Delivering fast, reliable and secure communications solutions enabling high availability for mission critical applicationsDownload Utilities Communications overview
Overcoming new challenges
Power Utilities are facing new challenges in their communication networks that need to be considered when implementing or refurbishing Operational Communication Networks:
GE’s Utilities Communications portfolio delivers communications across the grid. Operating globally, we provide reliable solutions, technical expertise, and project execution capabilities to meet your communication needs, enabling a high level of service availability for mission critical applications
+ 70 years of experience
Leverage GE’s knowledge, technical expertise, and project execution capabilities to transform your communication network. Respond to new grid requirements, through a smooth and phased transition, conserving existing investments, all with no operational service interruption.
Maintain the integrity of your communications services by combining multiple isolation levels across a dedicated, private telecom network solution.
Bring together legacy, 3rd party and GE technologies into a single network, and benefit from GE’s extensive project, application and industry experience to deliver complex integrations.
Translate data into intelligence
Improve telecom network reliability and gain increased visibility in order to make informed decisions without compromising operational integrity.
Master network complexity
Unlock GE’s resources and skills to design and deploy mission critical operational telecom networks with intelligent operational tools, allowing error-free site configuration and commissioning without in-depth knowledge of telecom technologies.
Deliver performance and reliability
GE’s Utilities Communication solutions are designed to meet severe performance and very high reliability requirements of Power Utilities’ mission-critical applications while providing operational flexibility and efficiency.
Network Service & Management
GE’s Sentinel delivers a management solution for the monitoring and control of multi-layer operations networks and services, bringing greater efficiency and productivity, and assuring mission critical applications through enhanced monitoring of communication services and infrastructures.
Protection & Control Communications
Prompt, dependable and secure transmission of commands and control signals across the grid. GE’s Gridcom DIP.net is a versatile interface between the electrical substation and telecom network, bringing benefits such as low cost of ownership, easy and secure remote access, as well as advanced monitoring functionality.
Wide Area Optical Transport Networks
GE’s Gridcom DXC suite of products offer hybrid platforms to enable aggregation and transport of all operational services over optical fibers, bringing reliable and fast communication for the continuous operation of power delivery systems and mission critical operational services.
HV Power Line Communications
GE’s Gridcom T390 integrated system, combines high performance and flexibility allowing utilities to reliably and efficiently transmit voice, data, teleprotection and any other operational services over HV transmission lines.
Smart Grid Communications
Flexible, cost effective, and robust communication solutions, providing reliable coverage for Distribution and DER applications over wired and wireless media, suitable for wide area mission-critical automation and control applications, and designed for use in harsh industrial environments.
Training, Consulting and Support
Optimize network reliability, up-time and performance with GE’s Utilities Communications comprehensive services offering to help successfully deploy and maintain equipment and business solutions globally. These services include:
Extensive series of courses tailored to power utility needs
Expert assistance for the definition of target networks and migration paths
Maintenance and support
Field maintenance and customer support through world-wide network of telecom dedicated technical skills
Commissioning and testing
Design, installation, testing and optimization for communication solutions
Engineering and integration
Technical expertise to deliver custom solutions