KEMA/DNV-GL certification of communication compliance according to IEC 61850

Bridging communications and power networks


Universal Data Language for Smart Grids

Nexans ANS expands its power utility switch portfolio with a universal IEC 61850 capability to enable direct communication of all networked devices in a smart grid.

Nexans, a global player in the field of energy and communications, is proud to announce that its stack implementation for the new 16 Port iGigaswitch Series has successfully passed all KEMA certification tests which are based on IEC 61850. The KEMA tests confirm the switches´ interoperability and compatibility with all of the network devices and power station components from various vendors on a power grid network.

KEMA is an international certification and energy consulting company based in the Netherlands. KEMA tests underline and confirm the industrial readiness of network components for operation in power stations and smart grids.