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The SMP 16 substation gateway from Cooper Power Systems, a division of Eaton, has received certification for International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61850 interoperability from DNV KEMA.

The certification follows testing at KEMA Protocol Competence and Test Center in Arnhem, Netherlands, and verifies that the SMP 16 meets the IEC 61850 requirements as defined by the Utility Communications Architecture International Users Group.

“Global customers now have independent confirmation and confidence that the SMP 16 will perform optimally in smart grid environments,” says Cooper’s Tom Pitstick. “It also highlights our commitment to provide Cooper Power Systems’ customers with solutions that meet or exceed today’s recognized standards.”



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