Find out if SCADA is the Platform for All Automation at DistribuTech’s Utility University

By January 2, 2020 January 6th, 2020 uPDate

DistribuTech® once again brings you Smart Grid experts Michael Thesing, PE and John D. McDonald, PE for an in-depth look at the benefits, practical applications, and implementation best-practices of Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) in a Utility University® session.

SCADA: The Platform for All Automation
Monday, January 27, 2020
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

This course provides a comprehensive examination of electric utility supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) systems as well as the many adjacent technologies, techniques and industry best practices that accompany them.

Learning objectives include:

  • SCADA system benefits, building blocks and system integration
  • The business case for SCADA
  • Delivering reliability outcomes through digital technologies
  • Introduction to and comparison of communication technologies and protocols
  • System design and “pain points” during implementation
  • Use of SCADA in emerging applications such as utility analytics, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) and robots
  • SCADA system case studies
  • Timing constraints of microgrid control and communications
  • Distribution Automation (DA) and Advanced Distribution Management Systems (ADMS)
  • Integration with other systems such as distributed energy resources (specifically solar PV and energy storage systems), new power electronics devices and microgrids
  • System design considerations such as alarm management, HMI design, databases, and time synchronization
  • Cyber security considerations and best practices as it relates to SCADA

Click here to register for this course