Distributed Control System
DS Agile, GE’s Digital Control System (DCS), includes customer-inspired evolutions and combines state-of-the-art hardware, software and communication technologies to provide advanced and secured protection, control and automation solutions in digital substations. DS Agile provides features such as wide-area inter-substation automation, integrated condition monitoring for online substation situational awareness, IEC 61850 parallel redundant protocol (PRP) architecture and full integration with control room network management and smart grid applications.
These interoperable and IEC 61850 compliant solutions enable high level availability and reliability of the substation equipment. It also permits full integration with the control room network monitoring and Smart Grid applications such as stability, wide area protection plans, and online condition monitoring.