory image of all crews and their respective locations. Supply Restoration used for determining an optimal plan of switching actions for restoring supply on the de-energized part of distribution network. Large Area Restoration determines the plan for restoration of the supply of large parts of the network. The power value of loads which need to be restored is estimated according to their pre-estimated values of power. Work Order Management is intended for management of switching procedures and all activities related to planned maintenance works. Distributed Generator Management is a set of functionalities that are used for management of distributed generators (DGs) in a distribution network. location. 13 . trace down and trace in both directions. Fault Location supports detecting location of the fault. Switching validations are available through whole SO lifecycle and it can be started automatically before execution. fault indicator outputs. modification. Each switching plan is evaluated by using unbalanced load flow analysis to determine if a particular switching plan would cause any violations. Crew Management is responsible for the book–keeping of any crew related data. issued to a responsible person in the field. supports the workflows related to crews.Tracing performs simple graph analysis on user request. Switching Management is set of tools used for creation. validation. which remained de-energized after a fault occurrence on a supply transformer or busbar in supply station or after isolation of an element for the maintenance purpose in supply station. It calculates locations where faults could have occurred by analyzing the fault pattern. Under-Load Switching simulates the process of under-load network reconfiguration load transfer and offers possible solution for this operation. It performs topological tracing from a user- selected point in the network.

Electrical Vehicle Monitoring is used for monitoring of electrical vehicles and e-car stations located in the distribution network. for chosen type of fault. Forecasted load curves of the entire network are provided. Model Readiness determines level of current distribution network preparedness for advanced ADMS power applications. ENSI. under-voltage and bimetal relays. setting/coordination of protection relays.3 Network Operation Planning and Optimization Near Term Forecasting is used for forecasting of load diagrams for the next 15 minutes up to 24 hours.). Volt/VAR Optimization is used for control in distribution network operation. provides detailed calculation of all fault parameters (voltages. fuses and reclosers in distribution networks. Analysis of influence of every switching action on improvement of network performance is possible. while operating in centralized way on the whole considered sub-network (HV substation or HV/MV transformer). getting insight into placement of protections. so that their impact on distribution network can be monitored and analyzed. Adaptive Relay Protection provides changing of active setting group on remotely controlled microprocessor relays regarding network topology and conditions.4 Network Operation Analysis Reliability Analysis is used for calculation of the reliability indices in network. enabling selection of only limited number of switching actions that give highest improvement. 14 . based on actual or forecasted loading and ambient temperature. 6. CAIDI. calculating SAIDI. 6. down to feeder measurements. All analyses are performed for specified network state. or forecast only for the selected areas. Relay Protection is used for analysis of operation and sensitivity. their status and active power consumption. This application provides information about number and location of electric vehicles. or forecast only for the selected areas. rather than on the local level as it is possible with local controllers. best load balance or best voltages profiles). Adaptive relaying also provides sending necessary control signals after network topology changes to relay controllers in supply stations. Forecasted daily load curves of the entire network are provided. It is applied for calculation of thermal ratings of substation transformers.Dynamic Equipment Rating is used for monitoring and prediction of network thermal state. etc. The main goal of this application is deriving model readiness quality of observed network. it allows management of voltages and reactive power flows in distribution network. Network Reconfiguration determines the optimal radial distribution network configuration regarding to optimization objective (minimal active power and energy losses. simultaneous faults. over-voltage. down to feeder measurements. overhead lines and underground cables. fault currents). as well as different network analysis in fault state (simulation of chosen type of fault in all networks nodes. The application deals with over-current. as well as switching sequence for transfer from existing to optimal state. SAIFI. CAIFI… Fault Calculation. maximal reliability. Reports about improvement of operation performances and reduction of losses are provided. topology and selected location and type of the fault. efficient overview of all protection features etc. Short Term Forecasting is used for forecasting of load diagrams for the next 1 – 7 days. It deals with planned and unplanned outages. As such.

Reliability Analysis. Fault Calculation. It includes daily load curves for all types of loads and measurements for each typical day in a selected period. based on sequence of annual data of entire network.5 Network Development Planning Long-Term Forecasting provides load forecast for the future period of several years. Operation Losses and Phase balancing. ADMS is available on Low Voltage. Breaker/Fuse Capacity. The main goal of this application is to provide simple and user-friendly checking of the switching device capacities for the given network topology and considered pre-fault state. for specified configuration and time period.3 – Energy Losses – Results in report for selected part of network Contingency Analysis assesses whether the network could ‘survive’ and operate within technical limits of state variables without load reduction. Historical database is populated with data from ADMS database associated with the time stamp and user data. Energy Losses provides calculation of energy losses in network (active and reactive losses) up to LV busbars. Harmonic Analysis application is used for analysis of harmonics influence in MV and LV networks. The time stamp and the user are recorded for every activity or event in ADMS system. The following applications are available on LV: Network Model. Energy Losses. Network Reconfiguration. Load Flow. The results of this application are used for long-term planning of the network development. State Estimation. Planning. 15 . Historical application (Historical server and the corresponding Historical database) provides the insight in the activities and events of the electrical network in the past. for a part or a whole network. The purpose of Phase Balancing application is to find the final phase swapping scheme to balance an unbalanced feeder system with minimum cost.Breaker/Fuse Capacity is used for checking capacity of circuit breakers and fuses in distribution networks. 6. Figure 6. Performance Indices. It is based on the ‘n-1’ criterion and used for analyzing faults in specified network elements and testing the possibilities of providing the re-supply to the de-energized consumers.

