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Sponsors & Exhibitors



Platinum Sponsor



SUBNET is a software products company dedicated to serving the needs of the electric utility industry. SUBNET provides innovative interoperability solutions that combine the latest SUBstation technologies with modern day NETworking and computing technologies enabling electrical utilities to build a smarter, more efficient electricity grid. We create products that make your substations- and your overall power grid- more intelligent; allowing you to more reliably and safely deliver power to your customers.

SUBNET Solutions has recently expanded its operations into South American, African, Australian and European markets. With steadfast campaigns focusing on IEC 61850, DNP3 and other communication protocols and architectures, SUBNET continues its proud 25-year history of conducting in-person training courses for utilities and energy vendors worldwide.

As a software-oriented firm and as a Microsoft Certified Partner, SUBNET also has a clear comprehension of the technologies and possibilities available in a world defined by the information economy. In an industry where most device management providers are equipment/device manufacturers themselves, SUBNET's standout feature lies in the fact that we provide unbiased device management solutions. SUBNET vendor-agnostic solutions give energy and utility firms the freedom of choice in collaborating with diverse suppliers and third-party vendors.

Driving interoperability and multi-function integration through its technology, SUBNET is raising the bar for energy management and distribution standards, with its display of comprehensive grid solutions. Integration solutions offered to energy and utilities used to lag behind IT technology by 10 to 15 years. SUBNET's goal is to create products that keep pace with technology, and the company will continue to leverage the best of breed new IT technologies into operational technologies. .

For more information visit: www.subnet.com



Gold Sponsors



Grid Software are a team of experienced control and protection engineers, network professionals, systems and software engineers committed to providing innovative solutions and expertise consultancy for the Smart Grid system providers. Our goals are development of reliable and high performance system solutions and provision of exceptional engineering services for the Smart Grid system providers. Our focus is within the T&D Industry. Our engineers have expertise with solutions from system providers like General Electric, Siemens, ABB, Schneider SEL and others. Services include: Substation Automation Design, Configuration of Protection and Control IEDs, HMI/MMI Solutions, Factory Acceptance Testing, Product verification, Commissioning and Installation.

For more information visit: www.gridsoftware.com



In DNV GL we unite the strengths of DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan, and GL Renewables Certification. With 2,500 energy experts we support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply by delivering world-renowned testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain. Our Intelligent Networks and Communication department is global thought leader on and specialized in SCADA EMS/DMS, smart meter, data communication infrastructures and protocols and cyber security projects. We have successfully completed more than 300 SCADA EMS/DMS projects around the globe. We have worked with all major vendors in numerous projects, and are intimately familiar with their systems, their staff, and their record in implementing systems. In addition, several DNV GL staff members are actively involved in several International Standardization groups defining the new generation of EMS and DMS systems.

For more information visit: www.dnvgl.com



Silver Sponsors



Triangle MicroWorks, Inc. provides software libraries and PC-based tools to help implement and maintain systems using industry-standard communication protocols such as IEC 61850 [including: -9-2 (Sampled Values); -7-410 (Hydro); -7-420 (DER); IEC 61400-25 (Wind); and GOOSE]. We also support IEC 60870-6 (TASE.2/ICCP); IEC 60870-5 (-101, -102, -103, & -104); DNP3; and Modbus. Our Protocol Test & Verification Tools make it easy to test, troubleshoot and configure communication protocols and devices. Our Software Libraries help equipment vendors cost-effectively implement communication protocols in any device. We also offer OPC Drivers/Translators, Protocol Gateways, Visualization Tools, Web-based Training, and Implementation Services.

For more information visit: www.trianglemicroworks.com



COPA-DATA is the technological leader for ergonomic and highly-dynamic process solutions. The company, founded in 1987, develops the software zenon and is headquartered in Austria. zenon is sold through its own offices in Europe, North America and Asia, as well as partners and distributors throughout the world. Customers benefit from local contact persons and local support thanks to a decentralized corporate structure. As an independent company, COPA-DATA can act quickly and flexibly, continues to set new standards in functionality and ease of use and leads the market trends. zenon Energy Edition is the industry-specific SCADA solution from COPA-DATA for power plant automation and substation automation, grid control technology and wind park management. The drivers developed by COPA-DATA guarantee adherence to international standards such as IEC 61850/IEC 61400-25, IEC 60870 and DNP3.

