Press Release August 2019

Distributed Automation VII – Using IEC 61850 in Automation

NOJA Power Recloser

27 August 2019 – In our final instalment in the series of Electricity Distribution System Automation (DSA), we explore the relevance of IEC 61850 communications capabilities and how this technology can be applied to achieve reliability gains in the performance of the electricity network.

Press Release August 2019

Distributed Automation V – Centralised vs Decentralised Automation

NOJA Power OSM Recloser

NOJA Power OSM Recloser

6 August 2019 –Through our series on implementing the Smart Grid, or electricity Distribution System Automation, we have explored various use cases of Reclosers being deployed to automatically reconfigure the network to isolate faults and restore supply.

Press Release July 2019

Distributed Automation IV – Dealing with Protection Grading

NOJA Power OSM Recloser

NOJA Power OSM Recloser

30 July 2019 – In our last article, Distribution Automation III, we explored the quintessential Ring Mode network design configuration and the automation of switching to isolate faults without the use of communications between the devices.

Press Release July 2019

Automation III – Distributed Automation

NOJA Power OSM recloser installation

24 July 2019 - In edition one of our series, we covered the fundamental case of automation of the distribution network – a simple Auto-Changeover Scheme using the voltage sensors on either side of a NOJA Power OSM Recloser and some simple control logic to detect what to do.