in News Departments > Products & Technology
print the content item

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.”




Hse SandyHook
Latest Top Stories

New Study Underscores Value Of Customer Engagement, Ranks Most-Trusted U.S. Utilities

According to the report, which analyzes 125 utilities across the country, earning a customer's trust can lead to monetary gains.


Washington State Doles Out Cash For Utility Energy Storage Projects

Three utilities have been awarded millions of dollars in grants to explore energy storage technology that could help integrate renewable and improve the power grid.


Utilities Reveal Just How Much Customers Are Saving With Energy Efficiency Programs

Two U.S. utility companies have issued progress reports and solid numbers regarding their respective initiatives.


Middle East And North African Countries To Spend Billions On Smart Grids, Solar Integration

According to a new report from Northeast Group LLC, the MENA region will make big investments to modernize the grid and add more solar power by 2024.


Ohio Halts Renewables, Efficiency Mandates For Two Years

Gov. John Kasich has signed into law a freeze of the state's Alternative Energy Portfolio Standard - a move praised by some utilities and protested by the renewables community.

S&C Electric_id176
edf_id180