Digital transformation for transmission utilities.
Insight from the field to the boardroom.
Transmission operators face tough challenges today
Meeting the power system availability requirements imposed by regulators, enterprises, and power producers can be challenging. The right technology makes it easier.
Future-proof your transmission network with smart digital substations
When it comes to addressing the challenges transmission utilities are facing, digital substations are the clearest, cleanest answer. Over the last decade, modern digital substations based on IEC 61850 communication and microprocessor relays have enabled seamless transmission of data among substation equipment and from the field to the boardroom, greatly enhancing visibility and durability of critical power infrastructure.
How digital substations tame the complexities of modern network demands
This whitepaper outlines the key features of digital substations and how this technology can help improve grid operations, reduce costs and increase system reliability.
Imagine if you could:
Increase situational awareness
Increase worker safety
Improve operations and maintenance
Achieve cost savings and faster ROI
As a global leader and pioneer in substation automation, communications and protection, we offer world-class solutions to ensure reliable power transmission and distribution. Our comprehensive portfolio includes offerings for your conventional power infrastructure and smart digital substation solutions to help you achieve best-in-class levels of productivity, visibility and digital communication to ensure a safe energy supply to your consumers.
See how our customers are transforming:
Eliminating 600,000 tons of annual carbon emissions in Brazil through the world’s first 500 kV digital substationRead more
Delivering a compact, reliable and safe digital substation to UNESCO World Heritage City in NorwayRead more
Substation to improve reliability, efficiency and safety and support India’s Smart Grid Mission and Smart City visionWatch now
Reduce your carbon footprint with digital substations
Another key benefit of digital substations is their seamless integration into eco-friendly power initiatives. The momentum to employ distributed energy resources (DERs) and reduce carbon emissions continues to grow worldwide.
Become more energy-conscious with digital substation technology by Hitachi ABB Power Grids and start delivering energy from the point of generation to the consumer in an environmentally friendly way.
Learn how to adapt to disruption. Join the Digital Enterprise Virtual Roadshow.
The utility industry is undergoing fundamental transformation. Log in to our virtual Digital Enterprise (DE) roadshow to see presentations by our experts on key topics at the heart of digital transformation.Learn More
Increase your digital substation IQ
Events and resources
A digital substation provides unmatched control and efficiency. Learn about key technologies in this brochure.
What is a digital substation and how can it maximize power reliability and increase efficiency?
How digital substations tame the complexities of modern network demands.
Watch on-demand webinars
FITNESS – Future Intelligent Transmission NEtwork SubStation
To mark the successful close of the FITNESS project, SP Energy Networks and key partners organized this webinar to share the key learning points and outcomes from the project and, more importantly, to share the plan going forward. Hear the voice of a transmission system operator on how they integrated a digital substation.
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