Joining The Pieces: Substantion Data Integration at Tacoma Power

Pesin, Michael; Orth, Joe; Yuill, Deryk
March 2003
Utility Automation;Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p16
Reports on Tacoma Power's approach to substation automation in Tacoma, Washington. Problems encountered by the company with its network-based automation system; Features of Tacoma's multi-departmental initiative dubbed Substation Data Integration; Benefits of building a data communications infrastructure on mainstream technology. INSET: Tacoma Power's SDI Objectives.


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