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    Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS)

    Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS)

    Electric power substation, electric power distribution.

    Challenges

    Electric utilities are preparing for the multitude of challenges facing the industry — growing regulatory and customer pressure for increased reliability and reduced carbon emissions, adoption of distributed renewable generation and energy storage, increase in severe weather patterns and network outages, and the inevitability of both an aging workforce and infrastructure.
    • Solutions

      The Schneider Electric Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS) – with advanced DMS analysis to optimize network operations, combined with a field-proven SCADA system for monitoring and control, EMS for transmission operations, and an embedded OMS for improved resiliency and reliability – provides utilities with a modular and flexible platform within a common user experience, data model, integration framework, and secure infrastructure. ADMS provides advanced monitoring, analysis, control, optimization, planning, and training functions allowing utility companies to provide more reliable, safe, and efficient power.
    • Value Proposition

      • Unified DMS, SCADA, OMS, and EMS 
      • Common user interface
      • Improve reliability and resiliency, optimize network operations, increase energy efficiency and quality, and reduce total cost of ownership
    • Differentiation

      • Lowers the barrier to entry with modular deployments and simplified data model requirements and workflow 
      • Provides self-healing automation and demand management with closed loop control 
      • In production at over 180 control centers worldwide
      • Gartner Named Schneider Electric a Leader in Magic Quadrant for ADMS for two consecutive years
    Operators in power station control room working with technical challenges, sustainability reporting.

    Applications

    The Schneider Electric ADMS solution represents the evolution of control room technology by merging SCADA, OMS, DMS, and EMS technologies into one comprehensive network management solution. As part of the Schneider Electric Smart Grid solutions suite, it can help your utility transition into a next-generation energy provider by enabling safer, more reliable, and more efficient power management.

    Benefits

    • Electrician working on transformer, electrical power distribution.
       
      • Provides clear and consistent realtime forecasted and historical views of the distribution network
    • Operators in power station control room working with technical challenges, sustainability reporting.
       
      • Allows system operators, dispatchers, planning engineers, reliability analysts, and managers to work as a team - accessing the same as-operated representation of network grid information
    • Power line technician using phone and tablet, sustainability reporting, internet of things.
       
      • Common situational awareness provides efficient and reliable management of grid operations in the face of a diverse, rapidly changing environment
    • Electric power substation, electric power distribution.
       
      • Benefits include greater network reliability, improved operational efficiency, reduced operations costs, increased safety, enhanced security, support for regulatory compliance, better asset utilization, and standards-based integration