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Substation Automation Systems

Electric utilities and independent power producers are under increasing pressure to ensure their grids remain reliable over a wide range of operating conditions and to extend the operating life of key assets. GE’s substation automation systems offer a seamless and scalable solution for automating and providing visibility to power system networks. Led by our team of seasoned industry experts, GE can develop, integrate and deliver a complete automation system that is tailored to a customer’s specific needs and requirements. Solutions we are able to provide can be as straightforward as developing a local substation HMI to creating a complex solution that is integrated with SCADA or DCS systems and able to provide Fault Diagnostic capability, Asset predictive diagnostics, Load shedding, and Secure Engineering access.

Substation Systems

Substation Systems To fully leverage the investment in a modern substation automation system, customers need a partner with advanced product and domain expertise across the enterprise to fully extract the value of the investment in time and resources.

DS Agile

DS Agile GE’s DS Agile is the latest in turnkey automation solutions for digital substations. It combines cutting-edge hardware, software and communications to provide a solution scalable from a single substation to a harmonized system across multiple substations. DS Agile is IEC 61850-compliant and integrates with control room network monitoring and smart grid applications such as network stability, wide-area automation schemes and asset management.

PowerLink Advantage

PowerLink Advantage PowerLink™ is a truly “fit for purpose,” full-featured, Web-enabled, local substation graphical user interface or PC-based electric utility small master station. PowerLink gathers all of the data from your substations, including IEDs, consolidates it into a single platform and transforms the data into graphic, alarm and dynamic text displays.

PowerLink Connect

PowerLink Connect PowerLink™ Connect is designed for organizations in need of safe, efficient, and reliable management of electric power delivery. Through standards-based communications PowerLink Connect enables real-time collection, display, and reporting of electrical information, provides secure operator supervisory control, and visibility of your network to simplify the management of energy delivery.

Distribution Control Systems Software Tools

Distribution Control Systems Software Tools Remotely managing substations effectively and efficiently requires powerful and intuitive software tools. To support customers, GE offers a set of distribution control systems software tools, including an operator interface, system configurator editor, system management tool and equipment simulator.


e-terracontrol e-terracontrol for substations provides an access gateway into your substations. It integrates e-terracontrol Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) and Human Machine Interface (HMI) capabilities with MiCOM, BiTRONICS and third party products. A full set of services is offered, including protection, engineering, installation and maintenance.