The state-of-the-art Substation Automation System (SAS) at the 220 kV Switchyard of Basochhu Hydropower Plant was successfully commissioned and handed over to the client on 16 November 2021. The scope of the Contract, which was awarded on 07 August 2019, included the replacement of the Control & Protection Panels and the SCADA System of the Switchyard and the numerical protection relays at the Upper-stage and Lower-stage powerhouses.

The successful completion of this project places BHUTAN AUTOMATION amongst the few Companies in the region that have successfully implemented SAS on IEC 61850 PRP protocol.