VIDEO: GE to modernize Iceland’s power grid for Reykjavik Energy

The addition of GE’s grid software will enable Reykjavik Energy to reduce operational costs while also improving functionality

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Helping to modernize and optimize the utility grid in Iceland, GE’s Digital Energy business will provide Reykjavik Energy — Iceland’s largest utility company — with its PowerOn Advantage advanced distribution management system.

The addition of GE’s grid software will enable Reykjavik Energy to reduce operational costs while also improving functionality and the quality of the power it supplies to the Reykjavik population.

Reykjavik Energy’s electrical distribution network serves more than half of Iceland’s population. Its existing SCADA platform has been in service since 1996. By implementing GE’s PowerOn Advantage ADMS, Reykjavik Energy will be able to continuously access critical grid information, advancing the functionality of its network and helping to modernize its grid.

In addition to providing Reykjavik Energy with its PowerOn Advantage ADMS, GE also will provide the utility with seven years of maintenance and service per the agreement. The PowerOn Advantage solution will be delivered from GE’s development center in Livingston, Scotland.

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