ABB solution to support Brazil power grid expansion

Brazil: ABB will provide Brazil’s electric power transmission company, Argo Energia, a complete suite of asset management software solutions to improve the efficiency and stability of their new power transmission network in Brazil.

Globally, this is the first such integrated system to be deployed in a power transmission network.

ABB’s solution for connected asset lifecycle management ensures security and reliability of key critical transmission and distribution equipment such as electrical substations, and transformers across 1,150 km of power lines.

Furthermore, ABB will deliver software solutions such as the MicroSCADA Pro Historian and SDM600 for two control centers, situated in the state of Piauí in the Northeastern region of the country and at Argo Energia’s São Paulo headquarters, allowing the company to continually monitor and analyze the network’s performance.

ABB will provide different solutions to Argo Energia, including for supervision, control, asset management and cybersecurity purposes. The solutions will unify the functionality of ABB’s offerings for enterprise asset management, workforce management and asset performance management. Further, they will provide Argo Energia with actionable insights to enable predictive maintenance that will boost asset utilization, drive down maintenance costs and reduce equipment failures and system outages.

Source: Pumps and Systems