For more information visit: www.copadata.com



RTDS Technologies Inc., the exclusive supplier of the RTDS® Simulator, has been the world standard of real time digital power system simulation for over 20 years. More than 300 organizations use the RTDS Simulator worldwide, with over 1200 units in service. Electric power utilities, equipment manufacturers, research institutes, and universities in 41 countries around the world use the Simulator for power system studies and closed loop testing of protection and control equipment. RTDS Technologies is constantly updating the Simulator’s capabilities to reflect the changing technologies of the power industry. Today, the RTDS Simulator has been applied for power-hardware-in-the-loop studies, distributed generation and smart grid technologies, MMC-based schemes, wide area protection using phasor measurement units, and much more.

Learn more about the RTDS Simulator at www.rtds.com



OMICRON is an international company serving the electrical power industry with innovative testing and diagnostic solutions. The application of OMICRON products allows users to assess the condition of the primary and secondary equipment on their systems with complete confidence. Services offered in the area of consulting, commissioning, testing, diagnosis and training make the product range complete. Customers in more than 150 countries rely on the company’s ability to supply leading edge technology of excellent quality. Service centers on all continents provide a broad base of knowledge and extraordinary customer support. All of this together with our strong network of sales partners is what has made our company a market leader in the electrical power industry.

For more information visit: www.omicronenergy.com



TÜV SÜD is a premium solutions provider that specialises in testing, inspection, auditing, certification, training, and knowledge services. TÜV SÜD is represented in more than 800 locations worldwide and operates globally with more than 24,000 experts. TÜV SÜD provides market access solutions for manufacturers and suppliers. We know your challenges and concerns.

For more information visit: www.tuev-sued.de/communicationprotocols



Exhibitors



SAE IT-systems GmbH & Co. KG develops and produces highly innovative and reliable products in the fields of substation automation, telecontrol and automation. We offer compact and modular systems with state of the art technology and outstanding performance for application areas like energy, natural gas, water or infrastructure. We proudly look back on more than 40 years of experience and are considered as one of the leading manufacturer in the market. Our new product line “series5+” provides the IEC 61850 client version (Edition 2) e.g. for the coupling of protective equipment.

For more information visit: www.relyum.com



RELYUM is born to provide innovative solutions for networking, synchronization and cybersecurity in critical systems. This goal is achieved through industrial products which integrate time-aware reliable communications, embedded computing, sensor data acquisition and security capabilities in the same device.

These devices are the result of more than 7 years of research, developing state-of-the-art technology based on international standards:
  • IEC62439-3 v3 Clause 5 and Clause 4 “HSR/PRP”
  • PTP IEEE1588 and IEC61588:2009
  • Security: IEC62351-6 and IEC62351-9
Thanks to a design based on a FPGA, RELYUM can achieve advanced processing with low latency, complying with the most restrictive requirements of the Electric sector.

For more information visit: www.relyum.com



[SEL logo] SEL is a recognized leader in electrical protection, communications, monitoring, cybersecurity, automation, and control solutions for mission-critical utility and industrial applications. Products that support and enhance IEC 61850 and other international standards include protection class IEDs, computers, software, and services for reliable, ultra-high-speed protection, control, and automation of power system components in generation, substation, transmission, distribution, and industrial applications. Cybersecurity products and services support substation DMZ strategies, prevent intrusion, and protect the P&C devices from external attack, and internal attack when a windows device becomes corrupted. SEL also provides mission critical LAN and WAN technologies including software defined networking (SDN).

For more information visit: www.selinc.com



FMTP® and OPAL-RT® join their knowledge to provide products, training and consulting that increases control over the network and thereby profitability for the power industry. Their latest innovations: GridEx®, a digital multimeter for Smart Grid, bridges the gap between traditional power technology and new digital communication, Helinks-STS® is the powerful IEC 61850 System Engineering Tool for system specification and full integration. OPAL-RT® leader in real time simulation of power systems, offers tools capable of delivering realistic and high-fidelity test conditions for a broad range of applications inclusive IEC 61850.

