Siemens Spectrum Power 7 is expected to better monitor and control Ellevio’s high, medium and low voltage power grid. Also, the new system will improve the process for decision-making through 2D/3D situational awareness and visualization. Integration to current and future Enterprise IT systems is ensured through proven service-oriented architecture (SOA) and Web Service capabilities and Common Information Model CIM (IEC 61968) compatibility. The new control system is expected to be operational in 2022.
“In this case, Siemens is providing our new advanced grid control centre solution Spectrum Power 7, which is made to enhance the operator effectiveness in ensuring a high level of real-time grid operation in addition to a high-security platform that meets the needs of the future”, says Nils Klippenberg, Nordic Managing Director at Siemens Smart Infrastructure.
“With the fast-changing energy landscape, we have seen the need to upgrade our control centre to meet the increasing grid complexities to ensure a stable and reliable power supply for our customers. With Spectrum Power 7, we want to make a technological leap into the latest distribution grid operation generation. We need a secure platform to stay ahead of cybersecurity threats, and we need more transparency with the advent of more and more renewables, storage, and electromobility”, concludes Niklas Eklund of Ellevio.