Alstom Grid provides digital control systems for AC and DC electrical utilities substations and industrial installations.
DS Agile*, Alstom Grid’s latest Digital Control System (DCS), includes customer-inspired evolutions and combines state-of-the-art hardware, software and communication technologies to provide the most advanced and secured protection, control and automation solutions in digital substations.
DS Agile provides new features such as wide-area inter-substation automation, integrated condition monitoring for online substation situation awareness, IEC 61850 parallel redundant protocol (PRP) architecture and full integration with control room network management and smart grid applications.
These interoperable and IEC 61850 compliant solutions allow achieving high level availability and reliability of the substation equipment. It also permits full integration with the control room network monitoring and Smart Grid applications such as stability, wide area protection plans, and online condition monitoring.
Alstom Grid announced on December 21st, 2012 that it has closed the acquisition of ASAT Solutions Inc. (ASAT), a Calgary, Alberta, Canada based substation automation solutions provider. The addition of ASAT products will complement Alstom Grid’s MiCOM protection relays range and extend the offering of the DS Agile digital control systems, Click here for Press Release.
*) As of June 2012, Alstom Grid’s Substation digital control system (DCS) became "DS Agile". Alstom Grid will continue to guarantee, maintain and extend all existing PACiS versions up to v.4.6