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#68: At a Turning Point - The Transition to Digital Substations in the Power Grid
What are the challenges in the transition to digital substations? And why are we talking about a turning point in this evolution?
Diego Gasca, Digital Substation Expert at OMICRON, will answer these questions and give us an insight into some exciting implementation projects. Diego provides us with details on engineering design, testing and commissioning, as well as operation and maintenance. In this context, he will examine exciting use cases, real-world problems, and their concrete solutions.
#67: Cybersecurity in the Power Grid – A 360° View | Part 3
This episode is Part 3 of our Energy Talks miniseries called Cybersecurity in the Power Grid, in which we provide you with a 360-degree view of how power grids can best safeguard their infrastructures from cyber attacks.
OMICRON cybersecurity analysts Christoph Rheinberger and Eric Heindl describe common problems with cybersecurity in the power grid and the dedicated efforts involved in finding practical solutions. They also share their personal experiences, recommendations for IT and OT security officers, as well as valuable insights into how to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of cyber threats.
#66: Power System Testing in the Age of Decarbonization
What are the challenges and new requirements that decarbonization brings to power system testing? And how does OMICRON address them with the latest software update for COMPANO 100?
Josef Schmidbauer, product manager for COMPANO 100, gives us an insight into current trends and challenges in the energy industry. He will tell us about the requirements for test equipment for different applications. We will also hear about the important role of customers and field tests in developing tomorrow's solutions.
#65: Cybersecurity in the Power Grid – A 360° View | Part 2
This episode is Part 2 of our Energy Talks miniseries called Cybersecurity in the Power Grid in which we provide you with a 360-degree view of how power grids can best safeguard their infrastructures from cyber-attacks.
OMICRON application engineers Ozan Dayanc and Thomas Wolf discuss key challenges and practical recommendations for enhancing power network security. From daily work insights to customer interactions, they share valuable perspectives on cybersecurity in power networks.
#64: CMC Swift - Bringing a Mobile Testing App to Life
Field protection engineers often face various challenges during testing within substations. When only simple tests or checks need to be performed, having the option to control the test set with a mobile device is not only more comfortable but also more efficient. But what does the development of a new mobile testing app involve? In this episode, Fabian Kolb, OMICRON product manager for CMC Swift software, gives you an insight into the development process of the CMC Swift mobile testing app.
#63: Circuit Breaker Testing Around the World 5 | Common Testing Device
In this fifth and final episode of our Energy Talks miniseries, called “Circuit Breaker Testing Around the World”, host Stefan Achberger speaks with two other OMICRON circuit breaker testing experts, Andreas Nenning and Ari Tirroniemi.
They review the discussions in past miniseries episodes and verify the challenges faced with performing circuit breaker testing in different regions of the world. They identify that all tests discussed were performed with OMICRON’s CIBANO 500. The device’s multi-functionality and ease of use are highlighted.
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