Active Network Management – ANM – DERMS

ZIV provides the most comprehensive Active Network Management (ANM) solutions on the market today. We offer complete turnkey solutions from the DER connection hardware to the Centralised Management software controlling entire DSO regions.

ZIV’s Advanced Energy Automation Platform manages and optimises all distributed energy resources (generation and load) within the network constraint limits.

The platform enables a range of flexible  services to be provided, from TSO network support to DNO network management.

ZIV’s Advanced Energy Automation Platform provides solutions at 3 levels.:

  • Level 1 management at the DER interface.
  • Level 2 management at the substation / zone level.
  • Level 3 centralised management across larger geographic areas.
ANM - DERMS - FLEXIBILITY SERVICES BY ZIV AUTOMATION UK

ANM Level 1, 2, 3 Offerings

DER

RELAYS + GATEWAYS + TELECOM SYSTEMS

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Level 1 – DER CONTROLLER

Level 1 DER Controller is an essential element of any ANM scheme. It’s the interface unit to monitor and control the output of any DER, Generation or Load (e.g. Wind/Solar Farm, Battery Storage,..). This multi-function controller provides:

DER

RELAYS + GATEWAYS + TELECOM SYSTEMS

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Level 2 – ANM SUBSTATION CONTROLLER

Level 2 ANM Substation Controller is a distributed Substation/Zone Controller operating a localised ANM scheme. It manages the local generation and loads to deliver the ANM services within the network constraints.

DER

RELAYS + GATEWAYS + TELECOM SYSTEMS

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Level 3 – CENTRALISED CONTROLLER

Level 3 ANM Controller is a centralised DERMS/ANM platform operating wide area multi GSP schemes. It secures the network against thermal and voltage violations and supports multiple flexibility services.

  • Setpoint / Trip control to DER
  • MW, Mvar, V and PF operating modes
  • Intelligent failsafe operation
  • Local operation display
  • Connection Voltage control
  • PQ curve monitoring and alarming
  • Active Constraint Management
  • Adaptive network optimisation
  • Provision of flexibility services
  • MW, Mvar, PF control services
  • Fault level monitoring
  • Pre/Post Fault Curtailment
  • Transmission / Distribution DERMS/ANM
  • Multiple GSPs – wide area schemes
  • Provision of flexibility services across SO/TO boundary
  • Constraint Management / Virtual Power Plant
  • Blackstart / Microgrid
  • CIM based model with data driven architecture
  • Integrate multiple Level 2 and Level 1 Control schemes

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Success Stories

SSEN picks ZIV´s Active Network Management Solutions

SSEN picks ZIV automation to help deliver a smarter energy system for its 3.8 million customers Location: UK Custormer: SSEN Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks EPC / Partner: N/A Distribution Automation System: ZIV Keywords: Active Network Management, ANM, SSEN, Smart grid, renewables integration, Distribution Grid Digitalization Other cases Contact Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) following a competitive tendering process has [...]

ZIV Automation has supplied a protection and automation system for Llynfl Afan Renewable Energy Park

28 June 2017. For Network Online Magazine   ZIV Automation was chosen to provide a turnkey solution for protection and automation at Llynfl Afan Renewable Energy Park, together with the main contractor, NRS Group from Livingston (Scotland), and Gamesa Energy UK (GEUK). The park is connected to Western Power Distribution’s network. ZIV´s 25-year experience contributed to the successful conclusion of this […]

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