Power Automation and Control Systems

Evolution Systems has the knowledge and experience to help assess, design, deliver and support the right protection and control solutions from simple panel build contracts through to complete design and build services with full engineering responsibility. We can provide the following specialised Power Systems Automation services:

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

Design Services

At Evolution Systems, we have a respected in-house design team who are more than capable of providing bespoke solutions – from 11kV up to 400kV. Our engineers have extensive experience of providing design, build and testing services to major DNO’s (Distribution Network Operators) and major National Grid Alliance partners. Our design services include:

  • Site Surveys
  • System Design
  • Panel design
  • Protection Setting Reports
  • Design Review / Assurance

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 Distribution and Power Transmission companies in the UK and abroad. 

Evolution Systems’ Testing and Commissioning team is able to handle all aspects of testing service activities. Our services include:

  • Factory Acceptance Testing
  • System Testing
  • Commissioning Management
  • Substation Protection and Control Commissioning
  • Multivendor experience of Protection Relays
  • CT Testing
  • HV Switchgear Testing
  • HV Cable Testing
  • Control equipment testing (including RTU & SCADA)
  • Transformer Testing
  • Harmonic Filter Testing

Panel Build

Evolution Systems has 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.

Our 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

Power Automation and Control Systems

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 by providing key project resources. Our team have extensive experience of delivery of Power Automation and Communication projects and the following project resources can be supplied on day rate or work package basis:

  • TP141 Commissioning Engineers
  • Basic & Advanced Commissioning Engineers
  • TP144 / TP137 Site Managers
  • Commissioning Technicians
  • Senior Authorised Persons
  • Wiremen
  • Linesmen
  • Chargehands
  • 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 recognize that technological change is a fundamental part and often hazardous shift for most customers. So 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:

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

Our consultants can offer the 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 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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