Power systems technology is changing at a fast pace. Telecommunications, IEC 61850, distributed generation, microgrids and other trends are transforming the grid and posing challenges for utilities.
A Road Map for Your System
POWER’s NexStation services provide advanced technology and consulting that help you meet these changes head-on. We will assess your system and develop a planned approach to make the most of your power grid investments by seamlessly integrating old technologies with the new while taking current systems, organization, skills and budgets into account.
You Gain Greater Efficiency
Today’s pace of technological change creates both opportunities and challenges. We help you avoid common pitfalls while taking advantage of the opportunities, ultimately saving you time and money. We can help create your roadmap to a next generation system and provide advanced engineering design, specifications, equipment layouts and other services. You gain higher performance and cost savings through greater efficiency and longer equipment life in the face of rapid technological change.
You can call on our expertise for testing and commissioning as well as training for digital technology, operations and maintenance. Integrated standards reduce training time and help you improve workflow, design and upkeep.
- Equipment and architecture evaluation
- Performance assessment
- Cybersecurity design and evaluation
- Operations training
- HMI and network architecture development
- Microgrid control evaluation
- Acceptance testing
- Product evaluation
- RTDS-based hardware-in-the-loop testing and validation
POWER has invested thousands of hours reviewing the performance and interoperability of IEC 61850-enabled equipment in our NexStation® Lab. Our approach is vendor-neutral, testing a wide range of hardware and software to determine the solution that best fits each client’s needs.
Our newly expanded NexStation Lab provides more space to research, test and train on the latest technology for power system control, protection, automation and security.
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Take a virtual tour of our NexStation Lab.