ABB to deliver integrated network management solution for Malta

2009-08-07 – SCADA to facilitate real-time control and enable Smart Grid operation

Zurich, Switzerland, August 7, 2009 – ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order for a network management system that will help monitor and control Malta’s electricity supply network and provide a foundation for the evolution of a smart grid.ABB will implement an integrated Network Manager SCADA (Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition) solution to monitor and control the power stations and substations on the island of Malta. The project scope includes design, engineering, installation, commissioning and a three-year service agreement.

“This project is a good example of how advanced ABB technology can help to enhance network reliability and efficiency through better monitoring and control,” said Jens Birgersson, head of ABB's Network Management business within the Power Systems division. “This solution will considerably improve the availability of the network and benefit consumers with a more stable electricity supply.”…read the rest of the article here.