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P ro j e c t R e f e re n c e 7-4

Substation Automation
Conclusion

The migration task was excellently accomplished With the flexibility granted by IEC 61850, higher
in close and trustful cooperation between the objectives could be reached at lower cost than
user’s and the system integrator’s teams. The with legacy technology and vendor-specific
transition involved comprehensive training on the functions could still be used. The high perfor-
new technologies and went smoothly as did the mance system, communication network and IEDs Protection, Substation Automation & Network Control
acceptance tests and final taking-over. offer engineers safe and fast access from local

The standard specification defining the system


and functional requirements, but not detailing
and remote points. The horizontal message ex-
change supports the many distributed automatic Energias de Portugal
chooses ABB’s IEC 61850
functions needed to increase operational safety
IEC 61850 aspects, was very well translated into
whilst leading to a reduction in wiring costs.
a formal description using SCL and an optimal
The stability and extensibility of the systems along
solution created.

SA solutions
with their standardized documentation will
contribute to efficiency improvements and more
sustainable investments.

EDP’s SAS 630 Substation Automation System


Customer statements:

“Lean operation and efficient


Remote NCC
maintenance
and settings
maintenance are key issues
CC in our strategy, also when it
MicroSCADA
comes to substation automa-
WAN
base system
tion. We started early to stan-
dardize system architectures,
GPS Workstation Router RTU 560
communication topologies
IEC 101
IEC 104
and HW as well as function-
Switch ality. Wanting to introduce
IEC 61850-based systems in
IEC 61850-8-1 / IEC 104
our distribution network, we
Switch Switch Switch Switch Switch Switch certified a range of manufac-
turers. In ABB we found a very
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competent partner, with whom
we could build on excellent
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experiences from dozens of
successful projects. This made
REF 543 RET 541 migration to the new standard
easy for us”, says Mr. Aurélio
REL 670 REF 543 Blanquet, Director of the Auto-
mation & Control Division at
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EDP Distribuição Energia, S.A.
60 kV 10 kV – Semi Barramento 1 10 kV – Semi Barramento 2
5 x incoming feeder 14 x outgoing feeder 15 x outgoing feeder
2 x transformer feeder 1 x ingoing feeder 1 x ingoing feeder
1 x bus coupler 1 x capacitor bank 1 x capacitor bank EDP Distribuição Energia S.A. modernizes six important distribution substations with IEC 61850-
1x shunt reactor 1x shunt reactor
compliant automation, control and protection solutions. ABB helps to maximize the benefits:
© Copyright 2007 ABB. All rights reserved.

1 x bus section

 Optimal operator support with high-quality interfaces, proven functionality and automatic
sequences
For more information please refer to the responsible ABB sales engineer for your country or to the address mentioned below.
 Simplified and cost-effective maintenance of standardized equipment with local and remote
communication access
ABB Switzerland Ltd Phone +41 -58-585 77 44
Power Systems Fax +41 -58-585 55 77  Extendable, future-proof systems offering long-term stability and durability for investment
Bruggerstrasse 72 E-mail substation.automation@ch.abb.com protection
CH-5400 Baden/Switzerland www.abb.com/substationautomation
The Customer The Challenge

EDP (Energias de Portugal)


IEC 61850-compliant substation automation
is an Iberian operator of
energy solutions in the areas systems shall be implemented in six HV/MV
of electricity and gas. Being
substations. The stations Cacém, Aeroporto,
one of the major European
players in the energy sector, Glória, Serpa, Venda do Pinheiro and Parede
it owns companies for power
are of high importance for the grid as they
generation, supply and distri-
bution. Its daughter company, supply power to urban regions as well as the
EDP Distribuição Energia S.A.,
Lisbon airport. The stations shall be monitored
is the largest utility in Portu-
gal with some 400 distribution and controlled both locally as well as remotely
substations controlled by two
and maintenance access be provided for
HV Dispatch Centers.
Six Control Centers assure setting, diagnosis and correction purposes.
the operation of the MV net-
The systems shall utilize the standard’s fea-
work, with more than 4.000
feeders and 70.000 km of tures, e.g. horizontal communication via
lines and cables. The com-
GOOSE messages for distributed functions.
pany constantly invests in the
further improvement of the The system architecture and network topology
already high service and
shall be standardized throughout the grid.
supply quality to its over
5.9 million customers.
To satisfy their growing
ABB’s solution
demand for power, it
adopts latest technolo- The SAS 630 substation automation solution with verified IEC 61850-implementation
gies in its infrastructures provides local control via Station HMI as well as remote command and data ac-
and embarked in cess from the NCC via integrated gateway. The standardized high-quality operator in-
utilizing IEC 61850, terfaces, functions and system layouts help optimize operation and maintenance. Safe
the global standard remote maintenance access to all IEDs on the LAN can be established via modem or
for communication in IEDs are IEC 61850-compliant. They
Ethernet. All control and protection
substations, soon after exchange some 150 binary signals via GOOSE messages to perform vendor-spe-
it was published. cific distributed functions. Amongst others these include interlocking, circuit breaker
failure protection (CBFP), decentralized voltage and frequency load shedding, automatic
voltage restoration after load shedding, automatic protection setting group adjustment
according to neutral as well as varimetric and hourly control of capacitor banks.
The Customer The Challenge

EDP (Energias de Portugal)


