Swedish contractor in partnership with ABB have been selected by Jordan Electricity Distribution Company (EDCO) for the new “EDCO SCADA Control Centre Establishment”. The delivery consists of SCADA/DMS system for monitoring & control of the electricity distribution system up to 33KV level, mainly in the Jordan Valley, southern and eastern rural part of Jordan.
EPC Contractor, will organise project management, engineering, delivery, installation and commissioning of adaption work in 53 substations to provide a fully functional SCADA system. The scope of supply also includes delivery of a communication network for the SCADA communication. The project is scheduled for completion in 24 months, i.e. by the end of 2018.
Aedilis as subcontractor had the scope of engineering for all 53 substations, assembly and delivery of the panels, protection and control supervision.
The “SCADA National Centre Establishment Project” is part of an extensive modernization program being carried out by EDCO to improve grid reliability and efficiency. By implementing a SCADA/DMS system it will benefit to the Jordan society. There will be less power outages that influence the consumers and industries. By use of remote control of the electricity power grid it will give EDCO the possibility to restore and manage the electricity grid much faster.