Retrofit of IEC 61850 OT Network - Solvay
Consulting & network design
Customer need: Retrofit of the OT network
Solvay needed to retrofit the OT network of Tavaux chemical factory with the latest technologies IEC 61850 MMS. The Tavaux plant relies on the distribution of 175 MW, comprising more than 30 electricity distribution or transformation rooms. Elvexys was involved to help the customer define the OT network design offering the best trade-off between cost, resilience and scalability.
Elvexys's services & solution
Consulting on OT Network, including:
IEC 61850 network design: vlan, subnetting, routing
Optical fiber upgrade capability, optical power budget computation
Bandwidth planning, on future IEC 61850 MMS & Goose traffic
Redundancy protocol selection between: HSR, PRP, MSTP
Benefits of Elvexys's solution
Cost reduction thanks to material incompatibility detection during design phase
Higher ROI due to network design simplification
The solution provided is future proof at a measured cost.