EFACEC Energia, S. A. is a member of the EFACEC Group, the largest Portuguese group in the electromechanical area. The areas where EFACEC Energia is actively involved are the supply of primary equipment, energy solutions and related services, as well as management and automation solutions for power systems, the latter by the Switchgear and Automation (S&A) Business Unit.
After developing its own technology and acquiring expertise over a period started in the early 80's, the S&A business unit focused its core business on solutions, comprising Electric Power Grids Management and Automation, based on a philosophy of innovation and differentiation with a strong integration capability of diversified technological competences.
The S&A business unit provides solutions for Distribution, Transmission, Grid Management Systems (SCADA/DMS/EMS), Outage Management, Integrated Substation Command, Control and Protection Systems, Distribution Automation, Generation, Power Plants Management Systems (SCADA/EMS), Renewable Energy Power Plants Dispatching, Hydroelectric Power Plant Automation, and Wind Farms Power Plant Automation. Within EFACEC Energia, the S&A business unit supplies turnkey systems for power system management, automation and protection.
The S&A business unit carries out a strong autonomous and continuous R&D activity. Major developments are performed in the areas of SCADA/EMS/DMS systems and substation automation systems, for transmission and distribution grids.