On April 3rd 2014, Alstom Grid Spain sponsored the III Technical Conference on R&D organized by the CIGRE National Committee in Spain, International Large Electric Systems Council and one of the leading power system organizations in the world, whose Spanish National Committee is chaired by Red Eléctrica de España.
During the event, held at the Pontificia de Comillas University in Madrid (ICAI), Endesa presented the Llobregat substation project in Barcelona which employs Alstom Grid optical current transformer solutions. Also, technical sessions were held on some of the most innovative electronic substation monitoring systems, power technologies (FACTS systems, HVDC) and Digital Substations, in which Alstom Grid is at the forefront and is one of the world leaders.
These conferences are a meeting point for the electricity markets main players. Present on this occasion were experts from the Spanish utilities such as RED ELECTRICA DE ESPAÑA, IBERDROLA, UNION FENOSA, ENDESA as well as the technological research experts CITCEA-UPC (Technology Transfer Centre at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia), the Pontificia de Comillas University in Madrid (ICAI), the University of Seville and the Energy Technology Institute (ITE).