UK’s first digital substation with ScottishPower, UK
ScottishPower are a UK transmission system operator. Their FITNESS project demonstrated for the first time in the UK a digital substation with full IEC 61850 interoperability, with the goal of reducing copper use and overall substation size by 10%. The Synaptec systems monitored two substation bays and demonstrated successful interoperability with ABB and GE equipment.
Equipment installed: DES Interrogators and Secondary Connected Modules for Current | Communication protocol: IEC 61850-9-2 | Live since: 2018