types. to achieve selected target. EMS Fault Calculation is used for calculation of network state with fault. Network Reinforcement is used for reinforcement of network elements. for a future period lasting few months or years. secondary substations and checking of the technical and security criteria. available investment budget. This allows calculations to be part of the same real- time context. interchange. considering values of telemetered data EMS Power Flow is used for calculation of steady state of radial and weakly meshed MV and LV networks EMS Performance Indices provides insight in state of balanced 3-phase transmission network for particular topology of transmission network and specified generation and load conditions. power factor correction and voltage profile improvement. selected time period. sizes and switching status of capacitor banks. how many equipment and on which location to apply. Voltage Regulator Placement determines the optimal locations for the placement of additional regulation resources in order to reduce the voltage drop in critical points of the networks.6 HV EMS (Energy Management System) The EMS and DMS are parts of a single platform. Network Automation is used for planning of automation of MV distribution networks. voltage control) to achieve maximal operational benefits 16 . except the calculation algorithms. Customer Connection provides verification of newly added distributed generators or consumption. Applications available on HV network are EMS State Estimation is assessment of loads of all network nodes and all other state variables.Medium-Term Forecasting is used for assessment of the sequence of annual peak loads of large areas or entire network. which have to be installed in network for the purpose of reactive power compensation. reduction of the reactive power supplied from transmission network. Capacitor Placement is used for determination of optimal locations. Main resources for customer connection are generators and consumers. real power losses minimization. etc. It provides insight into network state when new customers are connected to the network. Tasks are: to find the optimal solution for selected equipment. to be shared. including supply substations. EMS Optimal Power Flow is used for calculation of optimal control strategy (generation. taking into account the optimal dynamics of installing new elements. respecting cost/benefit analysis. EMS Contingency Analysis is used to simulates outages in real-time and assesses whether the system can survive them EMS Voltage Stability is used to analysis of voltage stability (critical voltage drop) under increased loading of network or selected corridors. Network Development Planning determines an optimal plan of network development for the coming medium and long-term period on the basis of multiple scenarios and possibility of their comparison. It can be run on any saved topology on top of real-time data of the network. and most of the components. necessary for improvement of the service reliability. The results are used for medium-term planning of the network development and assessment of required investment in the future to achieve sufficient energy quality. 6.

topology coloring.8 Training Dispatcher Training Simulator provides a training capability that realistically models the distribution network and interacts with the trainee. work orders. Web client solution enables user to view current network state. primarily aimed for use in corporate environment. load flow results. as well as maintenance of the crew data. read only version of DMD application. Field Crew module provides dispatching of field crews to Incidents. Safety documents. and incidents.4 – ADMS Web DMD 6.EMS Optimal Topology Change is used for elimination of violations and optimization of losses in transmission network by means of switching. Trainees’ responds to simulated events and his/her actions are tested.7 Mobility The Web Dynamic Mimic Diagram is a lightweight. 6. 17 . quick start and replacement reserve. as in dispatcher center. EMS Breaker Capacity is used for capacity checking of switching device in the actual network topology or for studied states. Figure 6. telemetry data. EMS Reactive Reserve Monitoring monitors individual and total reactive power reserve of specified transmission network generators and capacitors dividing reserve into three types: spinning. crew management. Simulator prepares data and simulates events during the training. Switching plans. evaluated and possibly improved. The application requires no additional software installation on client machines. This function can be used for design and selection of a new circuit breaker.

tracks predicted and confirmed damages or generally speaking problems in field. It tracks the information about power disturbances in the network. This includes the personal customer information and as such is often subject to strict auditing and data security. single UI. without affecting the performances. Distribution management and Outage management functionalities.  Call Management . 18 . smart meter events. smart meter events. with single data model. etc. efficient and safe workflow. non- outage problems and all other works.e. Figure 7. which presents single product on single platform.  Incident collects trouble calls (call center.responsible to assist operators in efficient dispatching of outages. unlocated incident (geo information known only). It keeps the real- time image of the currently active calls.7 OUTAGE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM Outage Management module is organized as the component of ADMS product. and callbacks.1 – Outage Management module’s results Outage Management can be divided into following logical units:  Customer Data Management . tracks affected customers and customer outage statistics. load shedding outage. planned work.  Incident Management . IVR or any third party source).  An operator dispatches field crews to Incident record using ADMS Crew management component with embedded optimal dispatching module. non-outage disturbances. SCADA sustained or momentary outage. single Web infrastructure and single integration platform for all SCADA. The main dispatchable object in ADMS Outage management component is named Incident:  Incident contains and represents everything what requires operator awareness and dispatching. confirmed or unconfirmed outage. It keeps and processes a large number of trouble calls supportin high activity scenarios. All switching operations performed in incident lifecycle are recorded and restoration statistic is calculated and tracked down to individual customer location. organizing the response to the disturbance into a user-friendly.responsible for recording trouble calls and smart meter events. stores the prediction results. outage portal notification. i.responsible for storing all individual customer data within the ADMS and exposing them to the other components.

Company gathers over 1000 experts in power and computer engineering from Novi Sad (capitol of Vojvodina region.8 SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC DMS COMPANY AND REFERENCES Schneider Electric DMS NS is the company in Schneider Electric covering research.2 – ADMS references worldwide 19 .1 – Schneider Electric DMS Business building ADMS solution has been deployed in 80 Utilities worldwide. development and software engineering in electrical power systems. north of Serbia). especially devoted to ADMS. Figure 8. Figure 8. with strong relations with University and Power Utilities of Vojvodina.

schneider-electric-dms.com 20 . C. B.D Narodnog fronta St.Contact Company Name: Schneider Electric DMS NS LLC Novi Sad Address: 25 A. Zip Code: 21000 City: Novi Sad Country: Serbia Phone: +381-21-488-3600 Fax: +381-21-488-3789 E-mail: office@schneider-electric-dms.com Web site: www.