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Schneider Electric aids Gibraltar improve supply reliability

05 November 2018

Schneider Electric helps the Gibraltar Electricity Authority manage reliability and supply for the territory through substation automation.

The Gibraltar Electricity Authority (GEA) is an H.M. Government of Gibraltar Authority and the electricity utility in Gibraltar. It is responsible for the generation, distribution and supply of electricity to all users in the Territory.

Background to installation

In 2013 GEA’s high voltage electrical network comprised of approximately 97 substations of almost exclusively Schneider Electric equipment and protection relays. The existing SCADA system monitored and controlled three distribution centres (Waterport, Orange Bastion and Jumper’s Bastion) and monitored the status of approximately 11 substations across the network. During the project, GEA also inherited the responsibility for a further 50 substations from the Ministry of Defence (MOD).

Read the full article in the November issue of DPA

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