Smart Unit

What is the Smart Unit?

The Smart Unit is a communication and control unit designed to collect and submit data from the power plant to the Control Center of the Virtual Power Plant as well as to receive online instructions from the VPP Control Center. The Smart Unit enables VPP’s virtual power plant to manage power generation and consumption in line with real-time market demands. 

 

Technical setup

The PLC module indicates some key signals for review (Set points, Actual powers, Availability, Connection state), only VPP engineers are granted further access.

The Smart Unit equipment holds a compliance certified by TÜV Rheinland’s International Standards for Safety of Machinery No. EN 60204-1:2006+A1