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Utilities Communications

Complete, consistent, cost effective and high performance systems.

GE is a full-scope provider of operational telecom solutions and dedicated products for electrical power delivery systems. World-wide experience in large turn-key projects has given GE a utility-grade vision of mission-criticality and real-time performance, as well as an outstanding expertise in the migration of critical telecom network infrastructures. This vision, combining telecom technology, network architecture and operational performance, makes GE a reliable partner for providing power system communication networks.

The GE telecom portfolio is composed of advanced but proven technologies adapted for operation in harsh electromagnetic and climatic conditions encountered in different HV plants across the world and type-tested according to international industrial and electrotechnical standards. Complexity is confined into easy-to-use intelligent operational tools allowing error-free site configuration and commissioning without in-depth knowledge of telecom technologies.

Hardware & Software Offering

Grid Security

  • e-terragridcom DIP.net – IEC 61850 teleprotection enabling critical communications for power system automation architectures including substation to substation exchanges
  • e-terragridcom DIP — secure transfer of tripping and blocking commands for Distance Protection over dedicated optical fibers, analog circuits and digital communication channels
  • e-terragridcom TPHF — High frequency teleprotection. A cost effective and narrowband solution to transmit tripping commands through overhead line.

Transmission Coverage of Operationals

  • e-terragridcom T390 — Universal analog and/or digital Power Line Carrier for transmission of voice, data, teleprotection and any kind of critical and non-critical signal over HV transmission lines to suit all customer needs
  • e-terragridcom DXC-S & e‑terragridcom MSE — Broadband SDH transmission of information over Optical fibers associated to the HV grid

HV Substation Service Aggregation

  • e-terragridcom DXC — Service Multiplexing and Cross-connect Platform integrating HV substation legacy interfaces and new IP routing applications
  • e-terragridcom DXC-S — Broadband SDH transmission of information over Optical fibers associated to the HV grid
  • e-terragridcom eDXC — Versatile access and transmission platform with high service optimization

Network Monitoring & Management

  • e-terrasentinel — real-time multivendors telecom system management platform, monitoring of network faults and framework for managing O&M, Quality of Service and User SLA obligations

Training, Consulting & Support

  • Training — extensive series of courses tailored to Power Utility needs Network Consulting — expert assistance for the definition of target networks and migration paths.
  • Support — Field Maintenance & Customer Support through world-wide network of telecom dedicated technical skills

Contracting

  • Solution Engineering , Platform validation, Deployment and System Integration by experienced Project Managers and Expert teams
  • Field Commissioning and End-to-end Testing