Substation SCADA

Online /
Sep 18 - 19, 2024 /
Course Code: 15-0906-ONL24

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  • Overview
  • Syllabus
  • Instructor


Please note, This instructor-led course has specific dates and times:
This course is held online over 2 days on the following schedule (All times in Eastern Time Zone):

10:00 am to 6:00 pm Eastern

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Know the major components and subsystems of various types of Substation SCADA
  • Examine the applications, performance and economics of Substation SCADA Systems
  • Write a Technical Specification for a Substation SCADA System
  • Recommend Optimization of the Substation SCADA monitoring and Data Collection and Trending
  • Recommend Typical Switching Schemes for Remote Control Via Substation SCADA System
  • Determine the method of Reactive Power Correction or Power Factor Compensation via Substation SCADA

The substation SCADA System course will describe the major components of a modern substation SCADA SYSTEM as well as the interconnections and interactions with the power system.

The SUBSTATION SCADA course will explain the major requirements to setup a monitoring and trending system as well as the most effective transfer SCHEMES and the Reactive Power Compensation as well as the Power Factor Correction Systems available for SCADA REMOTE CONTROL.

Course Outline:

  • Major Equipment and Components of a Power System
  • Protection Relays Transfer Functions
  • Bay Controllers
  • Backup Power Requirements
  • CT and PT Instrument and Protection Transformers
  • Real-Time Networks for Power Systems
  • Monitoring and Alarm Functions
  • Remote Power Switching
  • Power Factor Correction Schemes
  • Reactive Power Control and Balance

Who Should Attend
Engineering Managers • Electrical Engineers • Technicians and Technologists • Design Engineers • Process Engineers • Project Engineers • Operation and Maintenance personnel • Consultants

Special Requirements

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Time: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM Eastern Time

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  • Substation Typical Structure
  • Substation Supervisory and Control Functions
  • Implementation of Grid Protections, Overhead and Underground Transmission Lines
  • Switchgears; Breakers Switches; Transformers
  • Surge Suppression
  • Power electronics Used for Transmission Lines, DC Systems 
  • Grid Capacity, Voltage Regulation and Backup Transformers
  • Control Room Typical Arrangement-SCADA, DCS, PLC, Industrial PC requirements
  • Power System Simulators, turnkey SCADA Systems Providers
  • Network Equipment for Remote Control and Surveillance-RTU; GPS; Industrial ETH Switch, the role of wireless communication
  • Power System Monitoring and Control Software
  • Requirements and Design Criteria-Standards IEC ; 60870; 61850 for SMART GRID CONTROL
  • Requirements for New Power Generations Connected to the Grid: Solar and Wind
  • Requirement for Black Start, e.g. 2003, Backup Power and Synchronization to the Grid


  • SCADA Typical Architecture for Medium Voltage
  • Logic Implementation of the Kirk Interlock Systems
  • Bay Controllers and Smart Transfer Controllers
  • Reactive Power Regulation and Voltage Control
  • Active Power Control and Frequency Regulation
  • Power Factor Control
  • Medium Voltage Distributed Generation Control
  • SCADA Implementation for PCC Point Control
  • Swing and Power Fluctuation Protection and Remote Monitoring
  • Synchronization of Conditions of Major Generators and Utility
  • SCADA Backup Power and Auxiliary

Questions and Answers and Feedback to Participants on Achievement of Learning Outcomes

Concluding Remarks and Final Adjournment


Kang Lin

Kang Lin, IT specialist and professional programmer in PLC, and is currently teaching Rockwell and Siemens programmable logic controllers at George Brown College and Seneca College.

He has over ten years of teaching experience in Rockwell Automation Programming, Advanced HMI, Process Control, Distributed Control Systems, and Realtime Networking. Previously, Kang worked as a Data Analyst, System Analyst, IT Specialist, and IT manager for 20 years.

Eduard Loiczli, P.Eng.

Dr. Eduard Loiczli is a Senior Electrical Engineer with over 30 years of experience in motors and drives. His most outstanding contributions are related to the development of a High-Speed Magnetic Levitation System, Vector Control System for Streetcars and Subways, and Medium Voltage 4.16Kv Drive for up to 4.5MW Induction Motor.

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Fee & Credits

$1295 + taxes

  • 1.4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
  • 14 Continuing Professional Development Hours (PDHs/CPDs)
  • ECAA Annual Professional Development Points

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