Power line carrier systems for IPTO

‒ Power line carrier systems with double power supply and integrated teleprotection function

ZIV consolidates its position in Greece with a new contract with IPTO.

  • New order for high voltage telecom systems
  • Power line carrier systems with double power supply and integrated teleprotection function
  • Onsite training included


ZIV has been awarded another order to supply Power Line Carrier Communications Systems to the National Transmission Operator IPTO. In the previous tender, the Spanish company, specialized in high tech solutions for transmission and distribution systems, was also selected as a reference supplier for high voltage communication systems. Under the terms of this new agreement, ZIV will provide universal power line carrier systems to communicate with the substations, for both analogue and digital signals.

The OPU model selected to cover the IPTO necessities includes OFDM and QAM Modulation, double power supply and integrated teleprotection function, in addition to the usual voice and data services of these kind of devices.

The scope of the contract includes a five-day intensive training course for a telecommunication engineering team. ZIV consolidates its position with this new agreement in Greece, where it has also built a strong relationship with many local EPC contractors and system integrators who are active on renewable projects. Greece intends to increase the share of renewable energy in electricity consumption from 29.2% to 61% and the share of energy efficient transport from 6.6% to 19%, according to its final National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP) for the period 2021-2030.


About IPTO

The Independent Power Transmission Operator S.A. (IPTO) was established with Law 4001/2011 and operates as an Independent Transmission Operator in line with the provisions of EU Directive 2009/72/EC.. The mission of IPTO is the operation, control, maintenance, and development of the Hellenic Electricity Transmission System, to ensure the country’s supply with electricity in an adequate, safe, efficient, and reliable manner.

About ZIV

ZIV Aplicaciones y Tecnologia is a company based in the North of Spain offering a complete portfolio of digital protection &control, metering, communication, monitoring and automation equipment and systems for generation, transmission and distribution electric utilities, industries and EPC contractors worldwide.  With a commitment to innovation, to an open and flexible approach, and to teamwork, ZIV has grown to become a leader in SMART SOLUTIONS for HV, MV and LV Grids – Serving customers in more than 85 countries.

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