Laboratory service

Functionality tests on smart grid equipment

Ensayos de funcionalidad a equipos de las redes eléctricas inteligentes

We carry out functionality tests on smart grid equipment to ensure compliance with the customer’s functional requirements.

We draft specifications and requirements, develop testbooks to verify the functionality of the equipment and develop test platforms to verify the functionality of the smart grid equipment.

We offer the following services:

  • Functionality Tests
  • Drafting of specifications and requirements that ensure compliance with the regulations and the customer requirements.
  • Development of testbooks to verify the functionality of the equipment.
  • Development of test platforms.

Products assessed:

  • CT equipment: OCR, RTU, concentrators, supervisors, chargers.
  • Substation equipment: protection relays, HMI, gateways, switches.

Tests performed:

  • Functionality tests to ensure compliance with the functional requirements set out by the electrical companies.
  • IEC 61850 protocol tests accredited by UCAlug.
  • Web services tests
  • Grid and communications performance tests.
  • Precision tests.

We have the following facilities and equipment:

  • Easy to use automatic, script-based and modular tools developed by TECNALIA.
  • Voltage and current sources
  • Communications modems

Benefits obtained:

  • Manufacturers are able to ensure that the equipment used in the field complies with functionality requirements, facilitating rapid deployment in the field.
  • They help electrical companies in the definition of their functionality requirements and in the creation of test tools that ensure that the equipment complies with the specific functionality requirements.
  • Support manufacturers and electrical companies.

Aimed at:

  • Manufacturers of devices and SCADA implementing the protocol.
  • Technology Providers
  • Utilities and grid operators.
  • Technological services and outsourcing companies.

Accreditations and Recognition

Acreditación ENAC ILAC para el sector materiales según ISO 17025 con nº expediente 4/LE148
ENAC ILAC accreditation for electrical testing in compliance with ISO 17025, under file No. 4/LE148
Organismo Notificado Nº 1292 para el Reglamento de Productos de la Construcción
Official Body certified by the Electromagnetic Compatibility EMC 2014/30/UE Directive
Iberdrola
Laboratory recognised by Iberdrola for functional assessments of meters with DLMS protocol
Naturgy
Laboratory recognised by Naturgy for functional assessments of meters with DLMS protocol
EDP
Laboratory recognised by EDP for functional assessments of meters with DLMS protocol
Saudi Electricity Company
Laboratory recognised by Saudi Electricity Company for functional assessments of meters with DLMS protocol
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