State of Goa India Introduces Smart-Grid SCADA Project

The Goa India State Electricity department proposes to introduce Smart-grid as pilot project for effective control of the consumer loads during peak demand. The State is facing current power deficit of one mega watt (MW) during peak hour. Goa Electricity Department in

Tatsoft Releases Platform for SCADA and Beyond

Tatsoft LLC brings a new open platform to SCADA, IIoT and real-time system developers by releasing FactoryStudio 8.1, the latest version of its .NET-to-the-core rapid application development platform. Tatsoft challenges suppliers of legacy systems by presenting FactoryStudio as the most viable and

ABB Enhance SCADA and Security for Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline

ABB’s security, monitoring and communications technology has been installed on the 1,850 km Trans-Anatolian Natural Gas Pipeline (TANAP). The first phase, ‘Gas to Eskisehir’ officially opened in summer 2018 ahead of schedule. ABB provided the security, telecommunications, SCADA main control room, containerized

Power Monitors Creates SCADA Solution for Small to Mid-Sized DERs

Power Monitors has created a solution for controlling small to mid-sized distributed energy resource (DER) implementations. “We were approached by engineers at several IOUs asking if we had a solution for controlling their customer’s small and mid-size PV and wind systems. The

Resolving the Challenges of IT-OT Convergence in SCADA Systems

In the past data networks and computers have run isolated and completely independent networks, all with different objectives and requirements. On the computer side it’s known as Information Technology (IT). The data network/industrial control system/process control side is Operations Technology (OT). Running

Advantech Launches WebAccess/SCADA 8.3

Advantech’s IIoT iAutomation Group has launched WebAccess/SCADA 8.3 with improved performance and user satisfaction with the introduction of the new WebAccess Dashboard 2.0, a new mobile app, and other added features including improved MQTT protocol and driver support. The WebAccess/Dashboard 2.0 allows

Contextual HMI is Replacing Stationary HMI

Ed Nugent, COO PcVue Inc. Stationary Human Machine Interface (HMI) displays are being replaced by contextual HMI.  Whether a single line display or a dedicated touchscreen, stationary HMI are failing to meet mobile operators’ expectations.  Today’s workers want information at their fingertips and