IEC 61850-compliant substation automation
is an Iberian operator of
energy solutions in the areas systems shall be implemented in six HV/MV
of electricity and gas. Being
substations. The stations Cacém, Aeroporto,
one of the major European
players in the energy sector, Glória, Serpa, Venda do Pinheiro and Parede
it owns companies for power
are of high importance for the grid as they
generation, supply and distri-
bution. Its daughter company, supply power to urban regions as well as the
EDP Distribuição Energia S.A.,
Lisbon airport. The stations shall be monitored
is the largest utility in Portu-
gal with some 400 distribution and controlled both locally as well as remotely
substations controlled by two
and maintenance access be provided for
HV Dispatch Centers.
Six Control Centers assure setting, diagnosis and correction purposes.
the operation of the MV net-
The systems shall utilize the standard’s fea-
work, with more than 4.000
feeders and 70.000 km of tures, e.g. horizontal communication via
lines and cables. The com-
GOOSE messages for distributed functions.
pany constantly invests in the
further improvement of the The system architecture and network topology
already high service and
shall be standardized throughout the grid.
supply quality to its over
5.9 million customers.
To satisfy their growing
ABB’s solution
demand for power, it
adopts latest technolo- The SAS 630 substation automation solution with verified IEC 61850-implementation
gies in its infrastructures provides local control via Station HMI as well as remote command and data ac-
and embarked in cess from the NCC via integrated gateway. The standardized high-quality operator in-
utilizing IEC 61850, terfaces, functions and system layouts help optimize operation and maintenance. Safe
the global standard remote maintenance access to all IEDs on the LAN can be established via modem or
for communication in IEDs are IEC 61850-compliant. They
Ethernet. All control and protection
substations, soon after exchange some 150 binary signals via GOOSE messages to perform vendor-spe-
it was published. cific distributed functions. Amongst others these include interlocking, circuit breaker
failure protection (CBFP), decentralized voltage and frequency load shedding, automatic
voltage restoration after load shedding, automatic protection setting group adjustment
according to neutral as well as varimetric and hourly control of capacitor banks.
P ro j e c t R e f e re n c e 7-4 Substation Automation
Conclusion

The migration task was excellently accomplished With the flexibility granted by IEC 61850, higher
in close and trustful cooperation between the objectives could be reached at lower cost than
user’s and the system integrator’s teams. The with legacy technology and vendor-specific
transition involved comprehensive training on the functions could still be used. The high perfor-
new technologies and went smoothly as did the mance system, communication network and IEDs Protection, Substation Automation & Network Control
acceptance tests and final taking-over. offer engineers safe and fast access from local

The standard specification defining the system


and functional requirements, but not detailing
and remote points. The horizontal message ex-
change supports the many distributed automatic Energias de Portugal
chooses ABB’s IEC 61850
functions needed to increase operational safety
IEC 61850 aspects, was very well translated into
whilst leading to a reduction in wiring costs.
a formal description using SCL and an optimal
The stability and extensibility of the systems along
solution created.

SA solutions
with their standardized documentation will
contribute to efficiency improvements and more
sustainable investments.

Customer statements:
EDP’s SAS 630 Substation Automation System
“Lean operation and efficient
Remote
maintenance
and settings
NCC
maintenance are key issues
IEC 101
in our strategy, also when it
comes to substation automa-
MicroSCADA Pro
WAN
station computer RTU 560
tion. We started early to stan-
IEC 104
dardize system architectures,
GPS Workstation Router
Aux. services communication topologies
and HW as well as function-
Switch ality. Wanting to introduce
IEC 61850-based systems in
IEC 61850-8-1
our distribution network, we
Switch Switch Switch Switch Switch Switch certified a range of manufac-
turers. In ABB we found a very
1 2 .... 18 19 20 .... 36
competent partner, with whom
we could build on excellent
REL 670 RET 543 REF 543 REF 543 REF 543 REF 543 REF 543 REF 543
experiences from dozens of
successful projects. This made
REF 543 RET 541 migration to the new standard
easy for us”, says Mr. Aurélio
REL 670 REF 543 Blanquet, Director of the Auto-
mation & Control Division at
REF 543
EDP Distribuição Energia, S.A.
60 kV 10 kV – Semi Barramento 1 10 kV – Semi Barramento 2
5 x incoming feeder 14 x outgoing feeder 15 x outgoing feeder
2 x transformer feeder 1 x ingoing feeder 1 x ingoing feeder
1 x bus coupler 1 x capacitor bank 1 x capacitor bank EDP Distribuição Energia S.A. modernizes six important distribution substations with IEC 61850-
1x shunt reactor 1x shunt reactor
compliant automation, control and protection solutions. ABB helps to maximize the benefits:
© Copyright 2007 ABB. All rights reserved.

1 x bus section

 Optimal operator support with high-quality interfaces, proven functionality and automatic
For more information please refer to the responsible ABB sales engineer for your country or to the address mentioned below.
sequences
 Simplified and cost-effective maintenance of standardized equipment with local and remote
ABB Switzerland Ltd ABB (Asea Brown Boveri), S.A.
Substation Automation Systems Power Systems & Power Products (PP&PS) communication access
Bruggerstrasse 72 Quinta da Fonte – Edifício Plaza  Extendable, future-proof systems offering long-term stability and durability for investment
CH-5400 Baden/Switzerland Rua Quinta da Quintã, Nº 3
protection
Phone +41 -58-585 77 44 2774-002, Paço de Arcos, Portugal, PT
Fax +41 -58-585 55 77 Phone +351 214256000
E-mail substation.automation@ch.abb.com Fax +351 214256415
www.abb.com/substationautomation E-mail newsletter.powertechnologies@pt.abb.com
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