Power system control
KISTERS AG is a global IT company with 500 employees who develop resources management software for energy, water and air. 750 companies in the energy industry with its business areas of energy production, distribution, wholesale/retail and demand rely on KISTERS software. The portfolio includes market-oriented, pioneering software solutions for energy data management, portfolio management, forecasting, virtual power plant management, metering, smart grid/control technology/SCADA and lifecycle and asset management of plants and grids. KISTERS, with headquarters in Aachen and numerous international subsidiaries, is an internationally sought-after solution partner due to its expertise, application and industry experience. When using EDM systems, KISTERS is the market leader in Germany.
BTC Business Technology Consulting AG is a leading IT consultancy and provider of SAP outsourcing services in Germany with subsidiaries in Germany, Switzerland, Turkey, Poland and Japan. The company, based in Oldenburg is partner of SAP and Microsoft. With more than 1.900 employees, the BTC Group achieved a turnover of 195.8 Mio. € in 2012.
With its holistic approach BTC meets the requirements of customers in energy, industry, public and private services and telecommunications. The range of customer services available extends from process consultancy to systems launch and integration right up to operating systems as a provider of outsourcing services.
Another focus is on energy-related software products. BTC develops customized applications and systems based on modern software architectures and programming languages, and the use of established methods for modeling and quality assurance. The integration of systems and building service-oriented applications is another core competence, which BTC has already demonstrated in numerous projects.
With the product BTC PRINS ® BTC has more than 40 years of experience in the field of network control technology. The company's goal was and is the supply of control systems as complete projects or procurement of software licenses. We mainly focus on utilities working in electricity, gas, water / wastewater and district heating and also on industries with high energy density and their own networks.
The FlowChief® team offers innovative and universally web-enabled software products for monitoring and controlling process plants.
Communication is maintained on an equal footing with customers, interested parties and partners. Effective solutions that easily meet all requirements in practice are only produced in dialogue. Intensive exchange of thoughts and joint development of ideas has become a policy.
FlowChief GmbH is a software and service provider, developer and manufacturer of the following products:
• FlowChief® process control system
• e-Gem energy management system
All the functions of the software products are used in a standard web browser without additional software being needed at the client. The systems are completely multi-client capable and designed for any language. For instance, the FlowChief® process control system monitors and controls a process plant on site or remotely. A wide variety of external applications can also be remotely transferred centrally to a server. FlowChief® products can be used together with the powerful telecontrol and substation automation technology of SAE IT-systems in many industries and countries for public and industrial applications.
Plant engineering and cabinet building
Am Glaswerk 7
ATS GmbH provides complex solutions in the areas of automation, control /telecontrol and network technology, telecommunication and mechanical engineering. Economic and technically optimised systems are designed and manufactured for utility companies in the segments drinking water, energy, gas and heat as well as for the areas of wastewater disposal and infrastructure.
Isoblock Schaltanlagen GmbH & Co. KG
Isoblock has developed continuously and market-oriented since its foundation in 1966 from a two-man business to a company with more than 100 employees. Isoblock has been planning, supplying and installing transfer and transformer stations, including state-of-the-art network protection technology, since 1977.
The development of the public supply network into a "smart grid" requires the stations to be equipped with innovative telecontrol and communication technology. Isoblock adapts the telecontrol systems precisely to the respective requirements and thus optimises the costs incurred. Isoblock supplies transformer and transfer stations for your projects in full service - everything from a single source.
Their service package also includes a wide range of services such as cleaning and maintenance of medium and low voltage systems or the recurring inspection of network protection systems in accordance with VDE AR 4110. These are important components in the value-added chain of the company's customers as function- and value-preserving measures.
The certified quality management system, the continuous qualification of personnel, the use of state-of-the-art production and assembly technology as well as individual, project- and cost-oriented planning and implementation guarantee Isoblock customers optimum safety and availability of their products and services.
