Since data access and management also take center stage in substation operations, it is imperative to have substation OT gateways to collect real-time data from substation feeder devices like Relion /3rd party protection relays, multi-function meters etc. using IEC 61850 communication standard and other de-facto protocols like IEC 60870-5, DNP3, Modbus etc.
The collected data can be used in running some applications in the substation gateway. The application output data or real-time data from substation devices would be needed to be sent to external systems such as a DCS or Network Control Center or customer's enterprise network on a private Cloud over communication protocols such as IEC 60870-5, DNP3, Modbus, OPC UA, MQTT etc.
ZEE600, AC500 (eCo) or 3rd party products can be deployed as substation gateways, due to a wide coverage of both south-bound and north-bound protocols and PLC capabilities.
This can be a typical an add-on solution to the other Substation Solutions, such as ECS and CRP solutions.
- Installation of substation gateway along with other associated equipment like time synchronization server, ethernet switch etc. in a free-standing panel
- As a communication gateway for protocol conversion
- Ease of deployment, security, and reliability
- Fully customized due to versatility and flexibility