Posts tagged as Automation

Fully automated DC e-house launched

  Siemens South Africa recently unveiled its new compact, 11 MW e-house for use at a uranium mine in Namibia. The new e-house, one of six to be supplied, is a fully automated, DC, containerised substation which will be used to power specially adapted, 300 t, diesel-electric trucks which are used to haul loads up […]

Integrated and scalable Ethernet redundancy in substations

  An optimised IEC 61850 PRP/HSR architecture should provide scalable integration for easy modification of functionalities and extension of the substation. Upgrading single attached nodes (SANs) and dual attached nodes (DANs) to a PRP/HSR network will require an efficient and cost effective solution in order to construct a seamless/bumpless communication infrastructure to ensure maximum system […]