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New York

AVANGRID Distribution Automation Program

Modernizing circuits to improve resiliency, increase network optimization and enhance the integration of distributed energy resources.

TRC is a trusted advisor supporting AVANGRID’s efforts to automate their distribution system in New York. By modernizing reclosers, sectionalizers, SCADA switches, voltage regulators and capacitor banks, AVANGRID is increasing the speed and accuracy of its distribution network and positively impacting internal processes and customer service through:

Programmatic Solutions

TRC is leading device evaluation, automation and communications, standards development, database management, programming and commissioning for the system-wide project. Our programmatic approach includes:

  • Protection and automation design
  • Equipment and device standardization
  • Development of controller templates, equipment specifications and construction standards
  • Process elaboration and optimization
  • Monitoring and optimizing program deployment and device performance

Results and Benefits

Since the program began, TRC has helped place automated devices in service. Working with AVANGRID our team:

  • Configured centralized and decentralized automation restoration schemes
  • Improved remote operation
  • Increased device automation on the distribution network

By 2030, AVANGRID expects to have more than 13,000 automated devices in place.

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