Grid. Protection. Development
The long tradition in the development and production of high quality protection relays following "swiss made" standards, and thus requires us to develop and produce reliable, cost-effective and ecological systems for future stable electrical grids. Inspired by innovation and guided by integrity, we help our clients to reach their ambitious targets. Our success is ultimately justified by the benefits in working together with our customers. Open minded we identify new market opportunities and future technology. To meet these requirements strengthens our self-confidence and means quality of life.
We expect and give spontaneous feedback and learn from mistakes to continuously improve. NSE employees with their unique knowledge and skill set, as well as their tireless efforts in serving the customer build a base for a long-term relationship. And if the user does not notice the complex technology in the background, even if the requirements are constantly growing, then it serves the people exactly as we planned it once, because then "economy and ecology has been united by inner strength" .
HEITEC stands for industrial expertise in Automation, digitalization and electronics and offers solutions, products, and services. With high-tech, reliable and economical system solutions, HEITEC helps its more than 2,000 customers increase their productivity and optimize their products. More than 1,000 employees in many locations in Germany and abroad guarantee closeness to the customer and extensive industry expertise.
HEITEC's expertise in protection and control technology includes the concept development, parameterization and commissioning of the complete secondary technology, plant communication with standardized protocols as well as initial and recurring tests of protective devices, such as DMT/IDMT, distance, differential or Q/U protection.
Next Kraftwerke GmbH
Lichtstraße 43 g
Next Kraftwerke GmbH is a spin-off of the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne (EWI). The founders Hendrik Sämisch & Jochen Schwill can therefore draw on 50 years of technical expertise. Their business concept in brief:
Next Kraftwerke optimises revenues from electricity generation plants by intelligent interconnection in the virtual power plant Next Pool. This bundled capacity, entirely in the sense of "the whole is greater than the sum of its parts", is marketed in the best possible manner by Next Kraftwerke for the purposes either of direct marketing (key phrase: market premium model) or of control energy.
Kapsch Carrier Solutions GmbH
41468 Neuss (Düsseldorf), Germany
For many years now, we have successfully been building up and applying our expertise as a system integrator and distributor for solutions and products aimed at voice and data transmission. As part of the internationally active Kapsch Group, we are a major concern with far-reaching influence. As a reliable partner in Germany, Kapsch Carrier Solutions offers you optimum solutions for your requirements. Among the companies making up our extensive and satisfied customer base: energy suppliers, carriers, service providers, municipalities, authorities, higher education and industry. Our product portfolio is orientated to the needs of our customers and remains in a constant state of the refinement. In close collaboration with leading international manufacturers, we devise innovative and reliable solutions tailored to the requirements resented to us – while paying close attention to the unique circumstances of each individual project. The high qualification of our employees ensures the very best quality. Certification of our quality management system according to ISO 9001:2008 allows us to ensure that this quality and reliability remain cornerstones underpinning the way we work. What is more, we have gained certification according to the internationally recognised standards ISO 14001:2004 for effective environmental management systems and OHSAS 18001:2007 for occupational health and safety. These international standards serve to document that all processes and workflows in our company are subject to continual monitoring and control as part of a continuous improvement process.
Horstmann GmbH is a medium-sized company based in Heiligenhaus. Located centrally in the Düsseldorf-Essen-Wuppertal triangle of cities, its has been serving its customers from the area of electrical energy supply for over 65 years. Its quality products and solutions for medium voltage systems are used throughout the world.
The central divisions of the company are situated in Heiligenhaus. All sales activities are coordinated from here. Other key areas are the qualified development department and advanced electronics production. In its subsidiary plant in the Eifel close to the Luxembourg border, the company manufactures a wide range of mechanical products and components.
HORSTMANN currently employs around 150 well trained and dedicated staff. The company is now in its third generation of management. Dirk Horstmann and Olaf Zugehoehr complete the Management team alongside Werner Horstmann, the youngest son of the company’s founder.
As a medium-sized company, HORSTMANN is a reliable partner to energy suppliers and the electrical industry. Specialisation in just a few product fields, the application of quality standards plus the continual expansion of development activities have ensured that HORSTMANN products enjoy an international reputation.