An outdoor plant for the traction current generation was put into operation in December 2010 in Obermatt, Switzerland.
This is a static frequency converter in container design of ABB Switzerland Ltd. with a 15 kV switchgear.
IPCOMM developed the protocol conversion software to couple ABB and Siemens protection devices with the master stations. The protocol conversion software is installed on
available gateways running under Windows XP.
Data exchange with the ABB protection devices 'AC 800 PEC' is done via OPC AE (alarm & events) as well as OPC DA (data access) interface.
IPCOMM provided the respective OPC clients OPC AE 1.10, Client and OPC DA 3.0, Client.