Power Networks Demonstration Centre
Technology & Operations
Evolving substations of the future
The transition towards a digital architecture in distribution substations delivers a lower lifecycle cost, but can be challenging to implement. How do we tackle this challenge head-on whilst ensuring that substations remain secure and reliable? Dr Ibrahim Abdulhadi, digital substations lead at the PNDC shares his thoughts.
The evolving utility landscape
After years of comparative stability and predictability, power utilities' traditional business models are experiencing significant shift and disruption. Cisco's Andrew Longyear outlines why this requires a fresh approach to security, from protecting networks to safeguarding critical national infrastructure.
42 Technology launches new substation monitoring system
42 Technology has developed a monitoring system for secondary electrical distribution substations.
Cisco and PNDC join forces
Cisco and industry collaborate to enable testing of advanced smart-grid communications.