For more information visit: www.fmtppower.com



DOBLE Engineering Company offers diagnostic instruments, services, and the world’s premier library of statistically significant apparatus test results for the benefit of energy generation and delivery companies and industrial power users worldwide. Now in 110 countries, DOBLE Engineering Company has been helping clients in the electric power industry improve operations and optimize system performance for nearly a century. Doble is a world leader in diagnosis and testing of protection, control and automation systems, including IEC 61850-based PACS. DOBLE delivers test instruments and software to help power companies meet the challenges of protection testing in today’s time sensitive regulatory environment. For more information visit:

For more information visit: www.doble.com



The extensive Megger product portfolio provides electrical test equipment for an exceptionally wide range of applications at any point of the electricity network. From small handheld low voltage equipment such as multifunction installation testers through to high voltage asset test equipment like insulation resistance testers, circuit breaker analysers, protection relay test systems to transformer condition measurement devices. Megger designs and manufactures portable electrical test equipment in factories located in Germany, Sweden, the UK, and USA. Megger products help you install, improve efficiency, reduce cost and extend the life of you or your customers’ electrical assets. Established in the late 1800s, the company has been designing and making test and measurement instruments that perform electrical measurements for preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and commissioning for decades. Megger products have supported customers all over the world to improve their facilities’ efficiency, reduce costs, extend the life of apparatus and through trending and analysis, anticipate equipment failure and future performance. It now has local offices in many locations with technical support teams and distributors all over the world.

For more information visit: www.megger.com



Kalkitech offers a line of solutions that securely bridge the data communications gap between power utility field devices and head-end systems across multiple vendors. By transforming and accelerating accessibility to real-time data and analysis, our solutions help utilities improve system reliability and operational efficiencies while extending the life of legacy SCADA systems.

For more information visit: www.kalkitech.com



Ingeteam, a global leader in designing and manufacturing electrical equipment, offers solutions for the most demanding requirements of new energy models in the current Marketplace. These solutions are based on an extensive product portfolio ranging from protection, control, measurement and communications equipment for electrical substations to the most advanced Energy Storage Systems, STATCOMs & power flow, and EMS systems for smart management of electrical grids.

For more information visit: www.ingeteam.com



With the introduction of IEC 61850 new system designs are enabled that allow creating of fully digital substations. In such substations, primary and secondary equipment will exchange information based on serial communication networks using Ethernet. Testing such integrated systems, however, requires serious consideration. How to verify correct implementation of a function when it uses multiple Intelligent Electronic Devices communicating over network? How to test it in the factory but also in service? The answer is simple with advanced simulators and support tools provided by GridClone!

For more information visit: www.gridclone.com



Synaptec reduces electrical power generation and transmission costs through improving resilience, preventing circuit damage, and minimizing civil works. We provide instrumentation that utilises existing or new optical fibres in power networks to enhance network protection and fault identification.

Our unique sensor technology provides light-speed awareness of voltage, current, temperature, and vibration over long distances, at multiple locations and using only a single optical fibre. Using 61850-9-2, our instrumentation systems interface with protection and metering equipment to provide them with unprecedented visibility of the network.

For more information visit: www.synapt.ec



SISCO provides standards based, real-time communications and integration solutions to end users and OEMs in the energy industry. We specialize in the application of IEC 61850 and CIM to manage the complexity of electric power systems while building a flexible Smart Grid integration architecture that is robust and scalable. Products include source code, off-the-shelf interfaces, remedial action systems, and special protection systems. Services available include use case and model consulting, systems integration, application development, training, support and maintenance.

For more information visit: www.sisconet.com



JPEmbedded is a company located in Kraków, Poland. Founded in 2006 by software enthusiasts Paweł Filipek and Jan Mazan, currently employs 30+ software, hardware and test engineers, who are passionate about embedded systems development and technology in general. The initial focus of the company was offering embedded systems design, implementation and testing services. Today our primary interest is development of state of the art products for energy market. Currently we offer the following software and hardware solutions:
  • - IEC-61850 library for embedded devices (MMS server, GOOSE, SV, control model)
  • - ICCP/TASE.2 library for embedded devices (client & server, compliant with security standard IEC-62351)
  • - IEC 60870-104 library for embedded devices
  • - hardware module allowing integration of IEC-6185 with products like protections, relays, current transformers or power meters
We believe that beside our knowledge, competences and experience another important advantage is our location, which is nowadays recognized as one of the most important IT hubs in Europe.

For more information visit: www.jpembedded.eu



Sprecher Automation provides sophisticated switchgear and automation solutions for power transmission and distribution. Its products and solutions cover switchgears, power control and protection systems, process automation systems and process visualisation systems for power utilities, industries, transportation companies, municipal utilities and public institutions. Driven by future-oriented secure, economical and highly available power supply approaches, Sprecher Automation introduces modern automation solutions regarding integration of renewable power suppliers, measurement, automation, control of distribution transformer stations and security issues. Sprecher Automation together with its business processes is certified in accordance with ISO 27001 and is qualified for future certifications in the energy industry.

For more information visit: https://www.sprecher-automation.com/en/



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