Evolution Systems has the capability of laying the foundation for the smarter, more intelligent utility with a full suite of utility communications services. The utility communications network is the foundation for intelligent power networks for two-way communications between all the assets across the utility network deployment. It measures network performance, monitors and controls grid equipment and delivers information in real-time. Our operations teams can analyse data and keep the system moving effortlessly without disruption.

Evolution Systems have global experience in deployment of “Mission Critical Communication” solutions and our expertise includes:

  • Transport networks (PDH, SDH, MPLS, DWDM, CWDM, Microwave)
  • Power Line Carrier (PLC) Communication systems
  • PLC Primary Equipment (Line Traps, CCs, CVT, LMUs)
  • Tele-Protection systems (Fibre, C37.94, Radio, Leased Lines and Pilot Wire)
  • Fibre Optic design, deployment and test
  • Outside/Inside Plant fibre and copper cabling
  • Outdoor/Indoor Wi-Fi
  • Microwave / Land Mobile Radio/ Ethernet Radio
  • IP Networks including 61850
  • Operational and security CCTV
  • VoIP Systems

With changing power consumption patterns, growing demand and dispersed generation, almost all utilities are realizing it is necessary to upgrade their legacy communications infrastructure to meet new performance standards. Our expertise covers the current technologies required for the future’s intelligent power grid, from wireless to wireline, legacy to latest state of the art technologies and our services range from planning through to implementation. We can support our customers with:

  • Design Services
  • Testing and Commissioning
  • Panel Build
  • Project management and project resources
  • Consultancy
  • Product supply
  • Cyber Security – Pen testing
  • Optical fibre services

Design Services

Our in-house design team have the capability to provide bespoke solutions for both wired and wireless communication projects covering mission critical communication as well as infrastructure communication services. Our design team have expertise of:

  • Site Surveys
  • System Design
  • Panel design

Testing and Commissioning

Our highly skilled engineers are backed by a wealth of national and international experience of providing Test and Commissioning services to Power Generation, Power Transmission and Rail companies in the UK and abroad.

Evolution Systems Testing and Commissioning team are able to handle all aspect of testing service activities including:

  • Factory Acceptance Test
  • System Test
  • Commissioning Management
  • Site commissioning
  • Site Integration

Panel Build

Evolution Systems have partner panel build facilities. Our control panel design and build solutions are built to last and meet a wide range of applications in the substation as well as outdoor environment. We’re able to build and test a variety of control panels, ranging in size from instrument enclosures to ‘walk in’ style cubicles.

What’s more, we can build a variety of control panels using standard off-the-shelf enclosures (i.e. Rittal™, Legrand, Sarel etc.). Alternatively, these can be custom built to your required standards, drawings, and specifications. We can install any associated equipment in control panels and commission to your required design brief.

The Evolution Systems team have experience of design, build and testing of:

  • Power Automation and Control panels
  • Telecommunication panels
  • Optical Distribution/Optical Transmission panels
  • Roadside street cabinets (Fibre to the Home) FTTH application
  • Track side enclosures for Rail applications

Mission Critical Comms

Fibre Optic design, installation and testing services:

Evolution Systems provide optical fibre project services at all stages of your project lifecycle, from initial site survey or fault analysis through to the complete design, implementation and support of your systems.

Our services include:

  • End to end system design
  • Optical Fibre material supply:
  • OTP, ODF supply
  • Fibre-To-The-Home (FTTH) street cabinet supply
  • Optical panel build and factory test
  • Optical patch cords
  • Fibre Optic cable supply

Field Services include:

  • Site survey
  • Blown fibre
  • Terminating & Jointing
  • Fibre Optic Fusion Splicing
  • OTDR Testing
  • Insertion Loss Measurement: ILM Testing
  • Chromatic Dispersion: CD Testing
  • Optical Return Loss Testing
  • Emergency Callouts – 24 Hour Fibre Repair Service

Project management and project resources

At Evolution Systems we always take our customers’ project milestones delivery as our delivery milestones. To help our customers to deliver complex projects, our project team can support our clients by providing key project resources. Our team have extensive experience of delivery of Power Automation and Communication projects and we can supply the following project resources on day rate or work package basis:

  • Telecom Commissioning Engineers
  • Telecom Site Managers
  • Commissioning Technicians
  • Senior Authorised Persons
  • Wiremen
  • Design Engineers
  • System Engineers
  • Project Engineers
  • Senior Project Engineers
  • FAT Specialists

Consultancy Services

Based on our global experience in the Power Automation and Mission Critical Communication market, we recognise that technological change is a fundamental part and often hazardous shift for most customers.

Our mission is to help you make the right decisions, deliver robust solutions and guide you safely through the complexity and myriad of options that organisations face.

We’ll help you to build and deliver complete end to end solutions for:

  • Wired and wireless communications
  • Tele-protection and Power Line Carrier (PLC) systems
  • Optical fibre systems

Our consultants can offer following solutions to our clients with a vendor agnostic approach:

  • Life Cycle Strategy
  • Modernisation and migration
  • Performance
  • Security

Cyber Security

Evolution Systems can offer specialised cyber security services for Industrial Cyber-Security Solutions for critical ICS/SCADA business operations to give users full control of their OT networks, including assessment of PLCs, RTUs, HMIs etc.

Assessment and Pen-testing

We offer a non-disruptive security assessment of your ICS network for vulnerabilities and threats to industrial applications. Our security assessment is a structured, standards-based (e.g. ISA/IEC-62443) process executed by experienced professionals. This enables us to establish if assets such as SCADA data, PLC data and open remote SSH sessions can be compromised, classify the risks posed to your overall cyber security, prioritise vulnerabilities to be addressed and recommend action to mitigate risks identified. Our report also includes recommended updates on devices (PLCs, RTUs, HMIs, etc) and changes to policies, procedures and processes.

Product supply

Evolution Systems offers some of the best products and solutions for Power Systems Automation and Communication projects. To support our customer business Evolution Systems have the skills and expertise to design solutions to meet customer requirements based on the industry’s leaders in technology and can supply products with full engineering support manufactured by:

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