The NI Grid Automation System is a programmable intelligent electronic device (IED) designed to simplify substation monitoring and upgrades while improving measurement visibility. It does what fixed-function devices on the market can’t do because the functionality is defined by software.
The personality that ships with the system makes the device function as a PMU that meets the latest C37.118.1a-2014 standard. Out of the box, the NI Grid Automation System helps bring high speed, high quality phasor data to grid operators.
The NI Grid Automation System is designed to help grid operators better measure the state of the grid