One Major Northeastern U.S. Utility's Efficient and Cost-Effective Path to Automating Its Entire Distribution and Service Restoration System

Date Added: Sep 2009
Format: PDF

A Major northeastern U.S. electric and natural gas utility company wanted to automate their operation, a process that required the ability to communicate with devices from a wide range of manufacturers and using a number of different protocols including 2179, DNP 3.0, ASCII and ModBus RTU (Remote Terminal Unit). To master these needs the company chose Motorola. The company deployed an approximately 2,000-site network equipped with Motorola MOSCAD RTUs to enable a secure and reliable wireless communication network. With this solution the company was able to achieve more efficient use of personnel resources and Enhanced customer satisfaction.