Northern Powergrid starts next substation upgrade phase

United Kingdom, Newcastle upon Tyne: Northern Powergrid has started the next phase of its project to modernise and future-proof more than 860 of its substation controllers for smart grid solutions and applications.

In the initial phase, key activities included developing software and integrating communications programmes, acceptance testing of the RTU at Northern Powergrid’s Control Centres in the North East and Yorkshire, as well as the installation, testing and commissioning of RTUs to the live network at Beeston Royds, Dunkeswick, Chirton Grange and Wansbeck substations, reports Just Auto.

In this next phase, the project will provide a platform for the implementation of next generation smart grid solutions and applications. This work is scheduled to complete in 2023.

Source: Just Auto

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