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Bangladesh Power Development Board Chittagong 33/11kV Distribution SCADA System

About Bangladesh Power Development Board

The Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) was created as a public sector organization to boost the country's power sector in 1972. The organization is responsible for planning and developing the nation's power infrastructure and for operating much of its power generation facilities.

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Challenge

Bangladesh Power Development Board needed a better way to manage their substations in different substation areas of Chittagong division of Bangladesh including enhance communication interfaces, training and transferring SCADA engineering capability and technology. 

Solution

Abbey systems supplied turnkey power distribution network SCADA System for power distribution in the greater Chittagong area of Bangladesh and helped building a control centre at Kulshi substation and transferred SCADA engineering capability and technology.

Results

The system was installed by local Bangladeshi Engineers with the guidance of Abbey Systems, Facility Management Services, Totaltel Pty. Ltd & BPDB over a 2 year period.  Its success has lead to another SCADA & Metering contract being awarded to Abbey Systems in mid-2014.

Turnkey Power Distribution Network SCADA System 
Control Room, Video wall, 34 Substations 

In 2009 Abbey Systems won a $5M contract, for the supply of a turnkey SCADA System for power distribution in the Greater Chittagong area of Bangladesh.  The system comprised the supply, shipping & installation of: 

  • A Control Centre at Kulshi substation, complete with a 5mx2m LCD video wall, FEP Media & I/O Servers, four dual screen Operator & Engineering terminals, all database configuration, substation Aspex HMI screen creation including dynamic feeder display.
  • 34 substation RTUs, complete with enclosures, dual redundant power supplies, surge protection lightning protection, 
    Ethernet and radio communications interfaces, 600 Feeder power meters, marshalling terminals and all substation cabling. 
  • Provision of onsite training, spare parts and maintenance services for 2 years. 
  • Transfer of SCADA engineering capability and technology to Bangladeshi companies.   

The system was installed by local Bangladeshi Engineers with the guidance of Abbey Systems, Facility Management Services, Totaltel Pty. Ltd & BPDB over a 2 year period.  Its success has lead to another SCADA & Metering contract being awarded to Abbey Systems in mid-2014.

About Arthur D Riley

Founder Arthur D Riley was an engineer renowned for his entrepreneurial spirit, something ADR continues to embody as providers of field-smart technology. This means we are always there for our customers, with technology and expertise that keeps operations running in the field. From high voltage power distribution, water revenue metering and system control, to data acquisition and parking management systems, ADR offers a proven, field-smart solution backed with technical expertise.

 

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