Our Communications Team has considerable experience in New Zealand power HV systems communications.  They are uniquely qualified to support our clients’ needs as well as being closely integrated with Tesla protection engineering experts, and highly experienced substation designers.

Members of our team are active participants within the Australasian CIGRE D2 Panel (Information Systems and Telecommunications), and international working groups producing technical publications.  We also hold Government endorsed “Approved Radio Certifier” status allowing direct radio link licensing.

Our specialised on-going engagements include standard design authoring and management for fibre optic cabling, and control systems.

Our team provides specialist skills in many areas of the HV power industry:

  • Communication system security assessment and planning,
  • Data interface, protocols, isolators, converters, and cabinet design,
  • Ethernet Local and Wide Area Networking,
  • Fibre optic cabling, for both external and internal infrastructure. Includes management cabinets, patching, interface design and specialist techniques,
  • Microwave radio both Analogue and IP,
  • Network operations, monitoring, asset database management and equipment configuration,
  • Protection services over IP bearers,
  • Protection signalling services, equipment and interfaces,
  • Radio path analysis, mobile radio services (digital and analogue), fixed link design, interference studies, antenna, and cabinet design,
  • SDH & PDH multiplex and bearers,
  • Secure power supply, converters, inverters and supply discrimination techniques for high reliability,
  • Smart metering networks,
  • Standard design development for control systems and communications,
  • Strategic reviews of Business and Operations telecommunication requirements,
  • TELCO assessment and service negotiation.