Russian President Vladimir V. Putin launched the Presnya substation after its major upgrade for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. During the upgrade, the substation was equipped with innovative solutions, including the automated process control system based on the TOPAZ software and hardware system.
The Presnya substation is owned by the Moscow United Electric Grid Company (MOESK, part of Rosseti Group). The capacity of the substation's feeding center is about 952 MVA. The Presnya substation supplies electricity to the Grand Sports Arena of the Luzhniki Olympic Complex for 80,000 spectators.
The Director General of PJSC MOESK and Director General of Rosseti noted that the substation is equipped with modern equipment of the TOPAZ software and hardware system and meets all the operational, efficiency, and security requirements.
The substation is equipped by the automated process control system with the following components: power supply unit cabinets, control system cabinets, operating staff automated workplaces, process control engineer's workplace, power-system protection, process control engineer's portable workplace, document storage cabinet, spare parts, tools, and equipment.
The Presnya substation became the first to implement full-scale support of the IEC 61850-8-1 MMS protocol for device queries.