Ahead of SCADA 2017 we chat to Tasnim Abdel-Razaq, Network Control Manager at SA Power Networks. In September 2016 South Australia experienced a severe storm that lead to a statewide blackout which impacted over 1.7 million people (the population of South Australia). Tasnim shares with us SA Power Networks’ Emergency Response Plan and how systems and processes have been reviewed to reduce risks into the future.
Ahead of SCADA 2017 we chat to Andrew di Carlo, Communication and Control Systems Principal Engineer for the Forrestfield-Airport Link and Public Transport Authority (FAL) about FAL’s new $2 billion project that will provide a rail link between Perth City and Perth Airport. Andrew discusses the project’s two distinct SCADA systems and delves into how seamless integration is reducing operational risks and ensuring long-term safety.