In spring and summer 2010 INFO TECH team supported our customers in configuring, testing and commissioning the IEC61850 communication in substations located in Finland, South Korea, India, Portugal, Norway and Poland.

In April 2009 the protection relay VAMP 257 with an IEC 61850 server interface implemented by INFO TECH was granted IEC61850 Certificate Level A from KEMA after an intensive one week test session.

INFO TECH expert partcipated in the certification test session at KEMA on behalf of VAMP Ltd. IEC61850 server interface in VAMP 257 was developed using INFO TECH IEC61850 Software Library.

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In March 2009 INFO TECH team presented an invited lecture on the IEC 61850 standard at the Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunication and Computer Science of Gdansk University of Technology.

The lecture included also demonstration of devices and software implementing IEC 61850 server and client interfaces. In 2008 INFO TECH presented similar lectures at Vasa Swedish Polytechnic and at Vaasa University of Applied Sciences in Finland.

VAMP Ltd. from Finland published a new issue of their customer journal Protection & Control, 1/2009, in which on page 15 they recommend both INFO TECH 61850 Avenue tool and INFO TECH IEC61850 Software Library.

INFO TECH delivered to VAMP Ltd. the implementation of IEC61850 server interface for their newest protection relays VAMP 257, VAMP 259 and VAMP 50.

IEC61850 server functionality includes configurable data model, reporting functions based on pre-defined and dynamically created datasets, GOOSE publisher and GOOSE subscriber, a tool program for generation of ICD document and configuring the device in accordance with the provided system description in SCD file. The software was developed using INFO TECH IEC61850 Software Library. VAMP relay with IEC 61850 server interface has successfully passed the tests against tools, substation gateways and SCADA systems built on 4 other IEC 61850 software libraries.