An Innovative Approach to Implementing SCADA into the Industrial Environment

ESCO Energy Services Company recently implemented a Supervisory, Control, and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system for the 13.8 kV electric distribution system associated with the campus of a large industrial customer. To get a perspective of the challenges associated with this project, one must first understand the condition of previous system. The electric distribution system is divided into two distinct distribution systems served from two sources by the utility.