Benin to install an advanced distribution management system

first_img“The Distribution Management System (ADMS) will help optimise energy distribution, reduce electricity losses and minimise shortages. GE has signed contracts with the government of Benin to helpthe country to meet growing energy needs while developing self-sustainingelectricity systems. TAGSADMSGE Previous articleScholarships transforming the energy sectorNext articleSouth Africa: Things you need to know about the EV market Babalwa BunganeBabalwa Bungane is the content producer for ESI Africa – Clarion Events Africa. Babalwa has been writing for the publication for over five years. She also contributes to sister publications; Smart Energy International and Power Engineering International. Babalwa is a social media enthusiast. The ADMS will be provide utility Société Béninoise d’EnergieElectrique with algorithms and predictive analytics to enable grid automation. Finance and Policy This article was featured on our sister website Smart Energy International. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR GE will also upgrade the utility’s substations andtelecommunication infrastructure at the National Distribution Control Center inCotonou. AFD and Eskom commit to a competitive electricity sector In Benin, GE will supply the country’s first advanceddistribution management system (ADMS) to increase energy reliability andefficiency. The project will help Benin to reduce its energy imports,currently at 85% of the country’s total energy demand.center_img GE Renewable Energy has secured a contract to moderniseenergy transmission and distribution networks in Benin. UNDP China, CCIEE launch report to facilitate low-carbon development For instance, the system will be able to predict issues,identify the faults on the grid and propose a restoration plan. Generation “This system will also help manage the security and maintain control of the grid, “according to the National Coordinator for MCA-Benin II. Low carbon, solar future could increase jobs in the future – SAPVIA “This project is aligned with the government’s ambition to efficiently manage the generation from power plants, microgrids and other grid infrastructure to improve the quality, efficiency and availability of power to our customers. BRICS Featured image: Stock last_img read more